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A connection is metered when the user’s connection is subject to a limitation from his Internet Service Provider strong enough to request web applications to be careful with the bandwidth usage.

Property of apis/network_information/Connectionapis/network_information/Connection


Note: This property is read-only.

var result = connection.metered;

Return Value

Returns an object of type BooleanBoolean


As of 25 June 2014:

  • Formal work on the Network Information spec has been stopped. The specification is now a W3C Note.
  • Both Chrome and Firefox have shipped Network Information under an experimental feedback channel.

Related specifications

The Network Information API
W3C Note