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How much bandwidth do the navigation programs use?

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by donnyb, Nov 22, 2011.

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    I have a 250 MB/month plan and was wondering how much of that would be used if I use my iPad as a gps/nav aid?
    I just downloaded Waze and also NavFree.
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    If you use an app like Navigon, you can D/L the maps you need at home on your Wi-Fi and that will use no data at all when you are using the app on the road.
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    NavFree works that way, but Waze does not. Waze might be good to have, and turn on when needed, as it has traffic tie-ups, slow downs, and many other nice features.
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    I use max. 1 MB on a 40 minute drive using the Waze app. I use about 1 -2 MB per day on the road, your monthly plan of 250 MB should be sufficient for other use also. Waze is a great app/gps/traffic reporter! I update maps with Wifi at home. Advantage of Waze is that you can check your data usage per session.

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