“A first-of-its-kind website and corresponding service was rolled out on Thursday by CTIA – The Wireless Association with an intent to inform mobile device users about app data use and their impact on wireless data plans,” AppleInsider reports.

“CTIA’s KnowMyApp.org website allows users to estimate an app’s data usage before they download, a service that is likely welcome to those with pricey wireless contracts, reports PCWorld. While tools capable of measuring an app’s data use after downloading have been around for some time, the new site is the first to offer estimated information prior to download, according to CTIA,” AppleInsider reports. “Users visiting the site can search for specific apps to find estimated data use and impact to data plans ranging from 300MB to 4GB per month.”

AppleInsider reports, “Currently, the site is limited to the top 50 free and paid apps on Apple’s iOS App Store and the Google Play Android app store.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]