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Had the desire since bankhol in May. Im on 3's network and have 'unlimited' internet. I have the handy network monitor tool on there and have used around 350mb since.I assumed that it was allowed upto…
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6y, 9m agoPosted 6 years, 9 months ago
Had the desire since bankhol in May. Im on 3's network and have 'unlimited' internet. I have the handy network monitor tool on there and have used around 350mb since.I assumed that it was allowed upto a 1Gb as fair play, but it seems that its only 500mb.

Now just an observation. Today I checked the network monitor before work and id used about 600kb. Now once I went on BBC WC website this jumped to around 30mb after only say 3 minutes of browsing.

A hell of a big jump and a lot of your allowance. Anyone else experience issue? Why does their site use soooo much data? Im not streaming just simply browsing the football pages.
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6y, 9m agoPosted 6 years, 9 months ago
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#1
Their site doesn't use that much data. Either a mistake or it's added it all up from the whole day or something. Maybe just from syncing or something. I've never used more than 16mb in a day, browsing several websites including the BBC.
#2
deffo seems to be that website. before i went on it i probably used around 1.2mb. will try it via wifi & see if that tells a different story.

i also use google talk, but this is just text updates so cant see that using that much.

would would the desire actually sync?
#3
just done a quick check via wifi. initially it had 3.69mb. after visiting bbc world cup site & having a browse for around 4 mins the use data is now 8.56mb.

thats from a fresh boot aswell so nothing else open.
#4
Did you use the main site or the mobile site? The main site looks pretty flashy so it may well use up that much data?
#5
My apparent data usage jumped after getting my Motorola -milestone ( running android OS)
..and this was not doing anything much simply because it is an android phone which relies on being "connected" for most of its functionality. anyway got a text from vodafone to say I was fast approaching my limit & the next bunch of megabytes was going to be charged at £5.
I called up & had a rant..The first person I spoke didn't have a clue about the android setup so hung up and called back , second chap was more helpful..He went away for a while & returned to say my usage was not capped as I was using an android phone. It was then followed up with a network text message to confirm this
I know the early adopters of the android phone( pulse ) on Tmobile PAYG were maxing out credit topup very early on . Customer services sorted it out after a flood of complaints. Customers were either sent new SIMS or had the service modified so the "always-on-connection" didn't eat excessively into their credit. Some of the Tmobile voice PAYG SIMS support the £20 for 6month internet access. Other Tmobile voice PAYG sims do not..minefield getting it rectified if you apply the £20 to the wrong type of SIM

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