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Re: It amazes me the growth in data usage

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@Cleoriff Need to check out brean on the ofcom app, but in my part so far since local mast went 4g o2 lol, but village has fibre to cabinet broadband and get good speeds lol on a capped speed package. And the pub has free Wi-Fi lol 

 

 

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Re: It amazes me the growth in data usage


@adamtemp64 wrote:

@Cleoriff Need to check out brean on the ofcom app, but in my part so far since local mast went 4g o2 lol, but village has fibre to cabinet broadband and get good speeds lol on a capped speed package. And the pub has free Wi-Fi lol 

 

 


Thanks for that @adamtemp64

I may look at an O2 data sim then and I can swap for the best one if needed wink

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Re: It amazes me the growth in data usage


@dgilbert2 wrote:

@Anonymous wrote:
58% increase in use.. I wonder what the increase in capacity was?

Now that is a good challenge, but I bet you know the answer wink


I guess we could ask @Chris_K about this subject!

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Re: It amazes me the growth in data usage


@Anonymous wrote:

I guess we could ask @Chris_K about this subject!

It would be interesting to know wink

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Re: It amazes me the growth in data usage

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@adamtemp64 wrote:

From the latest official financial results pdf https://www.telefonica.com/documents/162467/142176244/rdos18t3-eng.pdf/ab01dfa7-271a-61b4-efd6-26a8f...

A 58% increase on last year !

 

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You did well to find the relevant section on data usage, as that’s quite a lengthy document wink

 

I think it might be a reflection of the increasing numbers of people who are moving to streaming services for music, films, and TV, rather than relying on than the traditional formats such as CDs, and DVDs. I recently traded in my 25 year old hi-fi separates, and I’m now using Tidal on a wireless music system, and it’s only my budget which is preventing me from trying their higher quality “lossless” streaming service. I think this is what unlimited broadband services were intended for. 

 

My CD collection only has ornamental value at the moment, and I daresay my DVDs will be next  thinking