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  1. devize's Avatar
    Clearly from the above it depends on how you use it. If you're constantly streaming videos/radio etc. constantly then you'll probably get to the 3GB. Otherwise I find it very hard to get near that. I use 300-400mb a month out of my 1.5GB and I'm constantly on the internet. The only time I've come close is when I went on holiday and tethered my phone to my laptop.

    And geez do US have expensive plans. I thought Australia was bad.
    10-11-2012 10:37 PM
  2. jimski's Avatar
    As long as you have WiFi somewhere (home or office) to offset your usage, 3GB should be fine. Before I turned WiFi on 24/7 I was just around 2GB/m, and that was with good amount of use (but not streaming Netflix). With WiFi always on, more like 325GB/m. This is on my unlimited AT&T plan. WiFi uses less juice than LTE so I use it whenever I can.

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    10-11-2012 11:16 PM
  3. freestaterocker's Avatar
    I only have internet on my phone. I download music on Zune and do lots of YouTube and a few podcasts as well as general surfing and some VOIP, and my worst month was 2.5gb. I'm sitting at about 1.5 this month with 5 days left. Never got near my 5gb cap.
    10-12-2012 12:15 AM
  4. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I've never used more than 3GB, despite heavy use of Twitter, YouTube, and streaming audio. I also use Netflix, but I usually only watch around 2 hr/week.
    10-12-2012 01:01 AM
  5. shishixiaohui's Avatar
    sorry
    I have not gotten any messages about purchasing a lumia 920 in france
    10-12-2012 02:03 AM
  6. Davidkoh's Avatar
    I use 3-5 GB/Month. My biggest concern now is im switching carrier and I can choose to pay the equivalent of 70 usd for 3G speeds of up to 30 Mbit (with possible LTE later on) with unlimited data or 80 usd for LTE speeds of up to 80 Mbit but only 10 GB of data both plans got close to unlimited minutes and texts/MMS. I really think you gotta plan for using more data if you got LTE speeds than you would otherwise.
    10-12-2012 06:49 AM
  7. Davidkoh's Avatar
    I think you got to plan for using more data with LTE than on 3G though.

    I am now deciding if I wanna pay around 70 for unlimited data but only up to 30 Mbit speeds via 3G or pay around 80 for 10 GB data via LTE with up to 80 Mbit speeds. Both plans got close to unlimited minutes, texts/mms.

    I usually don't go over 5 GB with my 3G today, but with LTE, who knows?
    10-12-2012 06:51 AM
  8. Wpmeistef's Avatar
    I use arround 10 gb,and would never get by on 3.

    Must agree those US prices are scary....
    I pay arround 55$ a month. That is unlimited talk and sms. 15 gb of data with 3 extra sims for other devices.
    10-12-2012 07:11 AM
  9. Coreldan's Avatar
    I think you got to plan for using more data with LTE than on 3G though.

    I am now deciding if I wanna pay around 70 for unlimited data but only up to 30 Mbit speeds via 3G or pay around 80 for 10 GB data via LTE with up to 80 Mbit speeds. Both plans got close to unlimited minutes, texts/mms.

    I usually don't go over 5 GB with my 3G today, but with LTE, who knows?
    I dont even think if cellular provides around here will offer data speeds that would even cap 3Gs maximum not to mention that the cases when you can take use of LTE-level speeds on a mobile phone sound extremely rare to me and I can only come up with streaming very very high quality video or just downloading bigger files.

    I guess the HD video is a viable argument, personally I cant be bothered watching from a mobile phone though, but meh..?

    EDIT: Nevermind, I mixed up "MB" and "Mb" as units :P
    10-12-2012 09:04 AM
  10. Davidkoh's Avatar
    I dont even think if cellular provides around here will offer data speeds that would even cap 3Gs maximum not to mention that the cases when you can take use of LTE-level speeds on a mobile phone sound extremely rare to me and I can only come up with streaming very very high quality video or just downloading bigger files.

    I guess the HD video is a viable argument, personally I cant be bothered watching from a mobile phone though, but meh..?

    EDIT: Nevermind, I mixed up "MB" and "Mb" as units :P
    Yeah, I am talking Mbit, so 30 Mbit is around 3.75 megabytes per second and 80 Mbit around 10 megabytes per second
    10-12-2012 10:25 AM
  11. Davidkoh's Avatar
    I dont even think if cellular provides around here will offer data speeds that would even cap 3Gs maximum not to mention that the cases when you can take use of LTE-level speeds on a mobile phone sound extremely rare to me and I can only come up with streaming very very high quality video or just downloading bigger files.

    I guess the HD video is a viable argument, personally I cant be bothered watching from a mobile phone though, but meh..?

    EDIT: Nevermind, I mixed up "MB" and "Mb" as units :P
    Yeah, in Sweden some carriers are pretty nice. Too bad the carrier over here that offers the unlimited data plan is keeping its LTE network for mobile broadband customers only.

    And yeah, I was talking Mbit, so 30 Mbit is transfering around 3.75 megabytes per second and 80 Mbit about 10 megabytes per second.
    10-12-2012 11:49 AM
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