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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 71017 17-May-2007 15:09
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1. Iconz

2. 10Mb wireless link, unlimited usage

3. 2 adults, 2 primary schoolers.

4. Jan 32G, Feb 127G, Mar 63G, Apr 89G, May 42G (so far)

January was very low because we were away for 2 weeks.


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Ultimate Geek

  Reply # 71018 17-May-2007 15:26

1. Xtra

2. ADSL FS/FS (which despite being 900m from the DSLAM, and having 8mbit/s ADSL downstream rate = up to 4Mbit/s down, 800kbit/s up )

3. P2P, online games, email and web server (~200MB/month), Ubuntu and Windows updates, youtube and streaming radio. Shared between 6 people, only 3 big users though.

4. Consistently, 30GB a month.

The Pro plan's full-speed upstream and static IP is great.

Sniffing the glue holding the Internet together

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Ultimate Geek


Reply # 71021 17-May-2007 16:13
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1. Orcon

2. ADSL, Max/128k, 15GB

3. 2 adults, e-mail, browsing, online auctions/shops, internet radio, short films/film trailers etc.

4. 5GB < Average usage < 10GB
    Dec 5.8GB, Jan 6.0GB, Feb 6.0GB, Mar 7.5GB, Apr 9.6GB

Would be better suited to a 10GB plan, but Orcon doesn't have one.
An Orcon 5GB plan + 5GB autosense = same $$$ as 15GB plan anyway...

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Ultimate Geek


Reply # 71023 17-May-2007 16:21
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1.Xnet - River
2.FLS/ 128k, Unlimited
3.2 adults, browsing/ e-mail, music & software downloads, Joost...
4.Average 2GB/month at the moment (potentially 5GB/ month)

Previously averaging 1GB whilst on capped Xtra plan

Cheers, Stevo

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Uber Geek
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Reply # 71036 17-May-2007 17:44
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1. Slingshot

2. ADSL, 256k/128k, 25g of free data + 30g

3. 1 adult, youtube, email, random websurfing, podcasts, lastfm, webcasts and random downloads/torrents

4. 55g

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 71048 17-May-2007 18:35
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1,   Was on WiMax but moved house so had to moved to paradise.  Also HSDPA w/ Voda

2,   10mbit / 80gig      Mobile :   200mb - 400mb

3,   2 Adults with alot of mates who come around.  Alot of trademe. But my needs change alot...  Sometimes server testing others times for large ISO's etc.  Alot of Automotive e-books/iso. 8gig + each DL Disk.  Im finding YouTube quite good when having a few drinks at night with others... Ticks up quite a bit.   Alot of bandwidth goes between work and home.

4,   I use right to the end of the limit each month.  Couldnt handle just giving away bandwidth at the end of the month....  Although that mind set started when i for forced to be on ADSL.  

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Master Geek

  Reply # 71052 17-May-2007 18:47
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1. TCL HighSpeed 10G

2. Cable 2Mb/4Mb 10GB cap

3. Mainly me, but two brothers, sister and dad use it for gaming related stuff (playing, videos etc), news and work.

4. I usually try to make the most of 10GB so it's normally around 90% but I try and keep the usage under the cap otherwise I could go over it easily.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 71058 17-May-2007 19:29
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1. Paradise/Telstra-Clear (Monthly)

2. Cable - 4Mb down 2M up (Seems to be 2M down 512K up)

3. 2 Families (Shared) 1) 2 Audults 2 Teens.  Browsing + U-Tube and Sports + Online Games
                                 2) 2 Audults 2 Teens, Browsing + Music + iso's (Linux Distros) + Online Games

4. 18GB per month average 20GB plan


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Master Geek

  Reply # 71061 17-May-2007 20:06
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1.Xnet - River
2.FLS/ 128k, Unlimited
3.2 adults, 2 teens, 1 child, browsing/ e-mail, WoW, multimedia...
4.Average 15GB/month recently

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  Reply # 71063 17-May-2007 20:19
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ISP: Xtra (Telecom New Zealand_
Plan : ADSL / Explorer 5GB FS / 128k
3Adults, 1 Child, emails and surfing little downloading
Average Usage: 2.5GB


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Master Geek

  Reply # 71068 17-May-2007 21:00
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1.    Maxnet

2.   ADSL 8MB/128, DASH MX/128 10GB

3.   2 Adults- 1x just about email only, 1x surfing,email,video.

4.   Useage

2007-04-23    2007-05-17    3165 Mb
2007-03-23    2007-04-22    3297 Mb
2007-02-23    2007-03-22    2196 Mb
2007-01-23    2007-02-22    5702 Mb
2006-12-23    2007-01-22    1929 Mb
2006-11-23    2006-12-22    11495 Mb
2006-10-23    2006-11-22    4444 Mb
2006-09-23    2006-10-22    9826 Mb
2006-08-23    2006-09-22    2500 Mb
2006-07-23    2006-08-22    5982 Mb
2006-06-23    2006-07-22    10100 Mb
2006-05-23    2006-06-22    4748 Mb

Annual Total 65.384 GB

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Reply # 71097 18-May-2007 02:30
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this was before I left for the US

1. ISP : TCL Cable

2. Cable 4/2 @ 20GB

3. 2 adults, browsing, email, mail server, web server, torrents (6+ tv shows a week), itunes music downloads, some iso's/etc from MSDN, tho not often

4. Normally around 30GB a month. If the shows we watch are off season, it drops to around 6. We were right on the break even point of the 10/2@40GB plan (the overage made it the same, but TCL couldn't provide 10/2 for some reason.)

Nic Wise - Waiheke Island, New Zealand -

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 71108 18-May-2007 07:52
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1. ISP = Xtra

2. Connection type and plan = ADSL Pro 15 Gb/month fs/fs

3. What your connection gets used for = 2 adults and 1 child (9 years), Battlefield 2142, torrents, PS3, Club Penguin, email etc.

4. Average usage or total usage by month = Since I got the PS3 we would be averaging 14 Gb/month!

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Master Geek

  Reply # 71124 18-May-2007 11:20


ADSL 5GB Plan (capped)

2 adults - email, surfing,gaming, downloading internet radio, tv3 news clips

5GB +/- 1GB

download speed limited by mini-dslam and 2MB backhaul (1km from city boundary)

i'd probably watch more TV clips if I could get full speed, it s POS at the moment watching TV3 news clips, quite often they stall

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Uber Geek


  Reply # 71126 18-May-2007 11:50
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1.Woosh Orbit Flatrate
2.FS/128k, Unlimited ADSL
3.1 adult, browsing, p2p
4.Average 40GB/month at the moment (potentially 90GB this month, used 65GB with over week to go)

(average based over only 4 months including 1.5 months that had no usage due to computer problems, more acurate average would be about 60-70GB month)

HTPC: Silverstone LC16M | abit IP35 Pro | Intel Quad Q9400 2.5GHz | Corsair 520HX | Samsung SH-S203D DVD Writer | NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 512MB RAM | 2 x 750GB Western Digital Caviar GP HDD | 4GB DDR800 RAM | D-Link DWA-547 Rangebooster N 650 Desktop | Blackgold BGT3540 | Microsoft Remote Control & Remote Keyboard for Windows Media Center | Windows 7 64bit

Mobile: Nokia N97, Nokia N900, Samsung Galaxy S, HTC EVO 3D, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S III (current)

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