What is a gigabyte? Many people don't know what data usage is required for even the most common activities like streaming videos.

What is a gigabyte? Many people don't know what data usage is required for even the most common activities like streaming videos.

Seven fun ways with 10GB

Seven fun ways with 10GB

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Most people have little idea how much data they are using and what a figure like 10GB actually equates to in the real world, but here is what it can get you.

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This is advertiser content for Pennytel.

With new technology comes new tech speak.

Bits, bytes, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte, petabyte, even exabyte; it's all about data.

But have you ever thought what these data measurements actually mean in the real world to the average person?

Most people have little idea how much data they are using and a figure like 10GB can feel like just a number.

To give you an idea, here are seven fun ways to use 10GB in a mobile phone plan.

1. Sixty hours of cat videos

OK, so you would never use your whole 10GB on cat videos, but what could be more fun and make a person happier than a mad moggie doing crazy things? If this is your bag, 10GB will get you plenty of thrills and kitty spills.

Ten GB will get roughly 60 hours of funny cat videos which should be enough to satisfy even the most ardent cat lover.

Ten GB will get roughly 60 hours of funny cat videos which should be enough to satisfy even the most ardent cat lover.

2. Download 2,500 songs

From love songs to rock tunes, you can fill your life with melody. This many GBs will get you over 125 hours of music. That's enough for all your favourite tunes.

3. One hundred hours of Facebook

Stay in touch with your loved ones no matter where they are in the world with Facebook. One hundred hours will give you plenty of time to feel and stay close.

4. Send 10,000 emails

Whether for business or as a form of personal communication, email is a great and private way, to stay in touch, swap information and send documents.

5. Two hundred hours of browsing online

The internet is a vast place. Shop, research or just educate yourself on what is going on in the world with 200 hours of browsing to keep you going.

How you use your data says a lot about you. Today a reliable supply of data is integral to keeping in touch with friends and enjoying good times.

How you use your data says a lot about you. Today a reliable supply of data is integral to keeping in touch with friends and enjoying good times.

6. Upload 1,000 holiday photos

Store your holiday and special occasion photos for all time as 10GB gives you plenty of space to upload and save. Put them in the cloud and ensure your precious memories are safe and accessible forever.

7. Ten hours of video streaming on Netflix or Stan

As long as you don't spend hours binge watching the latest series on your favourite streaming service, 10GB should cover a modest amount each month.

In the real world

Most people will do a range of these activities over the course of a month, so you need to find a provider with a plan that works for you.

Take Pennytel for example, their new 10GB plan comes with unlimited talk and text within Australia as well as to 10 different countries, keeping you connected to those you love without the expense.

It is worth taking an inventory of your data use and finding if this plan works for you. For more great deals call Pennytel now on 1300 262 146.

This is advertiser content from pennytel.com.au

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