VyprVPN includes the VyprDNS service. Also, the company maintains a tight control over all its software and hardware that it uses to provide the DNS and VPN services. In this VyprVPN review, we look at how VyprVPN measures against its competitors in the VPN services industry.
- VyprVPN has a unique protocol which it uses to bypass internet blockade in China.
- VyprVPN has over 200,000 different IP addresses, which, by any standard, is a big number.
- The service has a very strong server network of more than 700 servers distributed across the world.
- The company maintains records of its clients for 30 days before destroying the records.
- The pricing plans for the service are limited.
Full VyprVPN Review
VyprVPN has more than 700 servers in different locations in the world. The company owns and maintains a complex software and hardware system for its VPN service. The company provides clients with more than 200,000 different IP addresses using its infrastructure.
Once you sign up for the service, you get an arbitrary IP address which you use to access the VPN service. You can then use the service to access the internet as an anonymous entity, bypass all manner of internet restrictions and remain secure when browsing the internet.
There are three pricing plans: the VyprVPN basic, VyprVPN Pro and VyprVPN premier. The VyprVPN basic plan costs about $10 if choose to pay for every month that you use the service or about $7 when you choose to pay for the service for a full year. Further, for this service, you will only use one device for your account. Besides, you will only access the PPTP protocol.
For the VyprVPN Pro service, you will have to pay about $15 per month. Alternatively, you can enjoy a discount and end up paying about $8 per month if you choose to pay for the service on an annual basis. For this plan, you may use two devices for your account. Moreover, you may use a range of protocols including PPTP and OpenVPN.
The premium plan costs about $20 for every month. Alternatively, if you choose to pay for the service on an annual basis, you end up paying $10 per month. For this pricing plan, you can connect up to three different devices for your account. Besides, you access various types of protocols when you choose this pricing plan.
In general, the strength of a VPN service is largely based on the number and distribution of its servers. Other VPN services such as Express VPN and HideMyAss Pro have very strong server networks. Similarly, with more than 700 servers distributed in different regions of the world, VyprVPN ranks among the best VPN services in the industry.
VyprVPN uses various types of encryption. For example, it supports the 256-bit and 160-bit encryption using the OpenVPN protocol. For the PPTP protocol, it only supports the 128-bit version. Similarly, the service only uses the 256-bit version for the L2TP protocol.
The service owns a proprietary encryption protocol known as Chameleon. The service uses this protocol to evade detection and blockade that government and other authorities carry out through Deep Packet Inspections (DPI). This is the reason as to why clients who use this service can bypass internet restrictions even in China.
The web app shows your connectivity speeds. You can, therefore, gauge the amount of time you may take to upload or download specific files when using the service. You can also connect to the service and disconnect from it when using the app. But most importantly, you can switch your preferred server and bandwidth using the app.
You can use the VyprVPN service on devices that run on any of the following platforms: Linux, IOS, Android, the different versions of Windows and Mac OS X. In general, all the other VPN services in the market are compatible with these operating platforms.
You can pay for your VyprVPN service using any of the following methods: PayPal, Visa Electron, Discover, Master Card, JCB, American Express and many others. Therefore, paying for the service is convenient, secure and fast.
VyprVPN service claims that its customer support team is available on a 24/7 – basis. As much as this may be true, you need to remember that you may not access some of the customer support services on a 24-hour basis. For example, the direct chats feature is not available on a 24-hour basis. However, you can use the ticketing system at any time. We find that the team responds within reasonable time frames and that they give useful information.