ExpressVPN is a virtual network provider (VPN) founded in 2009. They are based in the British Virgin Islands, and serve a far-reaching global customer base.
ExpressVPN has become one of the name-brands in the VPN industry due to their longevity (seriously, VPNs churn & burn all the time), their press coverage, their focus on product usability, and savvy advertising. ExpressVPN offers a single-plan for access to their network of 1000+ servers across 94+ countries via a range of devices including Android, iPhone, Mac & Desktop.
After years of foolishly running my online business via public WiFi, I decided to start using a VPN to secure my communications (and access a bit of out of market sporting events while traveling).
But I found out that – similar to web hosting – there is no such thing as a “best VPN provider”. In fact, it’s like a whole world of confusing information where even trustworthy information is near-useless since it’s so complex. This ExpressVPN review are my notes from trying them out for my own purposes as a security-aware, traveling, US-based businessperson who needs good usability and good pricing. I am not a political activist or someone who regularly travels to firewalled countries.
Whether you are looking for a VPN for privacy, for website access, for avoiding geotargeting, for protecting communications or all the above, hopefully this ExpressVPN review will be useful.
Here’s my ExpressVPN review – structured with pros & cons based on my experience as a customer.[Continue Reading]