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BSNL APN settings for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

      BSNL   Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)   Android

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with BSNL GSM, BSNL HSDPA and BSNL LTE 50%.

To configure BSNL APN settings with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) follow below steps.

BSNL Internet APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: BSNL 1
APN: bsnlnet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl

Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.

If the above BSNL Internet APN settings do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnlnet on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Authentication typePAP

If the above BSNL Internet APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnllive on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

APNbsnllive
Authentication typeNone

If the above BSNL Internet APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnlnet on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Authentication typeNone

BSNL MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: BSNL 3
APN: bsnlmms
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://bsnlmmsc.in:8514/
MMS Proxy: 10.210.10.11
MMS Port: 8080
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: mms

Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.

If the above BSNL MMS APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to BSNL MMS APN settings to get bsnlmms on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

MMSChttp://bsnlmmsc.in:8514
Authentication typeNone

For Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5), when you type BSNL APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering BSNL Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as bsnlnet and not as BSNLNET or Bsnlnet. If entering bsnlmms APN Settings above to your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5), APN should be entered as bsnlmms and not as BSNLMMS or Bsnlmms.

BSNL MCC-MNC values

404-34
404-38
404-51
404-53
404-54
404-55
404-57
404-58
404-59
404-62
404-64
404-66
404-71
404-72
404-73
404-74
404-75
404-76
404-77
404-79
404-80
404-81

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with BSNL

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with below network frequencies of BSNL. Idol 3 (5.5) has variants USA.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTEBand 3 1800 MHz*
  USABand 5 850 MHz*
*These frequencies of BSNL may not have countrywide coverage for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Explain Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with BSNL

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) has modal variants USA.

BSNL 2G APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports BSNL 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

BSNL 3G APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports BSNL 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

BSNL 4G LTE APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with BSNL 4G depends on the modal variants and USA.

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz only in some areas of India.

USA

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) USA supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of India.

Overall compatibililty of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with BSNL is 75%. The compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with BSNL, or the BSNL network support on Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) and BSNL network. Even Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is listed as compatible here, BSNL network can still disallow (sometimes) Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if BSNL allows Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network, whether Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work properly or not, in which bands Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work on BSNL and the network performance between BSNL and Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5). To check if Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is really allowed in BSNL network please contact BSNL support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) to use on BSNL.

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) network specifications

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) - USA
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