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Old 06-05-2006, 12:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok soooooo im cheap
sooo i have the Rogers 'unlimited' (which is reallly a 25 mb cap)

anndddd i wanna use google talk

i DONT wanna go over my data plan limit...does chatting on gtalk use up a lot of data traffic? is there a per-unit measure to figure it out?

any thoughts? experiences?
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ok soooooo im cheap
sooo i have the Rogers 'unlimited' (which is reallly a 25 mb cap)

anndddd i wanna use google talk

i DONT wanna go over my data plan limit...does chatting on gtalk use up a lot of data traffic? is there a per-unit measure to figure it out?

any thoughts? experiences?
I'm interested to know how much traffic is passed on an idle google talk
connection.
I'm guessing a chat session only sends a few bytes depending on the length of each message.
I'm going abroad soon and dont want to run up a large bill jus by leaving google talk connected.

thanks
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