The billing of physical connections involves fees charged by Alibaba Cloud and third parties.
|Billing method||Description||Upgrade or downgrade||Overdue payment process|
|Subscription||Monthly or yearly subscription with the billing unit of USD/month||Not supported||You will be notified about payment for a physical connection 15 days, 7 days, 3 days, and 1 day before the payment is due. If the payment for a physical connection is not settled, the physical connection expires. During the first 15 days after expiration, the physical connection is stopped.
Note If a physical connection is stopped, the corresponding devices, resources, and configurations associated with the physical connection are reserved (that is, the resources are not released).
- Alibaba Cloud fees
The fee for a physical connection is charged by Alibaba Cloud and includes an initial installation fee, resource occupation fee, and outbound traffic fee.
- If you access Alibaba Cloud through a dedicated port, you need to pay a one-time initial installation fee for the physical connection. The resource occupation fee is charged on a monthly basis.
- If you access Alibaba Cloud through an NNI partner with a shared port, you only need to pay for the outbound traffic fee, which is charged on a monthly basis.
- Third-party fees
The fees charged by third parties (telecom operators, partners, and data center operators) include the leased-line fee and indoor cable rental fee. For more information, consult the third party.
Pricing of dedicated access ports
Dedicated access port fees include an initial installation fee and a resource occupation fee, as shown in the following two tables.
|Interface specification||Price (USD)|
|1G and below||1,500|
|Charged item||Interface specification||Subscription (USD/month)|
|Resource occupation fee (Mainland China)||1G and below||85|
|Resource occupation fee (Outside Mainland China)||1G and below||210|
Pricing of shared access ports by partners
|Outbound traffic fee||0.015 USD/GB|
|Leased-line fee||Charged by telecom operators or partners. The lease fee depends on the bandwidth and distance.|
|Indoor cable rental fee||
Charged by IDC operators or partners.
For more information, consult the third party.