Hotspot Shield Elite is a premium VPN service that exists alongside Hotspot Shield’s free VPN. The premium VPN is a fast service that is great for unblocking censored content or geo-restricted websites. It even unblocks US Netflix! Sadly the VPN is still not the best for privacy, but for streaming, it is truly superb.
- Seven-day free trial
- Additional browser extension for Chrome and Firefox
- Easy-to-use app
- Fast connection speeds
- Free version available
There is no doubt that with PureVPN you get a lot of VPN for your money, and there is much to recommend the service. Unfortunately, there are also some major issues.
- 750+ servers in 141 countries: So there will always be a server near you
- Five simultaneous connections: Up to five devices at once for maximum protection
- WiFi security: Protects you automatically on new WiFi networks
- Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection: Advanced port forwarding
- Split tunneling
- 24/7 live chat: Round-the-clock support when you need it
When I travel, this is the only VPN that doesn't get blocked. Only one. Netflix, BBC Player, Hulu, Amazon. I've tried them all. This jus... more
This article is misleading as it does not review Hotspot Shield Elite, but smears it with perceived weaknesses of the free version. Also ... more
Pure is the only vpn I have tried that lets me get on to BBC iplayer every time and I have used, PIA, Air and Express.
It is curious how we have had such a different experiences. My connections on multiple servers with PureVPN have been fast and reliable on a... more