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APN Descriptions and Characteristics

The following tables describe the usage and network attributes of general and special-purpose AT&T Access Point Names.

Available AT&T APNs and Usage Descriptions

APNTypeUsage
phone General Smartphones
broadband General Laptops and tablets
nxtgenphone General Voice over LTE
wap.cingular General Legacy APN for consumer data plans. Current phones are not provisioned with this APN.
i2gold Special Purpose Connects Mobility data centers to a customer hub location. Uses static IP addresses.
Custom Custom Customized options to address business or enterprise needs.

Access, Capabilities, and Characteristics of AT&T-Supported APNs

APNwap.cingular, phone, broadbandnxtgen phonei2goldCustom
Supported Networks EDGE, UMTS LTE EDGE, UMTS EDGE, UMTS
IP Addresses Private Private Public Public or private
IP Address Provider AT&T AT&T AT&T AT&T or customer
Static IP Address No No Pseudo-
static
Optional
Dynamic DNS No No Yes Optional
Customer Type Any Any Any Business or Enterprise
Specific to a Customer No No No Yes
Access to Web Optimization No No No Optional if using AT&T public IP address
Access to Fixed-End Connections (AT&T CCS) No No No Yes
Access to Internet Yes Yes Yes Optional if using AT&T public IP address