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# 260230 16-Nov-2019 20:20
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I was just looking at options for our home UFB plan as our contract is coming up with Vodafone and like usual, I'm looking at who has the cheaper options.

 

As part of the thorough part, I looked at the Spark Unplan, but thought I should actually see how much data we use each month.

 

For the last 12 months we've been burning through an average of 700Gb a month, with the highest month being 1.3Tb.

 

Now I thought is this about average? Above average?

 

We have the following devices connected (2 Adults and 3 Snots):

 

  • 2 Smart TV's
  • 2 Apple TV's
  • Internet connected Soundbar
  • One laptop
  • 3 iPads
  • 2 iPhones
  • 2 Apple Watches
  • 1 Chromebook
  • 1 iPod Touch
  • Solar Panels and Battery sending information off-site for monitoring and system performance.

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  # 2354800 16-Nov-2019 20:24
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Over 1TB now as 100% of TV is streamed via Vodafone TV on 2degrees


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  # 2354827 16-Nov-2019 20:37
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Home 3 streamers here so anywhere from 700gb to 1.5TB, Live TV is still via freeview or Sky so less than other households

 
 
 
 


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  # 2354830 16-Nov-2019 20:49
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Mostly streaming YouTube to two Chromecasts on 2 TVs and 4 tablets, using between 0.5 to 1TB

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  # 2354831 16-Nov-2019 20:51
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Just checked with Actrix.  Unlimited so they no longer keep any record of usage.


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  # 2354833 16-Nov-2019 20:54
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Averages for the techys here compared to regional will be quite different.

 

 

 

personally i sit at 1-2TB over 3 Providers.





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  # 2354834 16-Nov-2019 21:00
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Awesome, our TV is sky, but we do use Netflix and Lightbox occasionally.

 

The kids do watch YouTube kids and get ridiculous ideas for birthday presents.

 

I guess we’d be about average.


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  # 2354836 16-Nov-2019 21:23
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We use around 20TB a month, for a total of 143TB in the six months we’ve had UFB connected. 5 person flat with too many devices to count :)




 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2354838 16-Nov-2019 21:35
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Peppery: We use around 20TB a month, for a total of 143TB in the six months we’ve had UFB connected. 5 person flat with too many devices to count :)


Wow you might wanna read your ISPs fine print on their fair use policy

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  # 2354839 16-Nov-2019 21:47
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nztim:
Peppery: We use around 20TB a month, for a total of 143TB in the six months we’ve had UFB connected. 5 person flat with too many devices to count :)


Wow you might wanna read your ISPs fine print on their fair use policy


As far as I’m aware, 2degrees doesn’t have a FUP on their fixed broadband data. Plus, judging by this comment I’m sure we aren’t even near the top ;)




 


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  # 2354850 16-Nov-2019 22:15
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We stream a little for our toddler and my wife. Total about 100GB per month on average. Some months it's 60GB, some months it's 150GB.

 

I think people here in general are probably the top 5%


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  # 2354854 16-Nov-2019 22:32
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nztim:
Peppery: We use around 20TB a month, for a total of 143TB in the six months we’ve had UFB connected. 5 person flat with too many devices to count :)


Wow you might wanna read your ISPs fine print on their fair use policy


@nztim 2degrees has always made it very clear unlimited is unlimited and they do not police it

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  # 2354855 16-Nov-2019 22:48
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Christ knows. I went unlimited a while back. :)


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  # 2354856 16-Nov-2019 22:59
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Peppery:
nztim:
Peppery: We use around 20TB a month, for a total of 143TB in the six months we’ve had UFB connected. 5 person flat with too many devices to count :)


Wow you might wanna read your ISPs fine print on their fair use policy


As far as I’m aware, 2degrees doesn’t have a FUP on their fixed broadband data. Plus, judging by this comment I’m sure we aren’t even near the top ;)

 

sorry @Laurence, back down the ladder!





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  # 2354857 16-Nov-2019 23:03
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Streaming is the main source of content, and I though my usage would be a lot higher. But it is about 300-400GB per month. 


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  # 2354861 17-Nov-2019 01:46
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2-5tb/month





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