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Daily Devices

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Daily Devices




Daily Devices




Daily Devices




Daily Devices



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from 1 to Millions of devices

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1 million messages included

$1/million message, $2/million for SSL

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How are Daily Active Devices measured?

Daily Active Devices are measured as the number of unique IP addresses that subscribe to the PubNub network in a 24-hour period. This number may differ from unique visitor counts you obtain from other 3rd party analytic engines. For example, it is possible for mobile devices to be slightly over counted if they change IP addresses when moving from cellular data to WiFi networks. Conversely, the Daily Active Device count may be under counted in corporate network environments where many users connect from behind a firewall since they will appear to be using a single IP address. In order to more accurately track the Daily Active Devices we recommend setting a unique UUID via the PubNub client SDK.

Can I try PubNub for free?

Yes! We offer a free Sandbox tier for demo and hacking purposes. The Sandbox tier allows you to build apps with up to 20 Daily Active Devices. For demo projects this should be more than enough to get you up and running.

Where can I track my usage?

The PubNub Developer’s Portal gives you access to all of your usage metrics. These metrics are updated at least once per day so you should be able to get an accurate snapshot of your current monthly and historical usage. Simply login to the Portal and then click the Usage option at the top of the page.

What payment methods are accepted?

PubNub accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards. For Global customers we also accept wire and ACH payments.

More questions?

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