This topic describes the subscription billing method of elastic IP addresses (EIPs). Subscription EIPs are charged based on the bandwidth usage.

Overview

The subscription billing method requires you to complete the payment of the subscription before you can use the service. Subscription EIPs have the following characteristics:
  • You must pay the subscription fee when you create an EIP.
  • The billing cycle is 30 days.
  • You cannot release the an EIP before the subscription of the EIP expires. You can only upgrade the specifications of the EIP.

Billing item

Subscription EIPs are billed based on the bandwidth usage.

Bandwidth usage fee = Unit price of bandwidth usage (USD per month) x Subscription duration

Unit price of bandwidth usage

EIP supports BGP (Multi-ISP) and BGP (Multi-ISP) Pro. EIPs of different connection types are charged at different unit prices of bandwidth usage.
Note If the prices in the following table are different from what are displayed in the console, refer to the buy page in the console.
Table 1. Unit prices of bandwidth usage for EIPs of BGP (Multi-ISP)
Region Region Bandwidth unit price (USD per month)
1 Mbps 2 Mbps 3 Mbps 4 Mbps 5 Mbps 6 Mbit/s and higher, n represents the bandwidth value.
China China (Hangzhou), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou-Beijing Winter Olympics), China (Hohhot), China (Shenzhen), China (Shanghai), China (Chengdu), and China (Hong Kong) 3.40 6.80 10.20 13.60 17.00 17.00+(n-5)× 11.83
China (Qingdao) 3.10 6.21 9.31 12.42 15.52 15.52+(n-5)×10.64
Asia Pacific Singapore, Australia (Sydney), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), and Indonesia (Jakarta) 3.40 6.80 10.20 13.60 17.00 17.00+(n-5)× 11.83
Japan (Tokyo) 3.70 7.39 11.09 14.78 18.48 18.48+(n-5)× 12.42
Europe and Americas US (Virginia), US (Silicon Valley), Germany (Frankfurt), and UK (London) 3.40 6.80 10.20 13.60 17.00 17.00+(n-5)× 11.83
Middle East and India UAE (Dubai) 11.83 23.66 35.49 47.32 59.15 6×n
India (Mumbai) 3.70 7.39 11.09 14.78 18.48 18.48+(n-5)× 12.42
Table 2. Unit prices of bandwidth usage for EIPs of BGP (Multi-ISP) Pro
Region Unit price of bandwidth usage (USD per month per Mbit/s)
China (Hong Kong) 34.4