One week since launch, how much data have you sent & received?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by ksz, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. ksz macrumors 68000

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    Some people believe, perhaps rightly, that mobile devices don't consume very much bandwidth and therefore AT&T can afford to give us "unlimited" data plans, but not free tethering. After 1 week of use, my new iPhone 3GS has already received 2.8GB and sent 298MB. At this run rate, a tethering limit of 5GB per month would be practically worthless.

    How much data have you consumed?
     

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  2. sal macrumors 6502

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    that's a lot. i got about 350mb downloaded. what are you doing on your iphone? youtube? audio streaming?
     
  3. neilp4453 macrumors regular

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    Damn..you must use it as your sole internet source.

    I tethered on Sat. and Sunday and did a solid amount of surfing...the ATT website shows about 75mb.

    Not too bad.
     
  4. aerospace macrumors 6502a

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    8mb/138mb

    Much less than I would have guessed.
     
  5. applecheese macrumors member

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    im pretty close to you.
    9mb/118mb
     
  6. spaceboots06 macrumors 6502a

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    Or you should ground yourself and try to be a little more realistic. 5gb is plenty if you aren't an out of control 4 year old who wants everything.
     
  7. mynameisrichard macrumors member

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    Have you had an iPhone before? If you haven't, this first few weeks, you'll be using it a lot more than you usually will. Realistically, you probably won't use it that much. I used a lot my first few weeks having an iPhone, but now almost a year later, I use it a lot every day but surely not enough to drain it after only half a day of pure internet usage.
     
  8. paulsalter macrumors 68000

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    Am I reading them stats correctly

    You have had the phone for 1 week and spent 6 whole days on phone calls so far

    perhaps i am just a light user
     
  9. iVeBeenDrinkin' macrumors 65816

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    Are we going to do this for 1 month and 1 year and 10 years and 1 century and 1 millennia too?
     
  10. qanosreme macrumors newbie

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    The usage statistics were transferred from your previous iphone when you restored from back up. As it says, the usage data has never been reset so that explains the 2.8gb.
     

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