This topic describes the payment methods, billing methods, and billable items of Data Transmission Service (DTS).
For details about how DTS is priced, see DTS pricing.
You can use the following methods to pay for DTS:
- Bank card
Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your PayPal account after your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees.
- Paytm (India)
Only for users in India. Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your Paytm account after your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees. Note Coupons are used to pay for your resource usage before bills are issued. No actual payments are involved.
DTS provides two billing methods for you to choose from: subscription and pay-as-you-go. Note that data migration mode instances only support pay-as-you-go.
|Billing method||Supported modes||Description|
|Data replication mode||Billable item||Billing rules|
|Data migration||Instance size||
|Internet traffic charges||DTS involves two types of public network traffic: inbound traffic (inbound traffic
to Alibaba Cloud services) and outbound traffic (outbound traffic from Alibaba Cloud
Note Internet traffic charges are based on the actual traffic that is generated. Traffic of less than 1 GB is charged as 1 GB.
|Data synchronization||Instance size||
|Change tracking||Instance size||
|Amount of subscribed data||Free|
|Internet traffic charges||Free|