Data usage and streaming video. How does it work?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by rotobadger, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. rotobadger macrumors 65816


    Sep 18, 2007
    Ok, hopefully not a completely stupid question but can someone tell me this: If, for example, I watch a movie that is being streamed to my phone via LTE, and the file size of the actual movie is 1gb, will I have used 1gb of data if I watch the whole movie? Or does it work differently than that?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. boomhower macrumors 68000


    Oct 21, 2011
    It may vary a little bit but it should be very close.

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