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ratmanhk
Posts: 146
Registered: ‎05-04-2011

Data usage competition!!

Ok. Hope you people don't mind but I'm running a competition. Who has used the most data in a 24 hour period?? No tethering allowed. The winner gets something...not sure yet. My record is 243MB.
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Nabs
Posts: 8,768
Registered: ‎06-05-2009

Re: Data usage competition!!

ratmanhk,

 

Your rules are vague.

Are you counting just mobile data or total data used in a day?

 

For me:

  • Mobile data: 70.68Mb
  • Total Data: 726.42Mb

 



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AnnS
Posts: 12,238
Registered: ‎25-03-2008

Re: Data usage competition!!

I assume this is something to do with your data charges using your Blackberry whilst you were roaming in China and is a roundabout way of finding out whether or not it is possible to use that amount of data in a 24 hour period.

Ann

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ratmanhk
Posts: 146
Registered: ‎05-04-2011

Re: Data usage competition!!

Ann you have seen straight through me !!  Yes this is what it is all about. I just want to get a feel of what other people use...

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ratmanhk
Posts: 146
Registered: ‎05-04-2011

Re: Data usage competition!!

What is the difference. Educate me.

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dcarmi
Posts: 1,430
Registered: ‎01-10-2008

Re: Data usage competition!!

Are we allowed to stream video? How about attempting download some linux distros? The prize had better be a might amount of dosh to allow the winner to pay their bill!

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SynthFG
Posts: 2,959
Registered: ‎24-11-2009

Re: Data usage competition!!

Blew through 1.5Gby in an hour this morning over wi-fi updating the maps on my N8, do I win 


Note I do not work for voda, Nor now am I a customer
My advice comes from experience and my opinions are my own

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dcarmi
Posts: 1,430
Registered: ‎01-10-2008

Re: Data usage competition!!

Sorry Synth. Wifi does not count. 1.5GB in a hour over 3G would have been impressive (probably more likely 4 give a fair signal)

 

You going on your world tour then?

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SynthFG
Posts: 2,959
Registered: ‎24-11-2009

Re: Data usage competition!!

Unfortunatly not, 

Nokia appear to have pushed out updated maps for most of europe, and as buisness ocasionally takes me across the channel I keep the likes of France, Holland, Germany on the phone along with the UK

 

Would have been an interesting abet expensive experiment to see how long it would have taken over 3G (tho I think using my sure signal would have been cheeting)

 

Given the volume of data, II did use a data counter app to make damn sure it was comming in over the Wi-Fi


Note I do not work for voda, Nor now am I a customer
My advice comes from experience and my opinions are my own

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dcarmi
Posts: 1,430
Registered: ‎01-10-2008

Re: Data usage competition!!

Funny you say about using a data counter. Yesterday, I turned on the hotspot facility which switches off wifi and forgot to re-enable. Later I was updating some apps and thought "why so slow?"

 

Yup. Forgot to switch wifi back on! 

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