Estimate Internet Usage

HOW CAN I CHECK AND MONITOR MY INTERNET USAGE?

For information about your current usage levels you can login to the customer portal or contact our Support Line on 1300 37 37 33.

HOW MUCH DATA DOES IT TAKE TO…?

Below are some general estimates of data usage for common Internet activity.
The guidelines below are approximations, actual usage could be far greater e.g. High Definition Video Conferencing, downloading High Definition movies or images instead of standard definition versions and heavy email usage with large attachments.

 

Activity Type Measurement of estimated / approximate data used
Internet browsing/surfing 40MB per hour
Emails 500KB per email (estimate includes attachments & spam)
Video Conferencing 600MB per hour
Films 2GB per film (avi, mpeg, divx)
Game/Movie Trailers 100MB each
Music tracks 5MB per song (4-5min duration)
Online gaming 50MB per hour
Online radio Average stream at 128Kbps
Photos/Documents 850KB per image
Videos 5MB per minute