How to Choose A Proxy?

1. Data charging

Proxy providers like Oxylabs and Luminati charge users for used data. Prices vary from $0.1/G to $30/G by type of IP. Different pricing plans can meet different demands of data.

2. Monthly billing

Monthly billing is another regular pricing model adopted by proxy providers, such as Instantproxies, Smart proxy, and Highproxies. A proxy program of these providers usually costs $1/month to $10/month.

3. Pay-per-use

911s5 is one of the proxy providers that charge users each time they use the service. 911s5 proxies are rotating residential proxies, which are valid within 24 hours. Some proxy providers of this type provide proxies with longer validity, but none of them can be compared to 911s5 in size of the proxy pool.

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  • Cheap proxies: share proxies tend to be the cheapest type of proxies. Shared proxies are IP addresses that are used by multiple users at the same time. A shared proxy can be used to register accounts on different websites or all on the same one. So if you fail to register a new account on some website using a proxy, probably it’s because the website has detected that your IP address is related to another newly registered account.
  • Expensive proxies: some proxy providers offer a large amount of proxies at higher prices. These proxies are cleaner, so you can expect better performance and speed when using them. Moreover, paying more means you will be enjoying more services, like after-sales technical support.

Conclusion

Having a clear idea of how proxy providers charge helps you choose the suitable proxy, especially when you have a limited budget. In some cases, shared proxies can be a viable option for beginners who haven’t realized the exact needs of their projects, or people who simply want to browse the web anonymously. If you have strict requirements for reliability and security, then the pricier residential proxy is definitely worth it.

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