Finding a VPN that works with Hulu is difficult. Most of them can’t even get around the streaming service’s tough geo-restrictions. Others are just so slow they make you sit through endless buffering or have data caps that limit how much you can watch. I spent months testing over 300 VPNs to determine which work...
Curious about VPNs but don’t know if you really need one? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve been researching VPNs for years, so I understand all the benefits—from staying safe and anonymous online to streaming global content. Let’s weigh the pros and cons of VPNs, and I’ll help you decide whether you need one....
Will Nessa and Smithy ever get back together? You don’t need to wait any longer to find out! Gavin & Stacey is returning to our screens on Christmas Day. Exclusive to the BBC (and BBC iPlayer), you can stream the hour-long, one-off special as we head back to Barry and Essex one more time. That is, if...
Ready to see The X Factor as you’ve never seen it before? Exclusive to ITV, you can watch as famous faces take to the stage to impress the judges with their voices. The problem is you’ll only be able to tune in if you’re in the UK. ITV is a UK-based channel that uses geo-restrictions to block anyone outside...
China is cracking down hard on VPNs, so even some of the most reliable VPNs don’t work there anymore. Thankfully, I have a new way of testing to find the VPNs that really do break through the Great Firewall of China. The Chinese government blocks thousands of websites that many of us use every day. Even...
Netflix is pressing down hard on VPNs—and while most VPNs claim they can access it, many can’t anymore. Our research team from 42 different countries spent more than a year examining all 300 VPNs claiming to work with Netflix. We found only 10 that really do work consistently and are reliable and fast enough for me to...
Worried you’re going to miss out on Eleanor’s final adventures? You don’t have to. I have an easy solution that can help you access NBC, so you can stream the last season of The Good Place from wherever you are. NBC uses geoblocking to restrict its content, which is why you can’t access it outside...
BBC iPlayer and geoblocks go hand in hand. Trying to tune into your favorite UK TV shows from anywhere but the UK seems impossible. But it’s not. You can easily get around BBC iPlayer’s geo-restrictions with a high-quality VPN. Before you go searching the highs and lows of the internet, I’ve done the hard work...
Overcoming BBC iPlayer’s tough geoblocks with a VPN isn’t as straightforward as you’d think. Many VPNs simply aren’t powerful enough, and even the ones that are can be slow and unreliable. You need a VPN with strong, high-speed UK servers, so no matter where you are in the world, you can reliably tune in to...

Top 8 REALLY FREE VPNs for Hotstar

Elly Hancock | Updated on 30th June 2020
You want to stream Hotstar, but geoblocks are getting in the way. Now you know you need a VPN, but there’s another hurdle–you don’t want to pay for a premium service. Well, that’s where I can help. I’ve tested 33 free VPNs to find you the best ones for streaming Hotstar. Most free VPNs are...