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Is “Unlimited Bandwidth” bad?

I keep reading people saying "unlimited bandwidth hosting is a scam and you should run from hosting companies that offer unlimted bandwidth." While I know nothing is truly unlimited but is there a ...
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365 views

How to calculate Website Bandwidth?

I'm already hosting my site, and looking for another host. So I need to know how much bandwidth my website is using. On my current host I can see only following bandwidth related data: Outbound ...
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127 views

Download images and other documents from external websites

We're running a website which enables users to download documents about our company, such as: -wallpapers with the company logo. -company logos in various flavours. -media kits in pdf format. Since ...
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252 views

Podcast bandwidth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? The situation Hi folks, I host a medium sized non-commercial audio-only podcast available through the standard ways ...
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341 views

Web server specifications for online Text-based web game

I am developing an online text-based game similar to Mafia wars. Of course I won't expect 20 million players on my site, but I want to choose a web server that is suitable for me. I am a complete ...
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409 views

How much bandwidth do I need? Please help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm an inexperienced webmaster trying to estimate hosting requirements for a site. I need to work out a dollar amount ...
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179 views

Understanding data transfer/file requests - what constitutes my bandwidth usage?

I'm trying to understand how bandwidth works in relation to file requests, so that I can get a good feel of what, say, 100GB of monthly bandwidth would allow. Let's say I have a php file with the ...
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72 views

external website storage

One of my clients is a business consultant, and stores powerpoint presentations on her website for conference attendees to download after a conference. There are 91 files totalling 111MB. I want to ...
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198 views

What would be causing so much bandwidth usage if there are no large files?

I'm pretty new to web design/coding so I'm sorry if this question has an obvious answer I've overlooked. I'm currently working on a website for a small company (from scratch/no CMS) and am basing it ...
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206 views

Excess bandwidth usage, how do I overcome this?

I received a higher than normal monthly bill from my web hosting company. They have told me that I have exceeded my monthly minimum for bandwidth usage and advised me to reduce the file size of my web ...
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186 views

cPanel bandwidth stat update frequency

The bandwidth stat in cPanel updates two or three times a day. Is it my host's settings or where can I see real time bandwidth usage stat?
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3answers
569 views

My site is getting popular, bandwidth expensive

I'm running a (small) image hosting site which has been getting a little bit of traction lately (2,000 to 5,000 visitors a day, spikes up to 10,000). It's hosted on Linode and I've already run out of ...
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855 views

How to make money with video site?

What I really mean is i don't get how these smaller but still popular video/tube sites make money. They host their own videos not embedded ones. How do they afford the bandwidth? if bandwidth is 0.18 ...
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915 views

What's the minimum necessary bandwidth for a fast website?

What's the minimum amount of bandwidth for a website? Let's say I have a hosting service with 125GB traffic, how many websites I can store before they start to slow down? Also, what does "1000 Mbit ...