Just in time for Summer…
GigSky announces great new daily rates
Our customers asked for a larger daily plan and GigSky listened. The new daily plan gives you 800MB (previously 300MB) of high-speed, unthrottled data for the same $10 price!
Our new daily rate plan applies to our most popular regional plans: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The 300MB and 500MB plans have been eliminated, so we can offer more data at our lowest tier pricing in these regions.
GigSky Global Mobile Data is perfect for those days when being offline isn’t an option. If you’re traveling, or away from home and need to be connected, GigSky is the easy and super-affordable choice.
Plus, for a limited time, new customers can add a promo code to get an additional $5 off
800MB of data for one-day use, will cost you just $5.00(with promo code). This makes your first GigSky plan purchase virtually risk-free. Go ahead – give us a try! Here’s how to redeem the offer: Download the app for iOS or Android:
When you get to the sign up screen, Click where it says: “Have a promo code? Click here” When promo code field appears, enter VACAY19.
How far will 800MB of data take you?
The following table gives an approximate guide to what you can do with a gigabyte of data. You can use it as an indication of how long each gigabyte of data is expected to last for. Activity IG data is equal to…
– Accessing web pages 600 web pages (approx. 12 hours browsing)
– Basic e-mail/instant message 350,000 messages
– Rich e-mail/IM (with attachments) 2,000 messages
– Downloading or streaming music 200 songs
– Downloading or streaming video (SD) 2 hours
– Downloading or streaming video (HD) 30 minutes
– Skype voice call 30 hours
– Skype video call 4 hours
– Listening to online radio 16 hours
– Downloading or updating apps 25 apps
Data Usage: By App & Activity Type
Almost all apps and activities on your smartphone will consume some of your data allowance unless you’re connected to wi-fi. The following table gives you a rough guide on how much data is used by different apps and activities:
|Basic E-mail or Instant Message (e.g. Gmail, WhatsApp)
0.003MB per message (3KB, no attachments)
|Rich E-mail or Instant Message (with attachment)
0.5MB per message (500KB)
|Web Browsing (e.g. Facebook, BBC, Daily Mail)
1.7MB per web page, approximately 90MB per hour of web surfing
|Downloading or Streaming Music (e.g. MP3 files, Spotify)
5MB per song
|Skype Voice Call
35MB per hour
|Downloading or Updating Apps
40MB per app
|Listening to Online Radio
60MB per hour
|Skype Video Call
240MB per hour
|Downloading or Streaming Online Video (e.g. YouTube, iPlayer)
500MB per hour (SD quality), 2GB per hour (HD quality)
Please note that the figures shown are approximate. The size of web pages and applications varies tremendously, depending on things on like how rich in multimedia they are. Online video streaming can also vary largely in data usage depending on the service you use and the quality of your stream.