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Singtel APN settings for alcatel Tetra

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alcatel Tetra is compatible with Singtel GSM, alcatel Tetra is not compatible with Singtel HSDPA and alcatel Tetra is not compatible with Singtel LTE.

We do not recommend using alcatel Tetra with Singtel as Tetra will only support Singtel 2G in Singapore. The data transfer speeds with Tetra will be extremely low for Singtel. Check the compatibility of alcatel Tetra with Singtel for the details.

To configure Singtel APN settings with alcatel Tetra follow below steps.

Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings

In your alcatel Tetra app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If alcatel Tetra has already set values for Singtel 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Singtel 2
APN: e-ideas
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.singtel.com:10021/mmsc
MMS proxy: 165.21.42.84
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 525
MNC: 01
Authentication type:
APN type:
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Singtel 2 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your alcatel Tetra to apply Singtel 2 APN settings.

If the above Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Tetra, make below changes to Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings to get SingTel (PostPaid) on your alcatel Tetra.

APN typedefault,supl,mms
Authentication typeNone

If the above Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings too do not work on your Tetra, make below changes to Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings to get SingTel (PrePaid) on your alcatel Tetra.

APNhicard
APN typedefault,supl,mms
Authentication typeNone

For alcatel Tetra, when you type Singtel APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Singtel Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as e-ideas and not as E-IDEAS or E-ideas. If entering SingTel (PrePaid) APN Settings above to your alcatel Tetra, APN should be entered as hicard and not as HICARD or Hicard.

Singtel MCC-MNC values

525-01
525-02

alcatel Tetra compatibility with Singtel

alcatel Tetra is compatible with below network frequencies of Singtel.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA Not compatible
4G
LTE Not compatible

Explain alcatel Tetra compatibility with Singtel

Singtel 2G APN with alcatel Tetra

alcatel Tetra supports Singtel 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Singtel 3G APN with alcatel Tetra

alcatel Tetra does not support Singtel 3G.

Singtel 4G LTE APN with alcatel Tetra

alcatel Tetra does not support Singtel 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of alcatel Tetra with Singtel is 25%. The compatibility of alcatel Tetra with Singtel, or the Singtel network support on alcatel Tetra we have explained here is only a technical specification match between alcatel Tetra and Singtel network. Even alcatel Tetra is listed as compatible here, Singtel network can still disallow (sometimes) alcatel Tetra in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Singtel allows alcatel Tetra in their network, whether alcatel Tetra will work properly or not, in which bands alcatel Tetra will work on Singtel and the network performance between Singtel and alcatel Tetra. To check if alcatel Tetra is really allowed in Singtel network please contact Singtel support. Do not use this website to decide to buy alcatel Tetra to use on Singtel.

alcatel Tetra network specifications

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 12(700), 14(700)
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