01-15-2007, 06:40 PM
| | Re: Blackberry Roaming Data Usage
ian used his keyboard to write :
> I looking at getting a Blackberry from O2 on the Internet service (so
> no BES), and am trying to figure out what my international roaming
> charges might be, as I will be charged on a per MB basis.
> Say I receive on average 100 emails per day, and the average email size
> is say 20KB (totally arbitary, is this a fair guess?), that would give
> me about 2Mb.
> What are the best ways to keep down the data usage. I beleive you can
> set filters to limit what comes down. If I limit it to only download
> the email headers can the Blackberry then pull down the full email on
> an ad-hoc basis? What is the size per email for just the header? If it
> is say 2k then my daily usage would be 200k...
> Obviously I will have to be careful on downloading attachments, will it
> tell me the attachment size before I download it?
> Thanks for any help anyone can give me.
BlackBerrys use very little in terms of data.
There is very great compression employed. Furthermore, attachements are
only downloaded if you specifically choose to do so, on a mer email