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F-Secure Freedome Review

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Freedome is an easy to use privacy and security solution for Smartphones and tablets. The service is brought to you by the Finnish security firm F-Secure which has more than 25 years of experience in providing security solutions. Freedome protects your online sessions and data in multiple ways so let us check out its features and see if it is worth a shot in this F-Secure Freedome Review.

Server Locations & Site Access

Freedome provides access to servers from 13 different countries including United States (East and West coast), Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, France, Spain, Singapore and Italy. By connecting to Freedome’s American, European or Asian servers, you would be able watch IP restricted On-Demand content available through sites like Netflix, Rara, BBC iPlayer, Rai TV, Canal+, CBC, Spotify, Mio TV, Deezer, FOX, RTL, Lovefilm, Spacecast, Pluzz, USA Network, Hulu, Eurosport, Xfinity, NHL, Demand 5, Pandora, HBO Go, Bravo, NBC, CBS, Sky Go, iTV Player, MyTV, Vudu, Amazon Prime, WimpMusic, MTV, MLB, D8, Vevo, Star TV, CTV, TVB, CWTV, Voddler, 4OD, TNT and ABC from any corner of the planet. The service even provides unrestricted access to Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, Skype, Viber and YouTube even if these sites have been blocked by your network administrator or country’s ISP (as in China, Middle East and Brazil).

VPN Speed & Bandwidth

Freedome provides high connection speeds with unrestricted bandwidth to its subscribers. The service is delivered via cloud so the provider is able to deliver reliable connections for demanding activities like streaming, gaming and downloading.

Privacy Settings

Freedome is an all-in-one security solution that allows you to browse safely and anonymously, secures your Wi-Fi sessions from unauthorized access and sniffing as well as protects you from dangerous programs. The service creates an encrypted tunnel from your mobile device to its servers making you totally invisible and untrackable on the web plus it also includes built-in anti-virus, anti-phishing and anti-malware features that provide real-time protection from harmful programs, sites, apps and tracking cookies.

F-Secure does not log your Freedome traffic. The company just collects some metadata (data volume, country, IP-address) to make its service better and deletes it at regular intervals. Having said that, it must also be kept in mind that the company would fully comply with court orders and search warrants and may reveal user data is a criminal activity is involved.

Supported Operating Systems

F-Secure Freedome works on Android (4.0.3+) and iOS (7.1+). The company provides easy to use apps for both the platforms so there is no manual configuration involved. And since the service is delivered via the cloud, the app is always up-to-date. The provider is also planning to release Windows and Mac versions of the product in the near future.

Customer Support

F-Secure provides ticket based support to its users. In addition, there is a dedicated forum and FAQ section available for each product (including Freedome) so you can browse through them and even ask questions if you face speed or connection issues.

Pricing Options

F-Secure offers a 7 day free trial to all new Freedome subscribers. If you like the service, you can upgrade to a paid subscription by paying $4.99/4.49 Euro/£2.99 for one month or $29.99/26.99 Euro/£20.99 for a year.

Final Verdict

Freedome certainly impressed us with its features. While the solution is not yet available for desktops, it provides unmatched security and privacy on mobile devices. So if you want to remain totally invisible and safe on the web, try F-Secure’s Freedome today. For more information, please visit: f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/freedome.

January 12, 2015

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