Billing Overview

Last updated: 2021-09-13 11:46:25

    TRTC offers two types of services: basic services and value-added services.

    Basic Services

    Basic services include interactive live audio streaming, interactive live video streaming, audio calls, and video calls. They can be used separately or together. Their pricing is detailed below:

    ServiceDescriptionBilling Details
    Interactive live audio streaming
    • Audio co-anchoring between anchors and audience
    • Cross-room anchor competition
    • Smooth mic on/off without waiting; anchor latency less than 300 ms
    • No upper limit on the cumulative number of anchors in a room; up to 50 users can keep their mics on at the same time.
    • Live streaming to up to 100,000 concurrent users and a playback latency as low as 1,000 ms in the low-latency live streaming mode
    • No upper limit on audience size in the CDN relayed live streaming mode
    Billing of Interactive Live Audio Streaming
    Interactive live video streaming
    • Video co-anchoring between anchors and audience
    • Cross-room anchor competition
    • Smooth mic on/off without waiting; anchor latency less than 300 ms
    • No upper limit on the cumulative number of co-anchoring users in a room; up to 50 users can keep their mics on at the same time.
    • Live streaming to up to 100,000 concurrent users and a playback latency as low as 1,000 ms in the low-latency live streaming mode
    • No upper limit on audience size in the CDN relayed live streaming mode
    Billing of Interactive Live Video Streaming
    Audio call
    • One-to-one or group audio calls, which support 48 kHz sampling and dual channels
    • Each room allows up to 300 concurrent users, and up to 50 of them can keep their mics on at the same time.
    Billing of Audio Calls
    Video call
    • One-to-one or group video calls, which support 720p and 1080p definitions
    • Each room allows up to 300 concurrent users, and up to 50 of them can keep their cameras on at the same time.
    Billing of Video Calls

    Value-Added Services

    TRTC provides two additional features on top of the four basic services, namely on-cloud recording and On-Cloud MixTranscoding. These two value-added services must be used together with the basic services and are charged additional fees. Their pricing is detailed below:

    Service Description Billing Details
    On-cloud recording TRTC leverages the capabilities of CSS to allow you to record entire live streaming sessions through relayed push and save the recording files in VOD Billing of On-Cloud Recording
    On-Cloud MixTranscoding TRTC uses an MCU cluster to mix and transcode the audio and video streams in a room and pushes the mixtranscoded stream to CSS for on-cloud recording or CDN live streaming. Billing of On-cloud MixTranscoding

    Free Trial

    Starting from August 20, 2021, accounts creating applications for the first time in the TRTC console will get a 10,000-minute free trial, which can be used for video calls, audio calls, interactive live video streaming, and interactive live audio streaming. For details, see Free Trial.