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Old 03-15-2011, 04:48 AM   #1
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Default AT&T data cap...how is it calculated?

I had a quick question regarding the newly unveiled plans for capping people's data usage:

When they limit it to whatever, are they including up AND downstream traffic in the calculation or just downstream traffic? Not a single article I read mentioned how it's actually calculated...they just gave the cap amounts.

And, if you'd like to chime in on your thoughts regarding "data hogs" feel free...:-D
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Old 03-23-2011, 02:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: AT&T data cap...how is it calculated?

i think, it's done simply by counting your uploads and downloads in MBs

e.g. if you download a 5MB app, then upload 512KB of photos to photobucket/facebook, that will show up as a 5.5MB data usage. (i think)
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:08 PM   #3
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i think, it's done simply by counting your uploads and downloads in MBs

e.g. if you download a 5MB app, then upload 512KB of photos to photobucket/facebook, that will show up as a 5.5MB data usage. (i think)
this is correct, its the uploads as well as the downloads that are counted
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