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xtreemneo
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Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

Hello,
I did find answer from your community that the skype would be covered on the data allowance.
Most answers were 'half baked'.
Giffgaff terms and conditions clearly state that continuous streaming of audio and video is not allowed.
May be it's working for users now.
iPhone skype app uses a whopping 3.5MB per min on video call approx.
If I speak with my parents about one hour daily that almost 200 MB for 60 min and let's say I speak 20 days.. That would be 3.9GB monthly only on skype.. If I use some other RSS, mail and some other radio apps it would really be 750 MB per month. Total comes around 4.5 GB.
Is it allowed?!

I really like the flexibility and the very idea of being in GiffGaff.
syorksdeano
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

If you are using a goodybag of £10 or greater then streaming is allowed
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

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yeah man go ahead.. as long as you're not tethering, its all good.. i actually heard somewhere that there WAS a daily limit of 200mb.. but i was happily proved wrong so again, GO AHEAD :smileyvery-happy: welcome to giffgaff!!!

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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

Yes you should be ok when you get close to 20gb apparently they start to ask what you are up to its to make sure you are not tethereing

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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

I think it is allowed on £10 goodybag or higher
syorksdeano
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

The 200mb was when the free internet offer was available for those that didn't purchase goodybags
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

It's fine if you have a goodybag that includes Internet.
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xtreemneo
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

Thanks everyone. My first post. Response time below 2 min.
Now I feel confident I won't get lost. Lol.
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

chrz for that deano.. wondered where i'd heard that :smileyhappy: kudo'd
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Re: Skype video call over 3G from iPhone

My daughter uses Skype all the time on her mobile....in fact I have known her have a conversation with someone on the laptop on skype and with someone else on skype on her mobile at the same time
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