10 Best VPN of 2017

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What to look for when shopping for the best VPN service?

In 2016 we all love to use the Internet and, thanks to the fast development of new technologies, going online is not just for fun anymore. We go online to communicate with our family and friends, to keep in touch with the current project, or simply to do some research. Regardless of the purpose, no one likes to know that their activity is followed and registered. Even though we don’t do anything bad (except maybe use the torrent) knowing that someone, somewhere could read or listen to your private discussion is really disturbing.
The need for privacy, even when using a private network, has led to the development of various VPN solutions that promise to shield users’ activity while online. At a quick glance on the market, you see there are hundreds of solutions, each one promoting different features that tempt you to subscribe to their services. But how do you know how to choose the right one?
The answer is simple: you only have to follow a few basic principles and you’ll definitely find the wanted solution.

Experience in the industry

When it comes to choosing the best VPN solution, it’s always best to choose a provider with experience on the market.

By experience you should understand the following:
• Great software client apps – the provider had the time to solve any software related problems and now you will receive a tested solution that works flawlessly on every operating system (even on the mobile ones);
• Wide network – a VPN solution grows constantly and, an experienced provider, had the time to implement a large network that allows many connectivity options and greater speed;
• Great client support – in time, the support team learns how to be professional and they are prepared for most of the issues that might show up with a new client.

Privacy policy and supported security protocols

10 Best VPN of 2016

All VPN solutions base their offer on privacy and security, this being their most important aspect.
A solution that features a transparent privacy policy and supports more than one security protocols is definitely working for the benefit of the customer.

Server locations

This is another important aspect as it doesn’t really matter how many servers a VPN solution has if they are all located in the same country.
Having servers all over the world means that users will be able to access restricted content from each country with active servers. For example, in order to access Netflix, a user needs to have a US IP address. In order to obtain one, the user must first access the US server of the VPN solution.

Number of devices that can connect simultaneously

When you’re sharing the Internet connection with the entire family, you should be able to offer them the same protection. This is why, a solution that offers more than one connections at once is to be preferred. In conclusion, there are only a few amazing VPN solutions out there that will offer exactly what they advertise so make sure to take other users’ opinion into consideration as well.


4 Responses to 10 Best VPN of 2017

  1. US PRIVACY January 29, 2016 at 1:11 pm #

    I suggest to anyone using proxies or virtual networks to use an ‘offshore’ services, or at least a vpn provider that is outside the U.S. Basically, most countries are bound by regulations, so ultimately, anything you do can be tracked and retroactively searched for. This applies to downloading torrentS in countries such as Germany where it is illegal, to browsing Netflix, or researching top level business patents.

    • Ron Patterson February 24, 2016 at 12:43 pm #

      As mentioned above, most users will care less about that level of security, but rather enjoy “locked” content such as tv streams etc..

  2. Ryan February 10, 2016 at 5:39 pm #

    Thank you for the extensive list, although I have to clarify that the above list are mostly mainstream providers – mainly suited for content locking etc, if you are looking for REAL privacy, you need to search for legless services such as Mullvad. Also, the Tor network is excellent.

    • Ron Patterson February 24, 2016 at 12:36 pm #

      Hi Ryan, I myself recommend using the Tor Onion and browser for anybody who is serious about privacy. You need to understand that most visitors are concerned with watching tv series and the like, and think less about ‘uber’ protection level. Thank you for the input!

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