Smart DNS Proxy Review – Unblock On-Demand Services
By Paul Liu
Monday, May 12th, 2014
Smart DNS Proxy is a Smart DNS offering from Global Stealth Inc., a Seychelles based company. Although its Smart DNS service was launched only in 2013, Global Stealth has been delivering data encryption, internet security and anonymity solutions since 1995. This Smart DNS Proxy Review will reveal the most important features of Smart DNS Proxy’s Smart DNS service and disclose whether it is worth a look.
Server Locations and Site Access
Smart DNS Proxy boasts of an impressive network of DNS servers. The company has servers in 15 different countries including locations like United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, South Korea, Ireland, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey and Lebanon.
By subscribing to the service, you would be able to unblock your favorite streaming services such as Netflix, Spotify, ABC, BBC iPlayer, Turntable, NBC, Pandora, A&E TV, Songza, 4oD, Hulu, Rdio, Last.fm, iTV, Amazon Prime, MOG, NFL Game Pass, Crackle, CBS, Sony Music, NHL GameCenter, iHeart Radio, SyFy, CWTV, HBO GO, MTV, VH1, Crunchyroll, 3DGO, Fox, Fox News, PBS, History Channel, Nickelodeon, Epix HD, Bravo, MGO, Showtime, Spike, The WB, Lifetime, TV Land, ESPN, WWE, AMC, Ondemand Korea, Dramafever, Disney XD, South Park Studios, Oxygen, Logo TV, Atres Player, rTVe, tvyo, Digiturk Play, Canal Plus, Premier League Pass, Das Erste, RTLnow, Zattoo, UTV, ZDF, France TV, Big Bash, FOX Sports, RTE, Magine, Pluzz, SVT, Alarabiya and several others from any country in the world. What’s more, the service makes it possible to unblock sites like Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube and PlayStation apps from behind corporate and country level firewalls. And, if you cannot find your favorite streaming service in the list of services supported by Smart DNS Proxy, you can also request the company to add support for the same.
Speed and Bandwidth
Smart DNS Proxy offers a fast and easy way of unblocking your favorite streaming services in High Definition. Since the service doesn’t encrypt traffic, it is a lot faster than most VPN solutions. So if you are not concerned about online privacy and are looking for the fastest solution to unblock On-Demand services from abroad then you should choose Smart DNS solutions like Smart DNS Proxy over VPNs.
Global Stealth does not monitor traffic passing through its network. But the company reserves the right to investigate and terminate accounts if the service is used for illegal activities. However, the company will not hand over personal details of its subscribers to third parties under any circumstances.
Supported Operating Systems
The Smart DNS Proxy service is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and devices. The service works well on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8), Mac OS X, Chromebook, Android, iPod, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, Boxee, Google TV, WD TV, Chromecast, Roku, gaming devices (PS3, PS Vita, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360), Smart TVs (LG Smart, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony) and routers (D-Link, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link, 2Wire, Airport Extreme and Bell Aliant Speedstream). Setting up the service is extremely easy thanks to the detailed configuration instructions provided by the company. The company even provides API access to advanced users which makes it possible to change IP address without visiting its official website.
The company offers round the clock customer support through live chat and tickets. The company has also provided troubleshooting instructions on its website which could help you to resolve technical issues on your own.
Smart DNS Proxy plans are available from $4.9 per month, $12.9 for 3 months, $34.9 for 6 months and $49.9 for 12 months (57% discount). The company offers a 14 day free trial to new customers and even provides a 30 day money back guarantee.
Overall, Smart DNS Proxy delivers on its promises. While the service is slightly expensive than other Smart DNS services, it allows you to unlock streaming services from several American and European countries. So if you are an expat or tourist who wishes to access his favorite TV shows and streaming services from anywhere, subscribe to Smart DNS Proxy today. For more information, please visit: smartdnsproxy.com.