Alex (Shurf) Frenkel
(Ex-Hacker and Technical Researcher)
ibVPN is one of the most affordable VPN services available. It is an online privacy provider that assures private browsing at lightning fast speeds and a low rate. In this review, we shall analyze the ibVPN services and assess whether they live up to their word.
It has impressive packages for its users, offering both VPN and DNS. It is impressive in that all server's security protocols allow the users to choose between a variety of options, such as PPTP, L2TP, SSTP and OpenVPN depending on their preference. ibVPN offers routers that are pre-installed with their security protocol, which makes it easier for a user to secure all devices from one point. With their DNS and VPN services, they are able to offer access to hundreds of TV channels, radio stations and other online shows.
Although ibVPN does not perform up to the standards of other good proxies, the service is quite easy to use and set up. The service provides access to 150+ servers in 50 countries across the globe. There are more than 1000 IP addresses to choose from.
|Number of countries with servers||47|
|Number of servers||130|
|Number of IP addresses||1400|
|Does VPN keep logs?||Partially|
|Does VPN include a kill switch?||Yes|
|Number of devices per license||1|
1. It is very simple to fill in the connection information to start using ibVPN – you only need to use your computer’s Network Settings.
2. Click the Network tray icon, the Network Settings.
3. Select VPN, then ‘Add a VPN Connection’.
4. Pick a connection name (such as ibVPN), input the server address from the list here, and select PPTP for VPN type. Select username and password for your sign-in info, then input your registered email and VPN password when prompted. Save.
5. Click the newly created VPN connection and click ‘Connect’.
ibVPN offer 10 different services, these can be put into 3 categories; Premium VPN and DNS, Location based VPN and Multi VPN connections, all are billed annually.
Premium VPN and DNS;
Ultimate VPN (VPN + SmartDNS) is the most expensive of these two VPN and SmartDNS services, ideal for heavy streaming, torrents, unblocking websites and privacy protection. It offers 94 servers in 39 countries, 7 proxy servers in 5 countries, allows 3 users at a time and torrent in 7 countries.
Total VPN (VPN + Smart DNS) costs less than Ultimate and is ideal for heavy streaming, torrents, unblocking websites and privacy protection. It offers 75+ servers in 39 countries, no proxy, allows 1 user at a time and torrent in 7 countries.
ibDNS/SmartDNS (no VPN) is ideal for unblocking restricted websites for heavy streaming. It is available in 10 countries, has no proxy, and allows 1 user at a time, no torrent. Torrent VPN (no SmartDNS) is ideal for torrents, unblocking websites, and privacy protection. It has 10 servers in 7 countries, no proxy allows 1 user at a time, and is available in 7 countries. These are the cheapest of all the services provided by ibVPN.
Location Based VPN; US and CA VPN has 13 servers in the US and 4 in Canada, UK and Ireland VPN has 7 servers in the UK and 2 in Ireland, and EU VPN includes 28 servers in 19 countries. Each of these services cost the same.
Multi VPN Connections; Family VPN allows 5 simultaneous connections and is the cheapest of these services, Small Business VPN allows 10 simultaneous connections and Small Business VPN allows 20 simultaneous connections, this is the most expensive.
There are a number of different services offered by ibVPN, these are all great value and allows you to choose the plan that is ideal for your needs so you don’t have to pay for extras you don’t want.
ibVPN provides a reliable, high speed connection and great customer support. The support staff are very kind and efficient, no matter which way you contact them. They have a live chat service and are great at responding to emails, we sent one on a Sunday evening and got sent a solution within a matter of minutes. If you don’t want to talk to anyone, they also offer a FAQs section and a tutorial page to walk you through any problems. They also have a forum so you can talk to other users.
- Dedicated router available
- cross-platform support
- Torrenting allowed from certain locations
- 34 servers in 12 countries
- Kill switch feature
- Get started with ibVPN now