Bing Search API Now On Paid Platform
Microsoft said for the time being, the Bing API will still be free – to try out. But those with over 5,000 queries per month will have to start paying after the free trial is over. The pricing structure is posted here and currently reads:
- 2,500,000 queries for $5,000.00
- 2,000,000 queries for $4,000.00
- 1,500,000 queries for $3,000.00
- 1,000,000 queries for $2,000.00
- 500,000 queries for $1,000.00
- 250,000 queries for $500.00
- 100,000 queries for $200.00
- 50,000 queries for $100.00
- 20,000 queries for $40.00
- 10,000 queries for $20.00
- 5,000 queries for $0.00
The old Bing Search API will sunset on August 1, 2012.
For more details see the Bing Search blog.
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