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glussier

join:2002-11-12
Montreal, QC
reply to pat2k8

Re: Bell Usage Meter counting LAN data?

I don't believe that. Last week, while doing my backups, I transferred 1,2TB over my network. And today, after 17 full days of usage, my Bell internet usage is @ 45,8GB.


pulp46
Premium
join:2003-01-28
You have that same ridiculous modem/router piece of crap, glussier?

glussier

join:2002-11-12
Montreal, QC
I have a Cellpipe 7130, and yes, I was using the router part of this modem for the network.


pulp46
Premium
join:2003-01-28
I just noticed you're in Quebec. That makes a difference and I have to go with Ontario reports, especially in Toronto area. Thanks though!

glussier

join:2002-11-12
Montreal, QC

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What does it do that I am in Quebec and you are in Ontario? Bell doesn't compile the bandwidth usage from software installed in the modem or your computers. When you transfer data from 1 computer to another computer, there is no hop outside your inhouse network.

I'm sorry, but, I don't believe what pat2k8 is reporting.


pulp46
Premium
join:2003-01-28
Reports are coming in from Toronto. ISP's sometimes target certain areas for specific things... that is all.

glussier

join:2002-11-12
Montreal, QC
I don't care if it's coming from Toronto, the moon or wathever. If bell was was monitoring/filtering your personal network data, you could bring them to court.

Also, if Bell was really counting your network data, it would be everyday, not just 1 random day.


ridiculous

@bellmobilite.ca
reply to pulp46
So let me see if i understand correctly...

Your friend (who you claim is not too handy with this stuff) is most likely right in that Bell is counting LAN traffic, something that every user on this forum has done at one time or another and would CLEARLY have noticed by now.

Furthermore, a fellow poster who just so happens to be in another province claims that his 1.2TB of data transfer did not count, but because he's in QC you cannot rely on it.

I hate to break it to you, but Bell is not counting your friend's LAN traffic. If he did, there would have been an epidemic on this site a few times over.