LVB Pricing Overview

Last updated: 2021-02-26 18:25:04

    Note:

    You can CSS Price Calculator to receive an estimate of your LVB costs.

    The billable items of LVB include the basic, value-added, and extended service fees, as shown below:

    • Basic service fees: incurred by live streaming resource consumption when LVB is used. You can switch between the traffic and peak bandwidth billing modes.
    • Value-added service fees: incurred when value-added features such as LVB transcoding, recording, screencapturing, and porn detection are used. Such features are disabled by default and only incur fees when used.
    • Extended service fees: incurred when value-added features provided jointly by LVB and other Tencent Cloud services are used. Each Tencent Cloud service will be charged according to its respective billing rules.

    Basic Service Fees

    Billable ItemDescriptionPayment Mode
    LVB traffic (default) If the billing mode is daily bill-by-traffic, the LVB fees will be billed by the consumed traffic. Daily pay-as-you-go
    LVB peak bandwidth If the billing mode is daily bill-by-bandwidth, the LVB fees will be billed by the peak bandwidth. Daily pay-as-you-go

    Note:

    You can change your billing mode as instructed in Changing Billing Methods.

    Value-Added Service Fees

    Billable ItemDescriptionPayment Mode
    LVB transcoding Standard transcoding
    • Using LVB standard transcoding will incur fees.
    • The standard transcoding fees will be incurred when watermarking, standard transcoding, or stream mix is used during live streaming.
    • The fees are billed by the transcoding duration according to the billing tier of the output live stream image dimensions.
  • Daily pay-as-you-go
  • Top speed codec transcoding
    • Using LVB top speed codec transcoding will incur fees.
    • The top speed codec transcoding fees will be incurred when top speed codec transcoding is used.
    • The fees are billed by the transcoding duration according to the billing tier of the output live stream image dimensions.
  • Daily pay-as-you-go
  • Audio transcoding
  • Using LVB audio transcoding will incur fees.
  • The audio transcoding fees will be charged when audio transcoding, audio stream mix, or audio/video stream separation is used.
  • The fees are billed by the audio transcoding duration.
  • Daily pay-as-you-go
  • LVB recording
  • During LVB recording, a recording file is generated based on a recording template and is stored into VOD.
  • The services fees incurred by LVB recording are billed by the peak number of concurrent LVB recording channels.
  • Monthly postpaid
    LVB screencapturing
  • During LVB screencapturing, screenshots of a live stream are captured at scheduled time points according to a template and stored into COS.
  • The service fees incurred by screencapturing are billed by the number of screenshots. The first 1,000 screenshots in every month are free of charge.
  • Monthly postpaid
    Intelligent porn detection The screencapturing and porn detection features will incur fees separately.
  • The service fees incurred by porn detection are billed by the number of pornographic screenshots detected. The first 1,000 screenshots in every month are free of charge.
  • The service fees incurred by screencapturing are billed by the number of screenshots. The first 1,000 screenshots in every month are free of charge.
  • Monthly postpaid

    Extended Service Fees

    Billable ItemDescriptionPayment Mode
    Recording storage Recording files generated by LVB recording need to be stored into VOD, and the incurred service fees are billed by the actual storage duration and data volume. You also need to pay for the VOD storage fees. Contact sales
    Screenshot storage Screenshot files generated by LVB screencapturing and porn detection need to be stored into COS, and the incurred service fees are billed by the actual storage duration and data volume. You also need to pay for the COS storage fees. COS pay-as-you-go

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