Question about local bandwith

mesogreat

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Sep 24, 2007
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My landlord lets me tag onto the wifi for minor browsing. I wanted to use streamtome for nighttime tv viewing while in bed. My question is if this is the definition of what local wifi is. I just don't want to waste any bandwidth towards the Internet cap.
 

mesogreat

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Sep 24, 2007
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Sorry about that I didn't mean to make a confusing post. I did leave a bit of info out. What Im doing is leaving my Mac mini on 24/7 as a media streamer. I have streamtome on the Mac and my iPad. I want to stream content already on my Mac to the iPad or my apple tv in the next room. I just wanted to make sure since its. As I called it local streaming. Clearly a lack of a better term. That it's not using up any of there bandwith when it comes to there monthly cap.
 

mesogreat

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Sep 24, 2007
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Oh and when I mention the apple tv I'm strictly talking about airplayinf streamtome with the iPad
 

cawesjmu

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Richmond, VA
No, that should not use any of your limited bandwidth. Moving stuff from one device to another on the same network (anything connected to your router) isn't pulling anything new through the modem.
 

mesogreat

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Sep 24, 2007
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I agree I should have my own personal one for that. Especially since they've been nice enough to allow me wifi access at no additional cost. I would primarily be using it while they where already in bed for the night. But still I should lessen the burden on there end as much as I can. I'll keep an eye out at are local flea market. Or for An airport on deal site.
 
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