NetSpeed Data Usage 

How much Data do I need?

How much is 2GB?
Approximately 400,000 text-only emails, 400 three minute music files, or 16,000 web pages.

How much is 5GB?
Approximately 1 million text-only emails, 1,000 three minute music files, or 41,500 web pages.

How much is 10GB?
Approximately 2 million text-only emails, 2,000 three minute music files, or 83,500 web pages.

Email - Text Only 0.005 MB
Web Page - Average 0.150 MB
One Page Acrobat File 0.2 MB
Streaming Audio (128K) 60 MB Per Hour
Streaming Video (300K) 140 MB Per Hour
Digital Images 0.2 MB or More
Mp3 Music File (4 Minutes) 5.0 MB
DVD Movie 4700 MB
DivX Movie 700 MB
Skype 75 MB Per Hour or More
Online Games 33MB per Hour or More

 

Also be aware that file sharing applications like e.g. LimeWire, Kazaa, P2P, torrents easily could escalate your data usage, especially when the kids are home in the holidays!!