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    broadband download limits

    why do lots of people complain about download limits i have a 30gb download limit

    the only way i would go other that is if i downloaded a lot of music or illigal movie downloads

    but i dont download either

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    Quote Originally Posted by lodore
    why do lots of people complain about download limits i have a 30gb download limit

    the only way i would go other that is if i downloaded a lot of music or illigal movie downloads

    but i dont download either
    Does download movies always illegal?
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    Think of a typical family home, and a 20gb cap, which is what BT currently give on their second highest plan

    4 Family Members - Mum Dad Son Daughter

    Your telling me, that in a months browsing, they are not going to use about 5gb - or more likely the children will use roughly 7.5gb each, parents share 5

    That can be accomplised by streaming music (internet radio) or by parents working from home - sending emails with attachments etc. You don't have to be heavy users to go over the small bandwidth restrictions.

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    This month, with 2 children and two adults and some very significant OS downloads and upgrades, radio streaming about 6 hours a day - I'll be surprised to exceed 15Gb - and that is exceptional. Obviously if I downloaded video, that would go up, but I guess that my monthly aerage is under 10Gb/month.

    Zen state that 80% of their home customers use less than 20GB/month, which is where they have placed their first price break on the new services - the other price break is at 50GB/month. You can still download at the same speed over and above that, but you will pay for each GB over that limit.
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    i have never known them to check. I have been with wanadoo and virgin and have constantly broken the 3gb limit per month. never once got charged extra.

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    Your not factoring all your porn downloads though are you now. hehehe

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