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Data Hungry App Updates - workaround?


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Hi Guys

I've got PAYG 3 Mobile Broadband on my PC which is capped at 3GB/£15 or 7GB/£25. This is usually fine for me as I don't do a lot of streaming or big downloads. I had my landline taken out earlier in the year

I've got 5 of the Ordinance Survey 50K maps Apps in my iTunes library which range from about 700-900mb each. They've never been updated (which is fine)... until now. To update them to "work better with iOS 5.1.1" is going to take 5GB and cost me c. £20

Assuming the updates are necessary or desirable, is the best way to seek out a free wi-fi outlet? Any recommendations that will let me download 900mb at a time?



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Guess that's a no, then.

Bitten the bullet and downloaded the updates over my Mobile Broadband. Just have to accept that it's a downside of data-capped MBB.

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