Alex (Shurf) Frenkel
(Ex-Hacker and Technical Researcher)
AceVPN has server locations in countries all around the world and offers a wide variety of VPN protocols. Users can connect as many devices to the services they want, but only one is allowed to be active at a time. The service will work on most mobile devices and computers, and it is easy to get started. Those who want to surf in anonymity will find this to be a good option.
AceVPN is a secure internet and Smart DNS provider with servers in around 40 locations in 22 countries. It supports the most popular VPN protocols, such as OpenVPN, IPSEC IKEv2, L2TP, PPTP, Stealth VPN. AceVPN works with all kinds of devices that connect to the internet, as well as most operating systems. There is no limit on the number of devices attached to the service, but only one VPN connection can be active at a time. Technical support is very efficient and quick to respond to queries.
AceVPN offers three levels of service. Premium VPN provides servers in over 20 locations, but in only three countries: United States, United Kingdom and France. This level of service includes unlimited bandwidth and switching, as well as Free Smart DNS for HD Streaming. There are no additional hidden changes, nor are any logs taken by the service provider.
The highest level of service is Ultimate VPN, which includes all features of the Premium service and more. Ultimate VPN provides over 40 server locations in 22 countries, such as Australia, Germany, Spain, Mexico,Sweden, Canada, and more, and a very high level of encryption. Ultimate VPN also allows users to to engage in peer-to-peer file sharing and torrent use, and it also allows free remote installation. Although there is no trial period, AceVPN provides a seven-day money back guarantee.
AceVPN also offers a free service called Unblock TV / Smart DNS, which is included in the Premium and Ultimate service levels. This allows you to stream movies, videos, shows and even TV channels (over 105) without affecting your speed and without any need for buffering. This means you can access streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, Sky, and more, while you are away from home. This service works on most computers and mobile devices, and requires no special software to be installed.
|Number of countries with servers||26|
|Number of servers||50|
|Does VPN keep logs?||Yes|
|Does VPN include a kill switch?||Yes|
|Number of devices per license||1|
1. Download AceVPN from here
2. Double-click on the downloaded file, when a pop-up appears select "Yes"
3. Progress through the Set-up Wizard (you must agree to the License Agreement)
4. Click "Install", then "Next", then "Finish"
5. Open the program by double-clicking the OpenVPN icon on your desktop
6. Right-click on the OpenVPN icon in your taskbar (at the bottom of your screen next to the clock), select the server you wish to connect to, then click "Connect"
AceVPN offers a free service which allows seamless streaming of video and TV channels, this is also available with its two paid services; Premium VPN and Ultimate VPN. Premium allows access to servers in over 20 locations within the US, UK and France, with unlimited bandwidth and switching. Ultimate has everything Premium has, and more. It gives access to over 40 server locations in 22 countries – including Australia, Canada and Sweden. Ultimate offers a very high level of encryption as well as allowing users to use torrents and peer-to-peer file sharing. Although AceVPN does not have a trial period, it does have a 7 day money back guarantee.
AceVPN is limited in the number of ways to contact the customer support, there is a community forum to get help from other users and an AceVPN email address. While there is no live chat available, the email response time is great (around 2 minutes) no matter when in the day we got in touch. There is also a FAQ section on their website. The connections are very stable and the speeds are very fast.
- Wide device and protocol compatability
- Fast and helpful customer service
- specialized Unblock TV service
- Only 3 countries
- specialized Unblock TV service
- Complicated setup and slower connection speeds
- Get started with Acevpn now