When watching videos on YouTube and other similar hosting find on the player switch the resolution. Reduce it to the minimum possible for the viewing of the video (typically 240 lines). Remember that to perform this operation you will have whenever you start watching the following video.
Similarly, it is possible to reduce traffic and when listening to Internet radio stations. Some of them offer a choice of sound quality. In practice, however, even when choosing the lowest possible for a particular station, the data transfer speed, the sound is very high quality, but not experiencing the periodic loss of sound caused by the buffering. Click on the station's website a link to the stream, which, on the one hand, suitable to the player you use, and the other corresponds to the lowest possible speed.
Large potential to reduce traffic open and while browsing the usual sites. Disable the images loading Flash applets. Those pictures which you want to view, download separately (for example, if it's captcha), and enable Flash only when it is really necessary, particularly when using the same video. In Opera you can turn on and off the display of images and download Flash separately for each site. Another option is to in one of the available browsers include these functions and the other off, and each of them to use to view those sites. Can also be used as an additional install text browser Lynx (and Linix it is already there).
Also, when using Opera browser, try to enable Opera Turbo mode. This will allow you to browse the web through a proxy server, in the same way as it happens when using mobile browsers Opera Mini and UCWEB. If you are using any other browsers to use third-party compression, the most famous of which is Skweezer (its name comes from the distorted English word squeezer - cocoville).
Advice 2: How to reduce Internet traffic
If the cost for Internet service is calculated based on the cost of the traffic as when using the mobile phone and the computer you are using, you can use a special program that compresses the traffic, or configure your computer for maximum savings on additional elements that are not a priority for downloading.
If you surf the Internet through the computer, one way is to turn off images and scripting java and flash in the settings of the Internet browser. Once you disable the above elements, you will reduce traffic by at least thirty to forty percent.
If disabling the above elements is not possible, you can try to use an anonymizer. This service, originally designed to bypass proxy, but with a couple of clicks of the mouse you can turn off images downloading and execution of scripts that are different from php, which will lead to approximately the same result as using your browser settings.
If you want to curtail the traffic both on the phone and on the computer, you can use the special Opera mini browser. In order to use them with your mobile phone, just install it in the case of a computer you'll need a java emulator, after the install you will be able to use this browser. In order to increase the savings of the traffic, disable images in Opera mini's settings.