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What is a VPN?

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A VPN or virtual private network is used to create a secure and encrypted connection between your internet enabled device, such as a laptop, desktop or iPad, and our private network of VPN servers all across th...

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What does a VPN do?

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Security and Privacy and Anonymity Our VPN encrypts all data and internet traffic between your internet enabled device and our servers. This layer of encryption scrambles the information and activity coming fro...

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What are the benefits of using our VPN?

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Our VPN Benefits 100% Online Identity and Data Protection Direct Access to the Fastest Worldwide VPN Network Unlimited and Unmetered VPN Bandwidth Unlimited Server Switching OpenVPN, L2TP, and ...

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What Types of VPN Connections Does Newshosting Offer?

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We offer several different VPN options. Below are some differences and caveats to using them that ought to help you in deciding which one is best for you... Different Connection Types to Connect (Protocols): ...

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Will using a VPN slow down my internet speed?

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Our VPN and Your Internet Speed The speed of your Internet connection is determined by the distance between your location and the VPN server you choose, and by the Internet connection speed provided by your ISP...

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Can a VPN speed up my online gaming connection?

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Yes, it can help speed up your online gaming connection because your gaming traffic will be routed away from congested ISP bottlenecks.

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What server should I use to speed up my online gaming connection?

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To speed up your online gaming connection. connect to our VPN server that is closest to your location.

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Why is one server faster than another?

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VPN server speed can sometimes vary and is dependent on the following factors: How many people are on a particular server at one time Your location and the location of the website you are trying to brow...

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What is a NAT firewall?

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A NAT (Network Address Translation) firewall is a packet filter that helps prevent malicious attackers from accessing your device and reading your data. Data transfers are only possible if they were initiated b...

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Is the NAT firewall included with my account?

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Yes, the NAT firewall is included with all accounts. The NAT firewall provides our users with an extra layer of protection from outside access attempts by cyber criminals.

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