This topic describes the payment methods, billing methods, and billable items of Data Transmission Service (DTS).
For information 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 to pay for DTS after fees are generated for your pay-as-you-go resources.
Paytm is applicable only in India. Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your Paytm account to pay for DTS after fees are generated for your pay-as-you-go resources. You can use coupons to pay for your resource usage before bills are issued. If you use coupons, no actual payments are involved.
DTS provides two billing methods for you: subscription and pay-as-you-go. Data migration instances support only pay-as-you-go.
|Billing method||Supported DTS feature||Description|
|DTS feature||Billable item||Billing rule|
|Data migration||Instance specifications||
|Internet traffic charges||DTS involves two types of Internet traffic: inbound traffic to Alibaba Cloud services
and outbound traffic from Alibaba Cloud services.
Note Internet traffic charges are based on the actual traffic that is generated. The unit price is USD 0.15 per GB. Traffic of less than 1 GB is charged as 1 GB.
|Data synchronization||Instance specifications||
|Change tracking||Instance specifications||
|Amount of subscribed data||Free of charge|
|Internet traffic charges||Free of charge|