View Full Version : OT: Highest amount of Dial-Up Hours have you logged up?

17-02-2004, 07:01 PM
Hi, i am interested in finding out how many hours each month a Dial-Up user on PF1 uses.

My self on average use 400-700 hours a month i think.

In this billing period. From January 21st to February 16th i have clocked up 542 hours..So i think in the next 5 days it will reach 600 odd hours.

Its handy havin to Phone lines, and now that we have 2 comps in the house there is no point in disconnecting, the only time the internet is disconnected is when the Internet Machine gets turned off in the lounge for some reason

17-02-2004, 07:19 PM
Hi Guys

I'm with slingshot, here is my useage on dialup:

Month - Year; Time; Kbytes Uploaded; Kbytes Downloaded
February - 2004; 86:17:57; 74,491.70; 1,207,389.13
January - 2004; 148:8:15; 144,728.32; 2,132,357.74
December - 2003; 14:25:34; 9,599.16; 226,043.20

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17-02-2004, 07:49 PM
Im with ihug and get 250 hours a month:_|:_| and usually try to stay under the 250 hours mark as its $2 every hour that you go over :_|:_|
but yeah the most ive used is like 256 hours or something...

17-02-2004, 07:53 PM
Oh yea..I am on Xtra Value Pack. I am sure that the hours would clock up faster if they didnt disconnect me every 24 hrs 2 mins and 40-50 seconds. But its alright :)

17-02-2004, 08:03 PM
i'm going have to look at the records for how long i have spent on the internet when i was on dial up.

17-02-2004, 08:05 PM
must get out the 4-5 page internet bill...

17-02-2004, 08:05 PM
3924 minutes in august last year

17-02-2004, 08:17 PM
All I've managed is 137 hours. It was last December when I was downloading a lot of stuff overnight.

If I had a second phone line it would be much higher, but I would probably get jetstream instead since the price difference cant be much.

17-02-2004, 08:54 PM
we have 4 computers and one phone line just for data.....

Ihug flat rate and the best 5 months in the last 12 are


being that every hour of the day for a month is 24*30=720 hours

17-02-2004, 09:24 PM
Yeh, i'd say with all the disconnections etc etc that you'd probably miss out on 2 days (48 hours or so)