This topic describes how to purchase ApsaraVideo Live. You can select a billing method, activate the service, and purchase resource plans. Before you activate the service, you must complete real-name verification.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud account is created. For more information, see Create an Alibaba Cloud account.

Activate ApsaraVideo Live

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud official website. In the top navigation bar, choose Products > Media Services > ApsaraVideo Live.
  2. On the ApsaraVideo Live product page, click Buy Now.
  3. On the ApsaraVideo Live activation page, select Pay-By-Traffic or Pay-By-Bandwidth as the billing method. Read and agree to the service agreement, and click Activate Now. Then, you can use the ApsaraVideo Live console.

Purchase resource plans

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud official website. In the top navigation bar, choose Products > Media Services > ApsaraVideo Live.
  2. On the ApsaraVideo Live product page, click Resource Plan.
  3. On the buy page of resource plans, specify the specifications of the resource plan, and click Buy Now.
    If you have overdue payments, you cannot purchase resource plans.
    Note Live data transfer plans are supported only when you select pay-by-traffic as the billing method.