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Unlocator Review – Unlock Your Favorite On-Demand Services

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Monday, May 19th, 2014


Unlocator is a Smart DNS solution that allows its subscribers to unblock GEO-IP restricted streaming services from all over the world. Launched in 2013, the service was brought into market by Linkwork ApS, a Denmark based company. This Unlocator Review will focus on the features delivered by the service and make a subscription recommendation.

Server Locations and Site Access

Unlocator has deployed its servers at the following locations – United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Netherlands, Brazil, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The service makes it possible to unblock 90 different streaming services including Hulu, ABC, ESPN, Fox, Netflix, Amazon Instant, BBC iPlayer, Pandora, CBS, 4OD, Canal+, History Channel, Smithsonian Channel, Discovery, CTV, MLB, AMC, A&E TV, Showtime, Crackle, Songza, Crunchyroll, Marvel, Sportsnet, Danmarks Radio, Much Music, WWE, NHL Gamecenter, Dramafever, City TV, Global TV, Logo TV, Dishworld, Bravo, Oxygen TV, Nickelodeon, Spike TV, France TV, TSN, Disney, HBO Go, iTV, MOG, VH1, USA Network, Universal Sports, MGO, Google Play Music, TV Land, Tou TV, Vevo, Epix, Lifetime, MLS, Pluzz, NBC, Max Go, Slacker, SVT Play, Syfy, We TV, MTV, PBS and UTV from any country in the world. The service even allows you to access sites from multiple countries (for example, US and UK) at the same time.

Speed and Bandwidth

Unlocator does not affect your speed or bandwidth in any way. Since the service does not change your IP address or encrypt your traffic, it is able to deliver near-ISP level speeds. The service allows you to watch your favorite TV shows and movies in High Definition without experiencing any buffering or delays.

Privacy Settings

Unlocator respects the privacy of its subscribers. While the company records generic connection details for a period of 24 hours, it does not monitor the actual traffic or hand over customer data to third parties (including its partners and marketing companies).

Supported Operating Systems

Unlocator is available for a mind-boggling range of devices and operating systems. The service is compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8), Mac OS X, Ubuntu, iPads, iPhones, iPod, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Mobile, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Boxee, Chromecast, Roku, WD TV, Google TV, PS3, PS Vita, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U as well as Smart TVs (LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Philips, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba) and routers (2Wire, ASUS, Bell, Cisco, Belkin, DD-WRT, D-Link, Fritz Box, Linksys, Tomato, Siemens, TP-Link, Airport Extreme, Airport Express). To configuration the service, you need to change the DNS settings on the device of your choice; a process that hardly takes 2 minutes. The company offers detailed guidelines on how to manually change the DNS values so even tech novices should be able to configure and use the service within no time. As an added benefit, the service protects your online sessions from DNS hijacking.

Customer Support

Unlocator offers 24X7 customer support through email. The company has also published detailed troubleshooting instructions on its website so customers should be able to resolve common connection issues with ease.

Pricing Options

Unlocator provides a 7 day free trial to all new customers (no Credit Card details are required for the trial). After that, you have the option of upgrading your subscription for $4.95 per month, $27.50 for 6 months or $49.95 for a year. The company offers a 14 day money back guarantee so you can subscribe to a long term paid plan with total confidence.

Final Verdict

On the whole, Unlocator offers a reliable way of unlocking streaming services online. The service is perfect for expats, tourists and business travelers who want to access TV shows and On-Demand services from their home countries. Check out the free trial offered by the company to test whether the service meets your content needs. For more information, please visit: www.unlocator.com.


May 19, 2014
Comments
  1. chevy said on November 6, 2014 11:37 am:

    That’s a good article Paul.

  2. vpn gate safe said on June 28, 2014 8:59 am:

    Was referred by a co-worker to check out expressvpn after we were having issues accessing certain types of web content. Not a tech guy, but the experience made it pretty easy.

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