5 Most Interesting Benefits of Using A VPN

By Eric Hamilton , Oct 23, 2019 09:05 PM EDT
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VPNs are becoming more and more common as the go-to tool for protecting a user's privacy when he is browsing the internet. A VPN is used to connect to a different location separate from your local ISP provider, using certain security protocols that ensure the authenticity and confidentiality of any information that is accessed through it. 

Where the advent of the internet has made a lot of things easier for us, hackers have devised methods to gain unwarranted access to our network. VPN is a technology used to optimize our online security. But if you think its benefits are limited to that, you are in for a surprise. There are dozens of ways that can be used to enjoy the benefits of a private network. Let's take a look at the 5 most interesting things you can do with a VPN.

Gain Total Access to Your Favorite Website from Anywhere

To make it simple, VPN lets you access any website that maybe blocked in your country or region. Many countries in the world implement heavy censorship and restriction protocol. For example, Iran, North Korea, and many parts of China have limited the access to Facebook for its citizens. So, if you were travelling to or living in these countries, the only way to keep in touch with your Facebook friend would be to bypass the limitations using a VPN. 

Save Money on Deals

VPNs can be used to book cheaper flights, hotels, car rentals, and buy cheaper games. By leveraging the currencies and the point of purchase to your advantage, you can save a lot of money. Many people clear their cookies or use incognito mode to avoid high flight rates, but most of them don't know about this use of VPN and how helpful it can be.

Connect To Public Wi-Fi without Any Worries

It is common knowledge that you should think twice before connecting to public Wi-Fi. With the help of a VPN, you can protect any inbound traffic and confidently do whatever you want to do without any bad consequences. A VPN encrypts all the incoming and outgoing traffic, which makes it almost impossible for a hacker to intercept your network and use it to gain personal information. 

Avoid any Bandwidth Throttling 

Have you ever experienced constant buffering when watching your favorite TV show or streaming a video on YouTube? If yes, then your ISP is controlling your internet traffic. With bandwidth throttling, ISPs reduce bandwidth congestion and slow your connection speed. It has a direct effect on your browsing experience and can be very frustrating at times. 

VPN encrypts your internet traffic so that your ISP can no longer see what you are doing. And if they can't see what you are doing, they can't control your bandwidth, right? Just download a VPN app, choose a serve, and enjoy unlimited access to the bandwidth you are paying for.

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