When it comes to data usage it can sometimes be unclear just how much data you’re using.
When your phone or computer uses the internet it sends and receives email, digital video, music and photographs as data.
The table below gives an indication of how much data is used to complete different tasks.
|Downloading a high definition movie (2 hours)||4.2Gb|
|Downloading a standard definition movie (2 hours)||1.9Gb|
|Online catch-up TV service (1 hour)||644Mb|
|Video streaming: e.g. YouTube (1 hour)||429Mb|
|Online gaming (1 hour)||43Mb|
|Downloading Music (1 album, 10 tracks)||80Mb|
|Web browsing (1 hour)||10-25Mb|
|Document Download (1 document)||2Mb|
|Browsing Facebook (1 hour)||20Mb|
|WiFi Calling (90 mins)||1Gb|
|Card Payments (1 transaction)||10-75Kb|
Whilst this information can give you a good foundation of how much data each task uses, it is worth noting these figures are not exact and may vary.
Most service providers will be able to supply you with a breakdown of how much data you’re currently using on you’re existing connection.
If you don’t have an existing connection, the information in the table above should give you a good starting point. Contact your SimRush reseller for information to help you determine which package will best suit your needs.