This topic provides an overview of Data Transfer Plans. Data Transfer Plans are easy-to-use traffic packages that you can purchase at affordable prices. A Data Transfer Plan takes effect immediately upon purchase, and the IPv4 data transfer generated by Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances, Elastic IP addresses, Server Load Balancer (SLB) instances, and Internet Shared Bandwidth instances are automatically deducted from the plan until the Data Transfer Plan is used up or expires.

Benefits

  • Cost-effectiveness

    Data Transfer Plans offer affordable traffic-billed pricing.

  • Wide service scope

    Data Transfer Plans can be used to cover the data transfer generated by ECS instances, Elastic IP addresses, SLB instances, and Internet Shared Bandwidth instances.

  • Ease of use

    After your purchased Data Transfer Plan has been activated, it is automatically used to cover the data transfer generated by the corresponding services in multiple regions. No additional operation is required. For more information, see Purchase a Data Transfer Plan.

  • Unified management

    Based on the traffic consumption in your Data Transfer Plans, you can easily learn the the overall Internet traffic consumption.

Data Transfer Plan areas

A Data Transfer Plan can cover one area and one area includes one or more regions. Prices for Data Transfer Plans vary by area.

Data Transfer Plan area Covered regions
Mainland China China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hohhot), China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen)
Outside Mainland China Australia (Sydney), US (Virginia), US (Silicon Valley), Germany (Frankfurt), Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), India (Mumbai)
China (Hong Kong) China (Hong Kong)

View the traffic usage

You can view the remaining traffic and usage details of Data Transfer Plans in Resource Packages.

For more information, see View traffic usage.