O2's "Fair Use" iPhone data limits: 200MB per month?
ZDNet has raised the issue of what exactly constitutes "fair use' when it comes to data on the iPhone.
At the London press launch, it was stated that "1,400 pages per day" would be the limit. However, ZDNet believes that O2's "fair use" limit is just 200MB per month.
That's hardly "unlimited" by any stretch of the imagination, though we're not 100% convinced that the iPhone won't have its own separate plan. I've still not seen any official documentation from O2 about fair use as it relates specifically to the iPhone.
When deciding whether this really is a "fair" deal, it's worth considering that you probably won't be capped or charged if you go over the threshold from time to time, that surfing/downloading over an EDGE network is painfully slow anyway, that a lot of downloading will likely be done via a Wi-Fi hotspot, or simply by sideloading content from a Mac or PC, and that the iPhone can't (as far as we know) be used as a modem. These factors take away a lot of the necessity for unlimited Internet use.
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