This is a comprehensive guide to perform a VPN speed test like we do at Tom's VPN, and identify reliable and fast servers for any VPN service.
Category - VPN Basics
VPN speeds are inconsistent for various reasons. Distance is not the only factor in slow VPN speeds and here are some tips and tricks to increase VPN speeds.
VPNs can never offer consistent speed as this speed is affected by various reasons that affect speeds on the worldwide Internet. Here are some of those reasons.
Deep Packet Inspection is used to identify and block connections to certain websites. It can also be used to identify VPN connections and is used by China and Iran.
VPN services use various security and authentication mechanisms to establish a secure connection between your computer (VPN client) and the VPN network.
There are numerous security protocols like PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, OpenVPN and SoftEther used by VPN services. This is a comparison of popular VPN protocols.
VPNs or Virtual Private Networks are used to tunnel to a different geolocation. In addition, VPNs also provide encryption and anonymity. This article touches upon what a VPN is, different types of...