This refers to the measure of electronic information you upload and download. The units used are made up of bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, and gigabytes. On our Orcon@Home Gold+ account, you receive a data allowance of 10GB, which is 10,000,000,000 bytes.
The amount of data you can use with your broadband plan before paying to use extra.
Dial up is the term for connecting to the Internet on a dial-in basis, so that a modem dials a particular number and is then granted access to the Internet. Dial up (as opposed to broadband) takes up the whole phone line, so that calls cannot be made or taken while the user is connected.
A domain name is a name that uniquely identifies something on the Internet. The most widely known use of domain names is in email addresses and URL’s (or website addresses). For example the domain name orcon.net.nz is used in email addresses (firstname.lastname@example.org) and in our URL www.orcon.net.nz
This refers to the data you take from the Internet, such as when you ‘download’ pictures, emails, movies and such.,Whenever you access the internet you will be downloading data. You will probably find that you download much more than you upload.