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bigperm

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Think of it this way. You have one html page that is 3k, plus the 50k of graphics on that page. When a visitor to your website goes to that page, then they download 53 kilobytes of information. That 53k is a part of your total bandwidth. Every hit(visit) you get, it adds up. So even if you have a 53k page, you get 10 visits, all of the sudden you have used 530k of transfer(bandwith). Get 100 visits, and you've used 5300k worth of transfer (Or 5.3 megs).

I don't know if that helps, of was even what you were asking. Hopefully it at least made sense.
 

LeX

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It costs money to transfer data I'm guessing, so that's why you're paying for your internet service. And that's also the reason nearly all hosts put a limit on users' bandwidth use, simply because it eats up money. The people who offer "unlimited" bandwidth are insane idoits and really good people. :) Those kinda people are gonna recieve a hell of a bill if they have lots of traffic...

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The other reason you're paying for your internet connections is because your ISP wants to make some $$$, obviously.
 

Coolin

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Hmm... LeX is talking about your ISP bandwidth while Lucifer is talking about Webhost bandwidth. Interesting. I wonder what the topic starter really meant.
 

LeX

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Originally posted by LeX
It costs money to transfer data I'm guessing, so that's why you're paying for your internet service. And that's also the reason nearly all hosts put a limit on users' bandwidth use, simply because it eats up money. The people who offer "unlimited" bandwidth are insane idoits and really good people. :) Those kinda people are gonna recieve a hell of a bill if they have lots of traffic...

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The other reason you're paying for your internet connections is because your ISP wants to make some $$$, obviously. [/B]
Uh, Coolin? I was talking about webhost bandwidth and ISP bandwidth...
Since I have no idea what Cosmoslayer really wanted to know (s/he didn't exactly explain) so I tried to explain what bandwidth is in both webhost bandwidth and ISP bandwidth. This way I'll appear real helpful to the newbies... ;)
 

Coolin

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Originally posted by LeX
Uh, Coolin? I was talking about webhost bandwidth and ISP bandwidth...
Since I have no idea what Cosmoslayer really wanted to know (s/he didn't exactly explain) so I tried to explain what bandwidth is in both webhost bandwidth and ISP bandwidth. This way I'll appear real helpful to the newbies... ;)
Whoops. I must have misinterpreted your post. Sorry :blush: <-- How the heck do you do a blush smilie?

Also... Appearances can be decieving... ;)
 

LeX

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:eek: (quote this to see - or if you don't want to go through the trouble, it's : o without the space)
 
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