How many MB would I need per month?

How many MB would I need for browsing, Facebook, email, and the odd app download?

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JanSt / MOD  Oct. 3, 2011 at 14:09

No idea.

C'mon, define "browsing"!!! You can browse google news with opera mini all day and get away with a MB or thereabouts.
Use a full flash capable browser, throw in heavy image and vid sites, and suddenly it's the sky where the limit is. Same with FB - are you uploading pics? Do your emails have attachments?

Start with a small add-on and try to find out what your routine is. Then decide.

(Other factor: how often are you near wifi hotspots etc etc )

Treab  Oct. 3, 2011 at 14:19

some Apps can be small a couple of mb max (games are not a massive download)

if its just basic browsing 250mb should be enough videos would require more... i always think with internet more is better as phone calls are relatively cheap mb are very expensive...

JanSt / MOD  Oct. 3, 2011 at 14:35

Yes, 250 MB is a decent start.

Treab  Oct. 3, 2011 at 14:47

i have seen loads of these adds for 100mb or that vodafone (free internet if you top up £10 you get 50mb on the weekend) knowing that 50mb is tiny and easy to go over meaning you end up spending alot of money by accident...

blizzard7  Oct. 3, 2011 at 14:54

I think a lot of contracts now have a £1 a day limit on internet use above the allowance so its not the end of the world if you go over. I think 500 MBs is enough for all but power users and YouTubers. 250 MBs is more than enough if like me you prefer to use WiFi.


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