PrivateVPN Review

PrivateVPN has been providing services since 2009 and currently has a network of over 150 servers. Their cheapest plan starts at $3.82/mo. Based on longterm testing, our rating for PrivateVPN is 8.9.

Pros and Cons

PrivateVPN Pros

  • Perfect for streaming
  • Enhanced security
  • Free trial

PrivateVPN Cons

  • Limited features in iOS app

What statistics we measured with PrivateVPN and why?

Choosing a VPN is never easy, especially when you are a beginner who is about to purchase their very first plan. There are so many providers to choose from!

Based on longterm testing, average download speed when using PrivateVPN is 95 Mbit/s. Currently, the size of their network is around 150 servers.

The size of the server network is an important factor as it determines a global availability of the VPN. The bigger the network is, the more reliable the service can be.

The download speed is very important too, especially in today's fast-paced world. If your VPN speed is too slow, many websites or streaming services may not work or the experience will definitely be less comfortable.

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