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Topic # 13550 16-May-2007 18:48
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This thread is just to gauge the amount of data GZ users go through.

What I want to see is the following

1. ISP (e.g. Xtra)

2. Connection type and plan (e.g. ADSL, fs/128k, go large)

3. What your connection gets used for (2 adults, 2 teenages, lots of browsing/email, a little youtube, a few .iso's, loads of p2p)

4. Average usage or total usage by month (e.g. 4GB a month, or Jan 3GB, Feb 5GB, Mar 2GB)

I think many would be interested to know. Please take your conclusions, comments, flames, rants, moans, and other comments to ANOTHER THREAD.... hijack this thread and make it less useful and I might just go on an unbalanced unfair powertrip and delete irrelevant posts... (but feel free to make comments in your post containing the useful info....)







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  Reply # 70903 16-May-2007 18:56
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Xtra
ADSL Go Large (fs/128)
2 adults, lots of trademe, lots of email, lots of general browsing, a few .iso's and beta programmes (explains the spikes), not much multimedia stuff (youtube etc) and virtually no p2p.

apr 8110.20
mar 3074.56
feb 11819.79
jan 3021.16
dec 4121.04
nov 1725.55
oct 2844.79
sep 4761.37
aug 7545.08
jul 13272.02
jun 12871.13
may 2854.35

= approx 6GB per month average.

I think I would be better off moving to a pro plan for an extra $30 a month, and getting that full speed upstream lovin', and hopefully better overall download speeds too. I have never exceeded 15GB in the last year!







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Reply # 70906 16-May-2007 19:53
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1.TelstraClear (Paradise)
2.Cable, 10 Mbps/2 Mbps, 80GB
3.2 adults, e-mail server, daily database backup, some beta ISO
4.Average 46GB/month






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  Reply # 70908 16-May-2007 19:58
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Orcon 15GB FS/FS (Average 6.5Mbit+)
Every month since October I have hit my 15Gb cap, usually around 17-18Gb per month.

This month is going to come in around 12-13Gb. I am a heavy torrent user, I go through 4 or so 'video clips' per week. Also quite a few .iso's from MSFT

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  Reply # 70911 16-May-2007 20:14
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1. TCL (the C part)
2. Cable 10/2mbps 40gig
3. Two PC's, 3 adults. Work related(Business based at home): Emails, web-browsing, website maintanence (not hosting). Otherwise: medium torrents, beta iso's, beta programs, MSN, IRC, medium youtube, medium Joost, alot of web-browsing
4. April 43gb, March 20gb, February 30gb March is low due to two people always being out of the country for alot of the month.

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  Reply # 70913 16-May-2007 20:29
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1.) Vodafone
2.) HSDPA, 2Gb. 
3.) Just myself, used for email, web browsing, system updates and occassional downloads from the iTunes Music Store.
4.) Seems to have averaged about 1.5Gb over the last few months.

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  Reply # 70915 16-May-2007 20:44
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1. ISP (e.g. Xtra) Xtra, slingshot, 200MB plus Telecom data plan

2. Connection type and plan (e.g. ADSL, fs/128k, go large) Both FS/128 10gb adventure and 25gb , CDMA EVDO

3. What your connection gets used for (2 adults, 2 teenages, lots of browsing/email, a little youtube, a few .iso's, loads of p2p) xtra - personal, slingshot - personal and household, personal

4. Average usage or total usage by month (e.g. 4GB a month, or Jan 3GB, Feb 5GB, Mar 2GB) 35gb + 100mb on mobile




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  Reply # 70916 16-May-2007 20:49
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ihug ADSL fs/fs 15GB
3 VOIP lines, email, browsing, patches & updates etc (for clients run down PC's), trial software downloads, No p2p
avg 3-5GB / mth




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  Reply # 70918 16-May-2007 21:00
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1. Xtra
2. Go Large
3. 5 internet hungry bandwidth eaters
4. mar-apr 88gb
    feb-mar 66gb
    jan-feb 70gb

I download large files for my friends as they failed to get go large before they stopped offering it.

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  Reply # 70921 16-May-2007 21:27
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3 Adults.
iSlug 10GB 2.5/128 + 10GB "off peak"
Usage scrapes in at about 6GB a month
No illegal stuff (Limewire SUKS and torrents won't download anyway so was put off for life.)
but the occasional game demo download or add--on packs
iTalk Voip.

Me, Harrier on 1GB promo plan, usage scrapes at barley 50MB as it's old and getting unreliable.

EDIT * harriers battery started to bulge today after being on charge for a full week trying to breathe life back into it., spelling the termination of that 1GB plan, Maybe i'll put on a 1GB on my GSM-HSDPA n95? hmmm. I know that would be able to make use of it, hopefully VoIP. shame the coverage is a bit shady.

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  Reply # 70993 17-May-2007 13:11
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FS/128k ADSL 5GB plan.
2 Adults - generally only one at home at one time, mainly browsing, MSN, some PTP and alot of Veoh/youtube.
Usually come in at 5 - 7GB.
 




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  Reply # 71003 17-May-2007 13:34
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1. Clear

2. TCL cable 1G

3. 2 adults: web and email mainly, a bit of multimedia, the occasional website update, a bit of Skype now and then. I do all my big downloads and updates at work on Citylink. My biggest traffic would normally be my photos website, but I do that offline and update via LAN as required.

4. 600-800MB




 

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  Reply # 71009 17-May-2007 14:06
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  1. lTelstraClear (Paradise)


  2. Cable, 10 Mbps/2 Mbps, 40GB


  3. 3 computers, 4 active users. E-mail server, low torrent, general browsing, web development, youtube, trademe, blogger, picassa web, neopet, etc.


  4. Average 18.4GB.

  1. Vodafone


  2. GPRS/UMTS/HSDPA, 200MB


  3. 1 user, ActiveSync Push Email, low-band internet browsing.


  4. Average unknown, well within 200MB data cap.




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  Reply # 71012 17-May-2007 14:25
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1. TelstraClear Paradise

2. Cable Modem.  40g Plan 10down/2up

3. 1 Adult. :)  (The cat isn't too good on computers just yet.. but is in training)

4. 25701mb For May.. Averages around 30-35gig a month usually (May has been quiet) ;)
 




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  Reply # 71014 17-May-2007 14:36
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ihug
3M/128k 20Gb offpeak + 10GB peak
2 users - s**tloads of P2P - TV mostly.
I use my full 30GB every month




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  Reply # 71016 17-May-2007 15:01
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1. Xtra
2. ADSL, 1GB Go
3. Me and the Missus. She emails and I surf, download, play games
4. Average 1.3GB per month over last 12 months




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