*WARNING* 3G service

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by lowlife, May 3, 2010.

  1. lowlife

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    I just wanted to put this out there for those that have not yet signed up for 3G service.

    The iPad uses a lot of data. It seems that you could easily use up 100+ mb per day with regular usage. I have been averaging over 100 per day with normal browsing. This is with out streaming video. There are a number of other people out there noting the unusually high cunsumtion rate.

    In the interest on science please post your average.
     
  2. iDan

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    I wonder what overall load AT&T has seen on their network the past few days..
     
  3. DavidNM

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    What is the *WARNING* in all capital letters supposed to mean?
     
  4. eflyersteve

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    Remember that data usage is accrued going both ways. Requests sent from the iPad count toward your data usage. It's not a great amount of data however.
     
  5. gentlefury

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    I figured it meant warning it's slow.
     
  6. socalpimp

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    Yeah, I dont know how anyone is gonna stay under the 250mb. I used the ipad lightly for a few hours and used over 100 mb. I have no idea why its using such a high amount of data. No streaming video....although some streaming pandora.
     
  7. JLStrange

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    I'm guessing it's because the screen is over 6 times the size of my iPhone plus HD. My solution for this month is to keep it off until I need it although I m sure I'll run out about mid month.
     
  8. figmo10

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    Since its delivery Friday around 11am, I have blown through <600 MB of data. I don't have a wifi home network, but I didn't do streaming vids, either.
     
  9. write-stuff

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    I don't have a 3g model yet, but I'm waiting on it. What's the montly fee for unlimited bandwidth? I was paying $70/month for a Verizon aircard and I'm pretty sure the iPad unlimited pricing is less than that.
     
  10. Bremen

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    Unlimited is $29 and no contract....
     

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