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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 94893 21-Dec-2011 03:14 Send private message

Snap now show some pretty cool statistics about your data usage, so I'm curious as to how much data people with the All-you-can-eat Google/YouTube add-on are using.

My roll over is in 2 days time, and I've used 16GB of YouTube data this month.

I don't think my YouTube usage has increased since I got the add-on; I still watch most videos in 320p.  Still, I think it's so worth it for $2.  I'm saving $13/month based on otherwise having to pay for that data.

I imagine other are making much better use of the add-on!




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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 560130 21-Dec-2011 07:00 Send private message

why do you watch vids in 320p? speed?

Most are available in at least 480p now, and many in 720 or 1080.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 560219 21-Dec-2011 12:12 Send private message

Our office used 23.06 GB on Google/Youtube last month

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 560235 21-Dec-2011 12:49 Send private message

just going on the stats from my modem, i use between 30-40 GB a month but i watch everything in HD where possible so its worth it for me.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 560269 21-Dec-2011 14:04 Send private message

I watch 360p because that's my only option =( However, I still go through 20gb+ a month from youtube though.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 560365 21-Dec-2011 18:00 Send private message

I dont have the free youtube addon because im still on the old plans and havent been bothered to change, however i might actually ring up tomorrow to do it :P

But my mate who i convinced to change over to snap, he has used like 10GB of regular data in about a week vs 35GB of free youtube.

This is why he is on snap :) #Winning. 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 560501 21-Dec-2011 23:45 Send private message

watch most of youtube content in the highest quality. Even had a look at some 4K content.

Free Google/Youtube:
37.83 GB

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  Reply # 562679 29-Dec-2011 21:42 Send private message

Where do you find how much youtube/google traffic you have used?



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 562692 29-Dec-2011 22:17 Send private message

sekhment: Where do you find how much youtube/google traffic you have used?


Log into My Snap
Click on your broadband plan and then the number of gigabytes under used.




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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 562714 29-Dec-2011 23:12 Send private message

With 10 days remaining in my billing cycle..
Free Google/Youtube: 16.55 GB

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  Reply # 562732 30-Dec-2011 00:02 Send private message

Only 1.74 so far. thats 23rd till now




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  Reply # 564359 4-Jan-2012 14:53 Send private message

Its very interesting looking from the ISP prospective on this, YouTube accounts for 10-20% of the average data usage for the month per household.

Even higher for Non-leeching households :)




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Master Geek


  Reply # 564386 4-Jan-2012 16:15 Send private message

Yea, my data resets tomorrow and this is what i have used for the month.

Free Google/Youtube:
89.74 GB

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 566885 10-Jan-2012 13:05 Send private message

Thanks to a twitter post from Snap pointing out that Google Music data was free with the addon, I have uploaded all my music. This brings my Google/Youtube usage this month to 95.88 GB with 2 days to go.

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  Reply # 566907 10-Jan-2012 13:46 Send private message

Noodles: Thanks to a twitter post from Snap pointing out that Google Music data was free with the addon, I have uploaded all my music. This brings my Google/Youtube usage this month to 95.88 GB with 2 days to go.


Heh, the retweet from my Twitter account? :P

77.62gb Total Usage
43.79gb Google/Youtube
33.83gb Other Usage. 




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  Reply # 568127 12-Jan-2012 21:33 Send private message

Usage: 45.85 GB
Free Google/Youtube: 14.82 GB
Uncapped Nights: 50.42 GB



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