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Is the digital ocean bandwidth use for file and apps downloading?

Posted June 29, 2021 74 views
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Hello,
i am a new user and want to use digital ocean hosting for my website…
But i have a question about your service.
I have an android apk downloading site Currently it hosted on shared hosting. that get down on traffic spike.
That’s why i want to use digital ocean. But my downloading site consumed unlimited bandwidth Because Every user download apps from my site and each user consume on an average 50 MB.
Is your bandwidth transfer limit use for Download? Or Downloading and Uploading seperately count?

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Hello,

Yes, downloading files implies as outbound traffic. I could suggest checking your current bandwidth usage on your current server and then using this Bandwidth calculator here to calculate which plan would fit your needs:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/bandwidth

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Bobby