List of APN settings for different countries to surf over data networks ( internet ) with your smartphone and where to buy the prepaid sim card

This list is helpful for all who use a local prepaid sim-card when visiting another country and need to setup internet access on their smarthphone or router: ( how do you get a sim card

A) Switzerland and Italy and Denmark:

Switzerland

Settings for Swisscom – Access Point Names:

Name : Swisscom
APN : gprs.swisscom.ch
Proxy : <Not set>
Port : <Not set>
Username : <Not set>
Password : <Not set>
Server : <Not set>
MMSC : http://mms.natel.ch:8079
MMS proxy : 192.168.210.002
MMS port : 8080
MCC : 228
MNC : 01
APN type : <Not set>

Where can I buy a sim card ? How do you get a sim card ? Where can you get a sim card ?

Swisscom Shops or Swisscom Partner Shops such as the Mobile Zone (see map). Select Partner Shops to view the locations. Switzerland is pretty well covered.
Activation of my prepaid sim card took less than 10 minutes in the Swisscom Shop and costs 19.90 CHF.

Settings OK TalkEasy Sim Card:

Name : OK
APN : Netgprs.com
Proxy : 192.168.10.2
Port : <Not set>
Username : tsl
Password : tsl
Server : <Not set>
MMSC : http://mms.natel.ch:8079
MMS proxy : 192.168.210.002
MMS port : 8080
MCC : 228
MNC : 03
Authentification Type: PAP
APN type : default,supl

Where to buy ?

Sim-Card tarrifes.
Places to buy. I bought my Sim-card for 15 CHF in a KKiosk. You find a KKiosk for example at the airports in Switzerland and at Railwaystations. They also open on Week-ends. However they will activate the card only during week days. You also need to provide an identity card.

Lebara Sim Card (prepaid) can be bought at Amazon: Lebara SIM Card (Switzerland)
The Lebara Sim Card can be reloaded at any ticket machine on the train stations in Switzerland.

Italy

Settings for Vodafone:

Name: Acc. Internet da cell

APN: mobile.vodafone.it

Proxy: not set

Port: not set

Username: not set

Password: not set

Server: not set

MMSC: not set

MMS-Proxy: not set

MMS-Port: not set

MCC: 222

MNC: 10

Authentication-Typ: not set

APN-Typ: default,supl

Where to buy?

I bought the vodafone micro sim-card in the vodafone shop in Budoni, island of Sardina in Italy at 9:45 am on a Monday. It was activated by 2:20 pm the same day. The card allows for one month 500 MB data transfer and unlimeted local sms to vodafone users for 10 Euro. For the activation of the Micro sim-card 15 Euro additionally were charged. Only a copy of my passport was taken. No forms to fill or any other data required from my side.

Settings for TIM – Telecom Italia:

Name: mms
APN: mms.tim.it
Proxy: not set
Port: not set
Username: not set
Password: not set
Server: not set
MMSC: http://mms.tim.it/servlets/mms
MMS Proxy: 213.230.130.089
MMS Port: 80
MCC: 222
MNC: 01
APN Type: mms

If you want to buy a prepaid sim card on amazon:Uno Mobile Italian Prepaid SIM Card

Denmark

Lebara Sim Card
These APN (AccessPointName) Settings have worked for me:
Name: Lebara internet
APN: internet
Proxy: <Not set>
Port: <Not set>
Username: <Not set>
Password:<Not set>
Server:<Not set>
MMSC:<Not set>
MMS proxy:<Not set>
MCC: 238
MNC: 02
Authentication type: none
APN type: default

Where to buy ?
Sim Card can be bought online at Amazon:
Lebara SIM Card (Denmark) or for example WHSmith or 7-Eleven.
More details on how to activate internet access on the lebara sim card see here.

See also: Quick Reference Card on how to setup internet access for your smartphone

B) All countries around the world (globe) :

The following links were provided by experts on Linkedin
Ivan Pisachev (Linkedin Profile):

World’s GPRS APN List

Flexispy Mobile APN Setting to use GPRS

Dirk-Jan Koeman (Linkedin Profile):

List by Vysoo

List of all International Manual GPRS Settings Arranged Country-wise: WorldWide by Amit Rawat

 

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