id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”Welcome to the CNET 2020 Directory of VPN providers. In this directory, we’re taking a look at a few of the very best commercial VPN service providers on the internet like ExpressVPN, CyberGhost, IPVanish, Hotspot Shield, Private Internet Access and others. Rather than looking at the wide range of free providers, which often have a lot of limits (and dubious loyalties), we’re looking at those vendors that charge a few bucks a month but put your interests first — instead of those of shadowy advertisers and sponsors. We’ve looked at more than 20 factors, including number of server locations, client software, dedicated and dynamic IP, bandwidth caps, security, logging, customer support and price.
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Let’s look at each of our vendors below in a little more depth. Keep in mind that this is an evolving list: We’re actively working on more testing and research, and expect this list to change throughout the year.
Editors’ note, November 1: The NordVPN entry on this list has been updated to reflect the security issue that was disclosed by that vendor in October 2019.
Number of IP addresses: 30,000
Number of servers: 3,000+
Number of server locations: 160
Number of simultaneous connections: 5
Country/Jurisdiction: British Virgin Islands
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ExpressVPN consistently proves itself one of the fastest VPNs on the market, and actively promotes their commitment to privacy. The company tells us their network is powered by TrustedServer technology, which ExpressVPN built to ensure that there are never any logs of users’ online activities.
We like the quality of their setup guides, and the detailed information in their FAQ. The … Read the rest