Going over data limit

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Hi, earlier today I made stupid mistake with my data and accidentally went over. For the over usage says its charging me 5$ after using 10mb and i was just wondering my plan says "Additional data $5/100 MB", does that mean i can continue to use up to that 100mb with out being charged again?


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Overages are not pro-rated, so you can bump up to the 100 MB limit on the same $5 bill.

Consider re-setting the data counter on your phone to give you a heads-up when you reach 85 MB so that you can decide if you want to invest another $5 or not.
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Tamara Wallace

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How do limit child's data usage. She ignores messages of overages and change setting on her phone.  
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If you/she are on a shock free data plan, then data should be blocked at 100%. If not, then I recommend switching to a plan with shock free data.

I shouldn't be telling you this, but I am on Koodo, and my wife is on Rogers. We are going to get my daughter a phone in the next month, but are going to add her to my wife's Rogers plan. She can monitor and block my daughter's data right from the Rogers app. Koodo doesn't offer that.

Bear in mind though, Rogers is more expensive than Koodo.
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Allan, Mobile Master

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If she ignores it then you can either switch her to a plan with no data for a bit or get a data blocj (gets the point across), make her pay for any overages she incurs, or switch to a prepaid plan.