£31,500 bill for downloading 1 TV show on holiday

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#1

I just posted the article £31,500 bill for downloading 1 TV show on holiday.

Anyone who has used their mobile (cellular) phone abroad may have already experienced just how high mobile bills can get. But when it comes to using a mobile data package abroad, many people…

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#2

HAHAHHAHHAHA! Who in the heck would download a TV show and especially on a mobile phone? Lets see…hmmmz I have a 2 inch screen…yeah I’ll DL the HD version. That will look real good man!! :X The only thing that makes it even worse is he is an IT dweeb. All the people he has humiliated at work, that could not get email- printer doesn’t work etc …are having the last laugh. HAHAHHAHAHHAH!! coughs :S :X
This message was edited at: 06-07-2008 22:49


#3

@Crabbyappleton The article said mobile broadband card like PCMCIA/ExpressCard/miniPCI WWAN device to their laptop


#4

Yet another clueless “IT worker” who knows jackshit. I’d be embarrassed to even name my profession if I was caught doing something as lame and stupid as this.


#5

it goes to show that the SMALL PRINT DOES MATTER read it and save yourself a packet


#6

$62,500 / 40 minute episode = $1,562.50 a minute Wow.


#7

as people travel more, their services of choice should travel with them - especially if they are labelled as ‘mobile’.


#8

Wow… even the $450 fine hurts. I hardly pay that per year and I dload+upload TBs of data!