What you need to know
- hide.me VPN now offers optimized support for U.S. streaming services.
- This includes Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and many others.
- With many people still needing to stay at home, it's perfect timing.
VPNs have many functions and benefits, though one of the most popular reasons for using one is for streaming media from another region. Popular VPN hide.me (opens in new tab) has today announced that it is now offering optimized support for U.S. streaming services so you can enjoy a lag-free experience when accessing Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and many other services.
Whether you want to catch the new series of This is Us on Amazon Prime, watch some Studio Ghibli films on Netflix, or catch up on some of your favorite shows via HBO Now, Hulu, or PlayStation Vue, you'll be able to stream while remaining safe in the knowledge you'll be safe from snoopers and avoid bandwidth throttling from your ISP.
CEO and founder of hide.me, Sebastian Schaub, said:
When trying to pick the right VPN provider for yourself there are a lot of things to consider, though hide.me is one of the best free VPNs out there. With hide.me's free plan you get 10GB of data per month, which is five times what the company was recently offering. You can only connect one device at a time with the free plan, and there are only five server options available but that includes a couple of U.S. servers — ideal for streaming.
The company promises it does not keep logs of its users, nor does it show ads. Its free plan is a great way to get started with a VPN to see if it's the right fit for you, and you can upgrade to its paid plans from just $4.99 per month if you want to gain access to a wider server availability and remove the monthly data cap entirely.
No logs VPN
Strong encryption, reliable performance.
hide.me's free VPN service offers 10GB of data usage per month which is more generous than many others and you don't need to register a payment method to try it out making it a great starter VPN. Server and device limitations might still convince you to opt for a paid plan, however.
We test and review VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:
1. Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service).
2. Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroad.
We do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. Consuming pirated content that is paid-for is neither endorsed nor approved by Future Publishing.
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