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How far will 250mb of data get me on my blackberry?

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    I'm looking at Vodafone's deal for the Blackberry Curve 9300 which includes 200 mins, 500 texts and 250mb of data each month for £15.50 (free phone).

    Compared to other deals (e.g. with T mobile, 3, O2 and Virgin) the text and calls are much better, although the data (250mb) is lower (most of the others are 500mb, and 1gb for Virgin).

    I'm wondering how far 250mb will get me - I'll be using it pretty much all for Facebook, BBM and Whatsapp, and a little bit for web browsing on simple sites such as Sickipedia (yes I have a sick sense of humour ). I doubt I'll be watching Youtube videos (if any) or downloading many songs.

    The other deals with other networks (for around the same price) include 50m, 250t and 500mb with O2, 100m, 100t and 500mb with T Mobile and 100m, 500t and 1gb with Virgin (although 99.99 for the phone).

    Thanks
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    250mb will be plenty
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    250MB should be fine for browsing. Just keep your downloads/video streaming to wifi.


    I'd +rep for Sickipedia if I had any left XD
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    (Original post by FXX)
    250mb will be plenty
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    250MB should be fine for browsing. Just keep your downloads/video streaming to wifi.


    I'd +rep for Sickipedia if I had any left XD
    Thanks for the replies - when I'm at home and connected to my WiFi, and I want to download an app from the blackberry app store, will it use up my data, or download using my WiFi. Would the same happen for using BBM/Facebook in the home?
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    (Original post by cole45)
    Thanks for the replies - when I'm at home and connected to my WiFi, and I want to download an app from the blackberry app store, will it use up my data, or download using my WiFi. Would the same happen for using BBM/Facebook in the home?
    If wifi is available it'll use that, yeah. Facebook/BBM will literally only use a few kilobytes of data though.
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    (Original post by cole45)
    Thanks for the replies - when I'm at home and connected to my WiFi, and I want to download an app from the blackberry app store, will it use up my data, or download using my WiFi. Would the same happen for using BBM/Facebook in the home?
    It always reverts to wifi if available.
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    250mb is fine. I have a 1gb allowance on my Blackberry and never go over about 150mb?!
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    Just run a bandwidth monitor for a few days to see how much you use. It's easy to blast through 250 MiB a day but some people make it last for months.

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