At RuralBroadband.co.uk we often get asked about how much data certain services use. This is a cost control measure with currently data packages on mobile and satellite contracts.
This handy table shows how much data some standard online activities use (per user)
These figures are only rough estimates – your actual usage is likely be around these amounts, but could be more or less depending on a number of factors.
|One hour of web browsing||10 – 25MB|
|Download a document||2MB|
|One hour of Facebook||20MB|
|Download a music track||4MB|
|Stream 30 minutes of YouTube||175MB|
|Download a non-HD film||700MB|
|Download an HD film||4GB|
|Stream one hour of non-HD video||250MB|
|Stream one hour of HD video||2GB|
|Stream one hour of music or radio||150MB|