[tor-dev] Proposal Waterfilling

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 19:37:46 UTC 2018

> On 7 Mar 2018, at 18:34, Rob Jansen <rob.g.jansen at nrl.navy.mil> wrote:
> It is far more expensive to obtain *continuous*, i.e., *sustained* bandwidth usage over time. Generally, it's cheaper to buy in bulk. In the US, the cheapest bandwidth service we found (that also allows us to run Tor relays) was one that offers sustained 1 Gbit/s for an average of $500/month (including service fees).

In 2016, OVH was offering a discount for 1 Gbps servers in Europe
for USD 200/month. The ordinary price was USD 300/month.

We can also purchase a 250 Mbps server in Canada for USD 60/month,
but it doesn't get as much Guard bandwidth, because of its location or


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