Data Calculator

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Estimated Monthly Usage


Emails sent/received (no attachments)

Emails with photo attachments

Emails sent/received with attachments

Minutes of Streaming music

Web pages Viewed

Apps/Games/Songs downloaded

Social media posts with photos uploaded

Minutes of streaming video

Data Legend

The examples below provide a general guideline for the amount of data used per service:

  • 1 email (text only) 20 KB

  • 1 email with photo attachment 350 KB

  • 1 email with Word, Excel or Powerpoint attachment 300 KB

  • 1 web page 180 KB

  • 1 minute of streaming music 500 KB

  • 1 minute of streaming video (standard quality) 2 MB

  • 1 App/Game/Song 4 MB

  • Social media download/upload w/photo 500 KB

  • 1 minute of streaming video (HD quality) 5.1 MB


Note: Data usage varies by device. The above examples are based on averages and are estimates only. The actual amount of data for the described activity can vary.

1 MB = 1,024 KB; 1 GB = 1,024 MB