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MIFI usage details

Does anyone know if I can see how much downloading a photo takes or how much data takes when I'm on the Net and maybe want to watch Youtube?  How much does each one of these processes take from my 5 gig of ser vice?  Is there a chart someplace that  shows the comparisons?  Thanks, Kathy A

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Re: MIFI usage details

On your account online there is the list.  Just not clear on where "hit" generates from or goes to.  I go over my 5gigs every month and still not "assured" they are all MY hits! 

Another Verizon "creative" charges with no 'backup' or proof.

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The following information provides usage examples for Mobile Broadband MB (Megabyte) allowance plans:  

(The speed of the Verizon Wireless data network is measured in kb (Kilobits) per second. However, the amount of data transmitted over the Verizon Wireless data network is measured in KB (Kilobytes), MB (Megabytes) or GB (Gigabytes).)

Examples & Application Approximate Size

  • E-mail (1 text page without attachments) 10 KB
  • Word Document (5 text pages) 70 KB 
  • Typical Web Page lookup** 400 KB
  • Digital Photo Low Resolution 500 KB 
  • PowerPoint Presentation (20 pages light graphics) 3 MB Digital Phone High Resolution (10 MP JPEG) 5 MB 
  • Song (3 1/2 minute MPEG-4 Audio 256kbps) 7.5 MB
  • Software Updates (Windows Operating System) 200-500 MB 
  •  Online games  5 MB/hr 
  • Voice Call (VoIP) 20 MB/hr 
  • Audio streaming (Online Radio and Music) 60 MB/hr
  • Voice call with Video (VoIP) 74 MB/hr 
  • Video streaming (TV shows, Movies, Social Media - Std Def.) 260 MB/hr
*Data transfer amounts vary based on application. Downloads that buffer, such as streaming music and video, bill for all of the data that has been downloaded.
**Can exceed 2 MB with graphically intense pages or with video. 

Also, please see Data Calculator to get an estimate of monthly data usage. 

You can monitor your data usage online by signing into your My Verizon account and click view usage.