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15-02-2012, 10:11   #1
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1 gigabytes worth of streaming with Meteor 3G?

I'm having a problem with a meteor mobile broadband bill.

My first bill was massive: according to Meteor I went 13 Gigabytes over my 10gB allowance. I dispute this.

Last month I only have appeared to use 4gB of my allowance, although I reckon that I haven't spent significantly less time on line.

Basically their looking for €300+ for this apparent over usage.

I haven't an idea what a gigabyte equates to in terms of usage, so could anybody tell my as way of comparison what a single gigabyte would get you in minutes of streaming on youtube.

Thanks TKE.
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15-02-2012, 20:14   #2
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It would depend on the quality of the stream, SD quality would be the lowest with HD quality a lot higher. Keep in mind other things will use your data as well, downloads, torrents (They can upload too) and apps updating.

I tested a 1:11 clip of a video game and it came to just under 9MB, SD quality of sorts.
1024MB = 1GB

You should be able to check your usage on the Meteor site or your modem dashboard.
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