That 75GB is my home wifi broadband. (I will edit my post to clarify that - thanks.) My point was home wifi is not unlimited in India unlike most countries, including Germany. And giving away a couple of those GBs for Facebook’s silly updates is beginning to rankle.

I know updates are good but I strongly feel Facebook needs to stagger the update intervals a bit more like Apple. I means instead of making Facebook 5% faster and issuing an update every week, make it 50% faster and issue an update once in two months. Anyway, it seems like I’m not the only one getting cranky about this issue. Here’s a query from US politician John McCain to Tim Cook a few years back, “Why the hell do I have to keep updating my apps on my iPhone all the time and why you don’t fix that?”

As for mobile data, we used to have those miserable 1GB/month plans in India too. But recently, a new player has shaken up the industry. My 28 day plan now gives me 1 GB every day! It costs just ₹303 (4.5 Euros), with unlimited calls and messages across India thrown in for free. Speed is so-so though it’s supposed to be 4G. It’s showing 1.9Mbps at the moment.

Win some, lose some.

it’s an odd world

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