Data Calculator

Get a better understanding of your data needs

Tell us how you use your phone, tablet or modem and we’ll give you our best estimate on how much data you need.

Select how you'd like to base your usage?

  • Daily
  • Weekly
Email

Emails

How many text only emails do you send and receive?

  • 0
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100
  • 200

How many emails with attachments/images do you send and receive?

  • 0
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100
Web

Web surfing

How many websites do you view?

  • 0
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100
  • 200
Music

Music

How many hours do you spend streaming music?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 8
  • 10

How many tracks do you download?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Video

Videos/TV

How many minutes do you spend streaming videos/TV?

  • 0
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 30
  • 60
Apps

Apps

How many apps do you download?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Skype

Skype, Viber, etc.

How many minutes do you spend on app based calls without video? 

  • 0
  • 10
  • 30
  • 60
  • 180
  • 300

How many minutes do you spend on app based calls with video?

  • 0
  • 10
  • 30
  • 60
  • 180
  • 300
Photos

Uploads

How many photos do you post/tweet?

  • 0
  • 5
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100
  • 200

Estimated monthly data usage

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Here's how we calculated this
The above is intended as a guide only and based
on the following assumptions
  •  
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • Email
  • 50 KB
  • 50 KB
  • Email with attachment
  • 4 MB
  • 4 MB
  • Website view
  • 1 MB
  • 1 MB
  • Music streaming
  • 60 MB/hour
  • 60 MB/hour
  • Music download
  • 6 MB
  • 6 MB
  • Video/TV streaming
  • 7 MB/minute
  • 30 MB/minute
  • App download
  • 50 MB
  • 50 MB
  • App based call
  • 1 MB/minute
  • 2 MB/minute
  • App based video call
  • 8 MB/minute
  • 24 MB/minute
  • Photo upload
  • 4 MB
  • 4 MB

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