Does World of Warcraft count as Download?

  dnjl 16:23 22 Jul 2008
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40Gb USAGE on Broadband Package??
What exactly is 40Gb - I know the advert states 8,000 itune downloads and 132hrs. of TV per month.

But does playing the online game World of Warcraft count as a download?? The game is yours and loaded onto your PC but you cannot play it without being connected to Blizzard (to whom you pay £8.99 per month).

Can anyone tell me please, as my hubby (disabled) plays 10 hrs.per day and I do not want to change SP if he cannot do this.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:33 22 Jul 2008

"does playing the online game World of Warcraft count as a download"

Yes it does.

next time he's playing just watch the modem light "flickering"

Net Monitor :-
Netmeter click here

will monitor your usage.

  MAT ALAN 16:33 22 Jul 2008

it uses on average 10MB an hour and you play for 5 hours a day. That's 50MB a day (roughly), lets say a 30 day month. So 30*50 = 1500, roughly 1.5GB per month.

i've had it on just over an hour 1734.40kb in 8.4kb out.

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