Internet Usage Information

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GLOSSARY

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TERM

DEFINITION

Speed/Bandwidth:

Refers to the speed of data transfer, whether it be upload or download. It is measured per second.

KB, MB and GB:

KB - Kilobytes, MB - Megabytes, GB - Gigabytes

There are 1,024 kilobytes (KB) in 1 megabyte (MB) and 1,02 megabytes in 1 gigabyte (GB).

Data/Usage:

Refers to the amount of data your computer sends and receives over the Internet. It is measured in bytes. Whenever you surf the Web, send or receive email, or download songs, videos, pictures, or games, a certain number of bytes of data is transferred to your computer. All these activities make up your Internet usage.

DSL:

Digital Subscriber Line: a technology that allows high-speed transmission of text, audio, and video, usually over standard telephone lines; a form of broadband transmission.

Mbps:

Megabytes Per Second. When referring to usage, this is means Megabytes uploaded or downloaded to your computer per second.

Stream:

Refers to transferring or transmitting data in such a way that it is processed in a steady and continuous stream.

SPEED BY USAGE

ACTIVITY

Downloading eBooks

Sending or receiving photos

Downloading Music

Downloading SD Movie

Downloading HD Movie

MEASURE OF USE

about 5 books

15 of about 8MP each

15 at 5 mins long

2 hours at good SD quality

2 hours at great HD quality

EQUALS

SIZE

5 MB

60 MB each

75 MB

1600 MB

4300 MB

EQUALS

5 Mbps

0.1

1.6

2.0

42.7

114.7

10 Mbps

0.1

0.8

1.0

21.3

57.3

 

 

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SPEED BY APPLICATION

ACTIVITY

Sending email

Attaching Word docs

Viewing web pages

Downloading eBooks

Playing online games

Sending or receiving photos

Downloading music

Viewing YouTube videos

Making a Skype call

Streaming Internet radio

Watching full-screen SD video

Watching full-screen HD video

MEASURE OF USE

no attachments

about 10 pages each

average of all web pages

each book

each hour

about 8Mp each

5 mins long

each hour, 5-7 mins long

each hour, 5-7 mins long

each hour

each hour, at Netflix "Good"

each hour

EQUALS

SIZE

10 Kb

500 Kbs

600 Kbs

1 Mb

4 Mbs

4 Mbs

5 Mbs

17 Mbs

28 Mbs

60 Mbs

300 Mbs

2.3 Gbs

EQUALS

USAGE PER GB

104, 858 emails

2,097 Word docs

1,748 web pages

1,024 books

238 hours

256 hours

205 music files

60 videos

37 videos

17 hours

3 hours

0.4 hours

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