Bandwidth pricing details

Bandwidth refers to data moving in and out of Azure data centres other than those explicitly covered by the Content Delivery Network or ExpressRoute pricing.

Pricing details

Inbound data transfers

(i.e. data going into Azure data centres): Free

Outbound data transfers

(i.e. data going out of Azure data centres; zones refer to source region):

Outbound data transfers Zone 1* Zone 2* Zone 3* DE (trustee)
First 5 GB/Month 1 Free Free Free Free
5 GB – 10 TB 2/month $- per GB $- per GB $- per GB $- per GB
Next 40 TB
(10-50 TB)/month
$- per GB $- per GB $- per GB $- per GB
Next 100 TB
(50-150 TB)/month
$- per GB $- per GB $- per GB $- per GB
Next 350 TB
(150-500 TB)/month
$- per GB $- per GB $- per GB $- per GB
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* For Zone details, please refer to the FAQ below.
1 For monetary credit, 6-, and 12-month offers, outbound data transfer will be charged at the 5 GB - 10 TB tier.
2 1 TB = 1,024 GB

FAQs

  • A sub-region is the lowest level geo-location that you may select to deploy your applications and associated data. For data transfers (except CDN), the following regions correspond to Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and DE (trustee).

    • Zone 1—West US, West US 2, West Central US, East US, North Central US, South Central US, East US 2, Central US, West Europe, North Europe, Canada East, Canada Central, UK South, UK West
    • Zone 2—East Asia, Southeast Asia, Japan East, Japan West, Australia East, Australia Southeast, Central India, West India, South India, Korea Central, Korea South
    • Zone 3—Brazil South
    • DE (trustee)—Germany Central, Germany Northeast
  • No. For example, an Azure SQL database in the same region will not have any additional data transfer costs.

  • Yes. Outbound data transfer is charged at the normal rate and inbound data transfer is free.

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