Viewing Bills

Last updated: 2021-02-19 12:27:19

    To view your VOD bills and payment details, go to Tencent Cloud Billing Center > Bills > Bill Details.

    Bill Details

    The Bill Details page includes the Bill by Instance and Bill Details tabs:

    • Bill by Instance: displays aggregated bills by instance.
    • Bill Details: displays one record per bill without performing aggregation.

    Bill by Instance

    Click All products and then select VOD to view the VOD bills.

    Bill fields

    Field Description
    Billing Cycle
    • Daily billing cycle: fees are deducted daily
    • Monthly billing cycle: fees are deducted monthly
    Configuration Description VOD sub-features and their usage in this month. VOD sub-features include:
    • VOD storage
    • VOD transcoding
    • VOD traffic
    • VOD bandwidth
    • VOD inappropriate content recognition
    Original Cost Total fees of the sub-features used in this month
    Discount Rate The user’s discount rate this month:
    • Users on the daily billing cycle do not receive discounts. Their discount rate is 0.
    • Users on the monthly billing cycle should contact sales to inquire about discounts.
    Total Cost Total cost = Original cost × (1 - Discount rate)

    Other fields are assigned by Tencent Cloud. For details, see Bills.

    Note:

    If the component type is VOD transcoding, the transcoding template type is indicated in the instance ID. For example:

    • XXX_h265_sd_640_480 indicates a basic transcoding template with codec set to H.265 and resolution set to SD (640 × 480) and below.
    • XXX_h265_eshd_sd_640_480 indicates a TESHD template with codec set to H.265 and resolution set to SD (640 × 480) and below.

    Bill Details

    Bill fields

    Field Description
    Component Type VOD sub-feature used in this month
    Component Name Sub-item under this component type
    Component’s Published Unit Price The component’s published unit price without discounts
    Component’s Usage The usage of this component
    Discount Rate The user’s discount rate this month:
    • Users on the daily billing cycle do not receive discounts. Their discount rate is 0.
    • Users on the monthly billing cycle will receive discounts and should contact sales for more information.
    Usage Duration Total usage duration of the component
    Total Cost Total cost = Component’s original cost x (1 - Discount rate).
    Component’s original cost = Component’s published unit price x Component’s price unit x Component’s usage x Usage duration

    Other fields are assigned by Tencent Cloud. For details, see Bills.

    Note:

    If the component type is VOD transcoding, the transcoding template type is indicated in the instance ID. For example:

    • XXX_h265_sd_640_480 indicates a basic transcoding template with codec set to H.265 and resolution set to SD (640 × 480) and below.
    • XXX_h265_eshd_sd_640_480 indicates a TESHD transcoding template with codec set to H.265 and resolution set to SD (640 × 480) and below.

    For example, suppose a user uses the template with codec set to H.264 and resolution set to HD (1280 × 720) and below, and the component’s published unit price is 0.0061 USD/min.

    • Component’s original cost = 0.00610000 × USD/Transcoding type 2/min × 2.00000000 min × 5.00000000 min = 0.03050000 (USD)
    • Discount rate = 0

    Total cost = 0.0305 USD × 1 = 0.0305 (USD)

    VOD bill-by-traffic

    • Billing mode: bill-by-traffic
    • Valid days: the number of valid calendar days used for monthly billing
    • Billing traffic: the amount of consumed traffic used for billing
      Traffic consumption is recorded every five minutes by calendar day, and the total billed traffic is the sum of the traffic of all recorded time points.

    VOD pay-as-you-go storage

    • Date: a valid calendar day used for monthly billing
    • Usage: peak VOD storage usage in the day

      Note:

      Monthly storage cost = Total daily peak storage usage × Unit price (the VOD console displays the peak storage usage of the current day)

    VOD transcoding

    • Date: a calendar day
    • Appid: user account ID
    • Task ID: ID of the executed task
    • Transcoding type: basic transcoding, TESHD transcoding, audio transcoding, and video editing.
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Definition: the definition as specified in the transcoding template
    • Transcoding duration: transcoding duration of the day

    VOD video inappropriate content recognition

    • Date: a calendar day
    • Usage: video duration for inappropriate content recognition in the day