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Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) - Megacharge Project

Project Member(s): Abolhasan, M., Hagelstein, B.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Communications Consumer Action Networ (Australian Communications Consumer Action Network)

Start year: 2015

Summary: This project will quantify the 'scaling factor' or 'waste rate' that measuring data usage in megabytes (MB) compared to kilobytes (kB) for a variety of user profiles based on the amount of data downloaded and the applications used.

Keywords: Kilobyte v Megabyte charging; Mobile phone plans; Mobile data plans; real cost of mobile data.

FOR Codes: Networking and Communications, Mobile Data Networks and Services, Mobile Technologies