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UTube Usage

by bobwar / August 17, 2014 8:37 PM PDT

My broadband limit is 40GBs a month.i watch a lot of UTube videos,can someone tell me if I watch 3 one hour videos how much of my limit would they use up.Thank You.BoB

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Clarification Request
Are you getting dinged for over usage now?
by Steven Haninger / August 17, 2014 8:44 PM PDT
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It's not possible to answer that question as there are variables. If you're worried about reaching the limit, you can try setting these videos to lower quality. That quality is one of the variables.

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Netflix published some numbers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2014 1:47 AM PDT
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Re: video's
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 17, 2014 8:44 PM PDT
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Since most video servers are smart enough to send the right resolution for your device, it depends on the device. For example, if that's a 4K TV more data is used than if it's a PC with a 800x600 screen.

So better use some tool (app, program) to measure what you really use. What app to use depends on what device you have.


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