Netflix, BBC iPlayer and other streaming services are clamping down on VPN users accessing their services from abroad. If you have a HideMyAss! account and have experienced challenges to use it with Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or another online streaming service, here are a handful of last resorts you can try before giving up entirely. We Read More
Sherlock fans are already highly anticipating the new season of the globally successful TV show Sherlock. Unfortunately for the show’s fans, they will have to wait a bit longer before the show returns on TV as filming of the fourth three-episode series will still take place around April 2016. A new episode would probably be Read More
Last week we reported that a number of VPN users were experiencing issues with accessing the BBC iPlayer. Since then, BolehVPN, one of the providers affected, has added a new server to try and overcome the issue.
VPN users are reporting issues with accessing the BBC iPlayer, according to Malaysian provider BolehVPN. The VPN provider claims that the BBC has been blocking large numbers of IP addresses associated with VPN services.
Hola (http://hola.org) is an extremely popular free VPN provider. Not least because of the price. According to their website, over 47 million people use Hola. Many of the user are using Hola for unblocking geographically restricted content such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer to name a few. If you are a user, we strongly recommend Read More
The sovereign Arab country of Qatar is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Qatar’s economic growth is forecast to increase 6.3 percent for 2014. But while the country has truly magnificent and massive infrastructures and has natural gas wealth, Qatar is also known for having one of the strictest censorship laws in Read More
Smart DNS services are quickly increasing in popularity due to their usefulness in unblocking websites such as Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer and other streaming services. HideIPVPN has come up with its own Smart DNS service covering channels or services in the US, UK and Poland. HideIPVPN offers both VPN and Smart DNS services. To access Read More
Sometimes the Smart DNS option is better than using a VPN when the main concern is to access and stream content that is geographically restricted such as Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer and Amazon Prime. Using a Smart DNS service over a VPN has more advantages, specially when streaming online videos. Since a VPN network uses Read More
Malaysia has stringent laws for media censorship. The country banned several films claiming that they violated the principles of morality. However, the Internet has so far remained more or less unregulated. In 2014, Reporters without Boarders ranked Malaysia 147th in its Worldwide Press Freedom Index. The Multimedia Act signed in 1998 guarantees Internet freedom, and Read More
It is that time of the year again for our popular VPN Awards, and we are looking to find the Best VPN for Streaming 2014. Since our last awards poll, a lot of new VPN service providers have emerged in the industry, and the quality of VPN services rendered are reaching new heights. We were Read More