Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Fibre, VDSL customers use more data: Telecom NZ
Posted on 4-Dec-2013 08:09 by Bill Bennett. | Tags Filed under: News.


Telecom NZ data consumption by technology

Telecom NZ reports significant differences between the average data use depending on delivery technology.

Customers with VDSL or fibre plans chew through almost three times as much data per month as people with an ADSL account.

In October the average ADSL customer used 33GB while VDSL customers consumed 90GB  and fibre customers got through 81GB.

Telecom NZ says while the number of VDSL and Fibre customers are small, there’s a clear trend towards them choosing larger data plans.

Commenting on the numbers, the company says: “Anecdotally, the increase in data used is video traffic, particularly YouTube. This is accentuated by multiple devices in the home like smart phones and tablets.”

That’s true, although I noticed October was a particularly heavy month with major software upgrades to Windows, Macs and iOS devices.

[digitl 2013]

digitl on Google+




comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gareth Morgan is a genius
Created by Satch, last reply by frankv on 9-Dec-2016 13:06 (106 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


NZ Prime Minister John Key Resigns
Created by ajobbins, last reply by elpenguino on 9-Dec-2016 12:44 (217 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


The President Of The USA - Who do you think?
Created by TimA, last reply by DarthKermit on 8-Dec-2016 16:22 (909 replies)
Pages... 59 60 61


Dishwasher not Working Properly
Created by tdgeek, last reply by mdav056 on 5-Dec-2016 20:18 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark wireless broadband and home /lan access: CGNAT limitations
Created by yokkem, last reply by BarTender on 8-Dec-2016 15:57 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark not planning to deploy native IPv6 at all. Ever.
Created by Erayd, last reply by sbiddle on 7-Dec-2016 20:57 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Wilson's Car Park - When Free is not free
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by cr250bromo on 9-Dec-2016 09:30 (51 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


JB Hifi Cost & GST Sale - 7th Dec
Created by Finch, last reply by Kopkiwi on 7-Dec-2016 15:11 (16 replies)
Pages... 2