How to Choose an excellent VPN Service Provider

How can you know which VPN Service is a good? This can be a question that will come in our mind whenever we are about to buy a Personal VPN Account. When we see that there are so many providers, we cannot but wonder which one is the better.

However according to what each individual needs “best” can mean a different thing. Some of us will require VPN to bypass Internet restrictions and access blocked websites, others use it in order to be able to watch foreign online TV shows on HULU, HULU Plus, BBC, Fox or NBC, while some only consider online anonymity. Anyway, effectively, a Personal VPN Service can satisfy each one of these needs.

Still with the number of VPN Providers always increasing, there are a few basis criteria your attention must turn to before you select your VPN Service Provider.

Here are some of them:

1) First of all, check out the available server locations (this is important as the IP which will replace yours is one of many server`s public IP addresses; this can allow you to access online programs offered only in specific areas).

2 ) The speed of the VPN connection. That is generally boosted by your proximity to the server`s location and is closely linked to the Internet speed supplied by your ISP. Read some reviews and see what other people have to say concerning this. It might be quite annoying to wait every time 10 seconds or even more for a web page to load. This might easily be the most significant aspect in choosing a VPN Provider.

3) The VPN Account Setup process. Some VPN setups require the installation or configuration of pretty much complicated software, while others usually do not and are very easy to follow.

4) Is the service provided reliable? The reliability refers to the stability of the connection. Does it work on a regular basis? Formel 1 Grand Prix ? How often it happens? You can’t feel great online if your VPN disconnects every 10 minutes.

5) The limit on bandwidth. This refers to the traffic offered. Some services provide 5 to 20GB monthly while others offer unlimited bandwidth. If you’re a big of P2P, you need to be tempted to select an unlimited one.

6) The technical support. You will maybe encounter some problems with your connection or a drop from the server and you may need technical assistance. May be the technical support tech-savvy enough to help you? Do they will have enough knowledge to resolve your issue? Are they prompt, polite and proactive?

7) VPN protocols. If you really worry about your computer data security then look for an ultra-secure VPN protocol like OpenVPN or SSTP that delivers the most advanced and secure encryption available. Some providers offer them as standard features. If not, PPTP`s or and L2TP`s encryption will do fine for you.

8) The price: after you check criteria above, you can compare the provider`s prices and pick the best one for you. Remember: the most expensive is not always the best and it all depends of your needs. Prices generally fluctuate between 5$ and 30$/month.

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