Express Connect fee structure

The components of Express Connect include the physical connection of the leased line, the virtual border router (VBR) and the router interface. The fee of each component is as follows:

Component Fee Payment Type Description
Physical Connection Access Fee One-time fee Initial set up of physical leased line connection.
Physical Connection Port Rental Fee Pay-as-you-go Charge rate depends on port size and usage.
Virtual Border Router None Free VBR is a free network resource.
Router Interface Router Interface Fee Monthly/yearly subscription Only the initiating side router interface will be charged. No charges apply to the receiving side router interface.
Charge rate depends on regions where both parties are located, router types, and specifications of the router interface.

For actual prices, please refer to the purchase page.

Pricing and Payment

Physical Connection

Access Fee

  • One-time set up fee of $1500.
  • If the connection fails due to alterations made by the customer, such as changes to the port type or access point location, the installation fee will not be reimbursed.

Port Rental Fee

  • Option of monthly or yearly subscription available.
  • Fee depends on the specification of the router interface and region. Details are as follows:
Specification China Mainland U.S. East U.S. West Hong Kong Singapore
≤ 1 Gbit/s $91/Month $110/Month $128/Month $110/Month $128/Month
≤ 10 Gbit/s $777/Month $933/Month $1088/Month $933/Month $1088/Month

Router Interface

  • Charges apply to the initiating side of the connection only.
  • Option of monthly or yearly subscription available.
  • Charging rate depends on the location of the connecting parties and specifications of the Router Interfaces selected.

The optional specifications:

Specification Maximum forwarding data per second(MB) Maximum forwarding data per hour(MB) Maximum forwarding data per day(MB)
Small.1 1.25 4500 108000
Small.2 2.5 9000 216000
Small.5 6.25 22500 540000
Middle.1 12.5 45000 1080000
Middle.2 25 90000 2160000
Middle.5 62.5 225000 5400000
Large.1 125 450000 10800000
Large.2 256 900000 21600000

Same region interconnection:

  • If the initiating side router is a VPC router:
Specification China Mainland U.S. East U.S. West Hong Kong Singapore
Large.2 $137/Month $165/Month $192/Month $165/Month $192/Month
  • If the initiating side router interface is virtual border router:
Specification China Mainland U.S. East U.S. West Hong Kong Singapore
Middle.1 $14/Month $16/Month $19/Month $16/Month $19/Month
Middle.2 $23/Month $27/Month $32/Month $27/Month $32/Month
Middle.5 $46/Month $55/Month $64/Month $55/Month $64/Month
Large.1 $78/Month $93/Month $109/Month $93/Month $109/Month

Cross-region interconnection:

  • If both parties are in Mainland China:
Specification Hangzhou - Shanghai Beijing - Hangzhou Beijing - Shanghai Shenzhen - Hangzhou Shenzhen - Shanghai Beijing - Shenzhen
Small.1 $640/Month $731/Month $731/Month $731/Month $731/Month $823/Month
Small.2 $1006/Month $1097/Month $1097/Month $1097/Month $1097/Month $1234/Month
Small.5 $1737/Month $1920/Month $1920/Month $1920/Month $1920/Month $2149/Month
Middle.1 $2697/Month $2926/Month $2926/Month $2926/Month $2926/Month $3246/Month
Middle.2 $4160/Month $4435/Month $4435/Month $4435/Month $4435/Month $4892/Month
Middle.5 $7315/Month $7726/Month $7726/Month $7726/Month $7726/Month $8412/Month
Large.1 $11292/Month $11704/Month $11704/Month $11704/Month $11704/Month $12664/Month
  • If one connecting party is in mainland China and the other outside mainland China:
Specification China Mainland - Hong Kong China Mainland - U.S. East China Mainland - U.S. West China Mainland - Singapore
Small.1 $2880/Month $4572/Month $4572/Month $3840/Month
Small.2 $4736/Month $7315/Month $7315/Month $6337/Month
Small.5 $8897/Month $14081/Month $14081/Month $11777/Month
Middle.1 $14337/Month $22768/Month $22768/Month $18882/Month
Specification of receiving side router interface
Specification Maximum forwarding data capability
Negative Decided by Initiating Side Router Interface
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