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“2019 Most Innovative Security Company”

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Best for secure browsingBest for secure browsing and high-speed streaming
FreeStarting at $2.99/mo
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Speed and versatility

Connection speed
VPN speed is ultimately based on the speed of your data or Wi-Fi connection, but Hotspot Shield Premium is often 4x faster than Free
1xUp to 4x faster
Data plan
The amount of data you're allowed to use by default
500 MB dailyUnlimited
Video streaming
Only Premium offers unlimited access to streaming services like Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, and more
LimitedOptimized for Netflix, BBC iPlayer, and more
Streaming resolution
Free offers SD quality (720x480) for online streaming, with limited access to streaming services; Premium offers HD quality (1920x1080) with full access to streaming services
SDHD
Virtual locations
The amount of countries and/or U.S. cities you can virtually connect to
1 location (USA)70+ countries and 20+ US cities
Access to 3,200+ premium servers
The amount of servers and virtual locations we have around the world
Share premium on 5 devices
You can access Hotspot Shield from most iOS, Android, Mac, or Windows devices, and link multiple devices to your account simultaneously with Premium
SupportFAQs24/7 live support via chat

Privacy and security

No activity logs
Other VPN companies keep activity logs (especially free VPNs). Logs can include browsing history, connection times, and even your real IP address.
Military-grade encryption
Our steadfast security, inspired by the software defined perimeter (SDP) model pioneered by the US Department of Defense, supports both 128-bit AES and 256-bit AES encryption
Block malware, viruses, and phishing scams
Our Hydra VPN servers have a built-in database that protects you from more than 50 million malware, viruses, and phishing scams every day

The best VPN experience you've been searching for is finally here

Enjoy private access to your favorite sites and apps

Use Hotspot Shield to get private access to your favorite sites and apps. If you don't want a connection optimized for streaming, you can stick with Basic

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Get the fastest and most secure VPN verified by experts

Hotspot Shield's patented technology is verified as the #1 VPN for speed and security by AV-Test, a leading independent IT-security institute

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No activity logs no matter what plan you choose

We don’t keep activity logs: hide your real IP address and encrypt all your web traffic with military-grade encryption so no one can see what you’re doing online

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