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I’ve lived in the Randle area for the past 20 years, moving here from Kent in 1999 to get out of the city life and never looked back. I have three children, my oldest daughter lives in Seattle and the younger daughter and son live in Randle. I’m blessed with three beautiful grandkids.
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How Much Data do I Need?
With today’s unlimited data plans for our phones and internet plans we don’t take much notice to how much we are using. With most cell phone unlimited plans, even though they never completely cut off your data usage, after a certain point they do generally slow your data speed. If you are using a cell phone company’s hotspot device or using your phone’s hotspot as your only source of internet, this could make some streaming tasks hard to do at slower speeds.
I recently did some research for a client on hotspot devices and gathered some information that I though you may find useful or at least interesting. Here are some examples of how much data various tasks use. Keep in mind that there are 1000 megabytes (MB) in each gigabyte (GB) of data.
• Watching a Netflix movie in Standard Definition (SD) – 1 GB per hour. • Watching a Netflix movie in High Definition (HD) – 3 GB per hour. • Watching a YouTube video – 240 MB per hour. • Streaming music on the standard setting – 50-150 MB per hour depending on the service used. • Browsing Facebook – 90 MB per hour. • Scrolling through Instagram photos – 40 photos per 1 MB. • Using Google Maps for navigation – 1MB for every 10 miles.
Have a good week,
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from Robert Aydelot: 2019-April 2020