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# 107006 4-Aug-2012 19:20
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Hi, Sorry if this has been asked before. Have had a look back through posts and haven't found anything. Is there any way of knowing when accessing a web sight if the content is metered or not? I understand some servers are unmetered, but how do you tell?.
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  # 667600 4-Aug-2012 20:29
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This varies between ISP's as they're the ones that are charging you for the data. You could find out easily by calling them.

duh sorry, didnt see the xnet forum :|

check this

http://help.xnet.co.nz/questions/93/What+is+considered+%27free%27+local+traffic+therefore+does+not+count+toward+my+data+usage%3F






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  # 667685 5-Aug-2012 08:51
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dimsim: This varies between ISP's as they're the ones that are charging you for the data. You could find out easily by calling them.

duh sorry, didnt see the xnet forum :|

check this

http://help.xnet.co.nz/questions/93/What+is+considered+%27free%27+local+traffic+therefore+does+not+count+toward+my+data+usage%3F





thanks, yeah I've seen that but seems to me it really tells you nothing. What I mean is when I log into a sight how do I know its on an Akamai server for instance or any of the other ones that xnet provides free content from?

 
 
 
 


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  # 667755 5-Aug-2012 12:22
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actually that's our problem as well, we don't know what is being put on the caches , generally you will find that a lot of stuff will be cached but we cant ever guarantee content on them




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  # 667765 5-Aug-2012 13:02
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ok, thanks

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