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How is an account billed if it goes over its monthly bandwidth limit?

Posted April 23, 2016 4.2k views
Billing

Say you have a 2TB transfer limit and you go over it. How would the pricing work on that?

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Currently, we recommend upgrading to a higher tier of transfer/larger Droplet if you expect to go over the traffic limit, but if you do breach the limit, you may want to reach out to contact@digitalocean.com

At this time, we are not billing for the additional traffic, but we do monitor for overages.

Hello, all

Droplets include free outbound data transfer, starting at 1,000 GiB/month for the smallest plan. Excess data transfer is billed at $0.01/GiB. For example, the cost of 1,000 GiB of overage is $10. Inbound bandwidth to Droplets is always free.

You can check the full information on the Bandwidth billing here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/billing/bandwidth/

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex