VPNTunnel Review – Is VPNTunnel Worth The Subscription Price?
By Paul Liu
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
VPNTunnel is a well known service provider in the VPN marketplace. Established in 2009, the service is brought to you by a Sweden based company. The company has global ambitions while aiming to deliver a safe and secure VPN service at all times. In this detailed VPNTunnel Review, we evaluate the various features offered by VPNTunnel and check out whether the service is worth subscribing.
Choice of Server Locations
VPNTunnel has its servers located in 5 countries. The service covers important VPN markets like United States, United Kingdom, Russia, and Romania along with country of its origin; Sweden. While the choice of server locations is extremely limited, it should nevertheless help people looking to unblock US based sites such as Pandora, Hulu and Netflix or UK bases services such as BBC iPlayer. The service also enables you to unblock sites like Gmail, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in case they are blocked in your country or company.
– VPNTunnel provides great browsing speeds without monthly bandwidth limits. The service is supported by 10 GBPS uplink which supports blazing fast speeds to browse internet, download files and stream movies. The service also supports P2P and torrenting activities which should please those who want a VPN service for downloading and sharing unlimited content.
VPNTunnel doesn’t store its users’ personal details that can be used to identify a person. This makes the service ideal for anonymous browsing and bypassing Government and ISP based restrictions. The company uses 2048 bit encryption for OpenVPN protocol and 128 bit encryption for PPTP which makes it extremely secure and protects your private data at all times. Another great thing about the service is that it encrypts all internet traffic including HTTP, P2P and FTP allowing you to browse, upload, download and share content without worrying about revealing your IP address.
VPNTunnel offers support for OpenVPN and PPTP VPN protocols. The OpenVPN protocol works great on desktop computers and laptops whereas the PPTP protocol can be used for computers as well as mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. This makes the service ideal for use from Windows, Linux or Mac based computers as well as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. The VPN client installation is fast and easy and can be completed within minutes.
The company offers support through VPNTunnel forum, live chat and emailing. While the forum contains answers to most common technical problems; live chat or email can be used if you are unable to find an answer to your problem. The live chat is available only during business hours but the email support is available at all times.
VPNTunnel offers a PPTP plan starting at 4 EUR a month that can be used for most computers and mobile devices. The service also has an OpenVPN plan with better encryption starting at 5 EUR a month which can be used only from desktop computers or laptops. Moreover the service has a premium plan starting at 7 EUR per month that supports both PPTP and OpenVPN protocols which can be used from computers and mobile devices at the same time. The company offers significant discounts for long term subscriptions and it is also possible to save money by using VPNTunnel coupons.
VPNTunnel provides a good VPN service at affordable rates. While the company doesn’t have servers in a lot of countries, it does offer fast and secure service and supports P2P activities. If you want to subscribe to a decent VPN service that delivers bang for your buck then VPNTunnel is definitely worth a look.