Vimeo is fully reviewing its existing bandwidth policy. After fully reviewing their existing bandwidth policy and listening to feedback from some of their highest bandwidth users, Vimeo is making the following changes.
Vimeo is Shifting their bandwidth threshold from a percentage to a flat 2TB.
“We historically have determined that users who are in the top 1% of bandwidth usage are subject to bandwidth charges. To improve clarity and transparency moving forward, we will be setting the monthly bandwidth threshold at 2TB (or 2,000 GB)— which would impact even fewer than 1% of our users”, Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud.
Vimeo is also extending notice periods.
“In the case that a user exceeds the monthly threshold, we will give them a minimum of 30 days from the time of our initial outreach to respond to our team and reach an agreeable resolution”.
During this time, there will be no changes to their account, videos, or service.
Vimeo will also be rolling out an exemption policy.
Creators will not be restricted by the 2TB bandwidth threshold. This will be the case, as long as the creative professionals are not using Vimeo to monetize the videos elsewhere.
Vimeo users will be receiving notifications via email as well, in an effort to give more alerts to its users.