This topic describes the billing methods of Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN). You can choose a billing method that suits your requirements.

Billing methods

The following table provides the details of the billing methods that are supported by Alibaba Cloud CDN.
Billing method Description Reference
Pay-by-bandwidth You are charged based on the daily peak bandwidth in each region. Unit: Mbit/s. Pricing of basic services
Pay-by-data-transfer You are charged based on tiered pricing in each region. The billing cycle is one calendar month. Within a billing cycle, the amount of data that exceeds the quota in the current pricing tier is billed based on the next pricing tier.
Billing of value-added services If HTTPS secure acceleration is enabled, additional charges are incurred. Pricing of value-added services
Subscription outbound data transfer plan You are charged based on an annual subscription. You can make a one-off payment and use the data transfer plan immediately after the payment. The amount of data that exceeds the quota is billed on a pay-as-you-go basis. Pricing of subscription resource plans