Amazon has launched two new India edge location at Chennai and Mumbai for their webservice service products Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. Existing users of this service will be automatically routed to these new locations for better performance.

Amazon CloudFront can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static and streaming content using a global network of edge locations (requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location).

Cloudfront Pricing in India
Cloudfront Pricing in India

The growing customer base and customer requests from India and surrounding countries was one of the main reasons for this new development. the new Indian centers will support all CloudFront and Route 53 capabilities like delivery of entire website, live and on-demand streaming media, and security features like custom SSL certificates.

CloudFront competes with larger content delivery networks such as Akamai and Limelight Networks.

Cheaper than Singapore

The AWS India pricing starts from $0.170 for the first 10TB/month for the Regional Data Transfer Out (per GB) plan and $0.0090 for 10,000 HTTPS requests for the Request Pricing plan.

The detailed pricing plans can be found here.

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