How can I work out my Internet data usage?

How can I work out my Internet data usage?

The following table provides data usage estimates. It can be used to gain a better understanding of how much data you may be using which may assist you in deciding which plan is best suited for you. Please note that your actual usage may may be different to the usage described below as it will depend on the device used, the technology used and other factors. Information provided is an estimate only.

Email (text only)
20 KB – 40 KB
Email (with attachment) 350 KB – 4 MB
Website Access 500 KB
Video Streaming or downloading (per minute) e.g. YouTube 5 - 7 MB
Music Streaming (per minute) 1 MB
Music Downloading (1 song) 5 MB
Gaming (per minute) 5 - 7 MB

Logon on to the Pivit Account Management System for up to date usage.

A quick note about Torrent and file sharing applications.

These applications can consume a huge amount of your monthly data transfer allocation, not only because of the downloads, but also because the files downloaded usually become shared by your computer to the 'rest of the world'.



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