VPN Reviews

MicroVPN Review – A Versatile VPN Service

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

MicroVPN is a popular security provider that offers proxy and VPN solutions. Founded in 2008, the service is brought to you by a United States based company. The company offers a range of VPN and proxy solutions to cater to everyone’s budget and privacy needs. In the MicroVPN Review below, we evaluate the features offered by the company and help you to decide whether you should subscribe to the service.

Server Locations

MicroVPN has servers in United States and United Kingdom. By using MicroVPN’s VPN service, you would be able to unlock location restricted online services like BBC iPlayer, ABC, CBS, Vudu, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Lovefilm, iTV Player, Netflix and Pandora that are not available outside US or UK. Further, using the service would also allow you to bypass firewalls imposed by governments, ISPs, organizations and universities. So you can easily unblock Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, YouTube etc. which are blocked in many countries and organizations.

Speed Rate

MicroVPN delivers unmetered bandwidth and unlimited speed to its customers. Since the company does not throttle speed, it is an ideal choice for watching streaming events and movies, playing online games, downloading huge files, FTP and VOIP activities. The company even permits P2P traffic within its network so you can share and download as much content as you wish without running into bandwidth or speed issues.

Privacy Handling

The company does not store access logs, email logs or traffic logs of any kind. The service uses a minimum of 168 bit encryption to secure data which protects your personal details at all times. The company also offers higher encryption solutions (256 bit and 2048 bit) for customers looking for bulletproof security. The high level of encryption used by the company makes it a great choice to protect personal data and passwords from hackers and password sniffers while using public Wi-Fi networks. Depending on your plan, you can also get a dual layer of security (VPN and proxy) which protects your anonymity even when the VPN gets disconnected for some reason.

Supported Systems

The MicroVPN service can be configured on a wide range of devices including computers, Smartphones and tablets. The configuration of the service is simple enough and you should be able to set up the service on your iPad, Windows/Linux/Mac laptop, Android tablet or Smartphone and iPhone within minutes. The company has published detailed setup instructions for each device and operating system on its official website so make sure that you follow them closely to get the service up and running. The company allows you to access the service from multiple devices so you can configure the service on as many devices as you want.

Customer Support

The company offers fast and reliable support through live chat and email. The company has published detailed troubleshooting instructions on its website so make sure that you check them before contacting the support staff.

Pricing Structure

MicroVPN offers a wide range of VPN plans to cater to everyone’s needs. The VPN IP Changer plan offers a dual layer of protection (static IP + multiple proxies, PPTP protocol with 168 bit encryption) that assigns a new IP to your computer after every 10 minutes. The IP Changer plan offers US IP addresses and is available for $5/week ($10/month, $20/3 months, $35/6months, $50/12 months).

The Standard VPN plan offers US or UK IP addresses with PPTP protocol and is available for $4/week ($7/month, $15/3 months, $30/6months, $45/12 months). The Secure Wireless VPN plan offers US or UK IP addresses and is a great option for securing mobile devices (256 bit encryption with L2TP protocol). The Secure plan is available for $9/week ($19/month, $35/3 months, $65/6months, $100/12 months).

For those who are looking for military grade security, the company offers a Secure Tunnel plan that offers US and UK IP addresses with 2048-bit encryption through SSH protocol. The plan is available for $10/week ($20/month, $40/3 months, $80/6months, $100/12 months). The company also offers a 1 day paid trial which is sufficient to test speed and connectivity offered by the service.

Final Verdict

Overall, MicroVPN offers a rock solid VPN service. While the company has servers in just 2 countries, it provides great speed and security along with a wide range of VPN plans to its customers. So if you are looking for a fast and dependable VPN service, make sure to check the VPN plans from MicroVPN. For more information, please visit: www.microvpn.com.

May 30, 2013

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