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Inbound Data Transfer Into Droplet

i need to move my project from AWS to Digital ocean which about 6-7 GB of data and i have already made a droplet on DO with ubuntu installed in it, now the thing is i have fired “wget” command to transfer a zip file containing all data on AWS EC2 instance to DO Droplet, i have a 2 core 40$/Month droplet but the data transfer is painfully slow at 200KBPS, can i know the reason ? and what about the data transfer charges is inbound data transfer included in the given bandwidth of droplet cost or its billed separately?

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Hello,

According to the documentation, the Inbound bandwidth to Droplets is always free:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/accounts/billing/bandwidth/#droplets

Regarding the download speed, I’ve just tested it on my droplet and it is currently:

Download: 4676.29 Mbit/s

What are the locations of your AWS EC2 instance and the location of your DO droplet?

You could try using this tool to check your download speed:

https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli

Regards, Bobby