Hide.me’s main priorities are speed and security so they strive every day to be number one in the business on those parameters
Hide.me has carefully selected where to set up their gigabit servers, just like the servers is carefully selected to give maximum speed and availability. Hide.me policy is to own their network themselves, because it gives them complete control over the network and it’s quality.
|Number of countries||34|
|Number of locations||45|
|Number of servers||150+|
Computers and Devices
Hide.me has apps for all the major platforms and has a long list of features to give you maximum security as well as privacy protection.
|Mac OS X||Yes|
|iOS (iPhone & iPad)||Yes|
Hide.me has all the basic features you can expect from a serious VPN provider, including a free trial subscription.
|Number of simultaneous connections||5 simultaneously|
|Money-back guarantee||14 days|
|Free trial subscription||Yes|
|No logging policy||Yes|
|Multiple protocols||PPTP, L2TP, IPsec (IKEv1 and IKEv2), OpenVPN, SoftEther, and SSTP.|
Hide.me accepts not only the traditional payment methods but also anonymous payment by Bitcoin
The Hide.me app is easy and fast to install and also to activate. If you are satisfied with the app’s default settings you just tap the button and you’re good to go. You can also go more in-depth and personalize the settings to what you find optimal.
Hide.me has chosen Labuan, Malaysia to be the Head Quarters of their business, as they wish not to be bound by any laws that forces them to keep records of their customers, their customers activities, or secretly hand any information over to intelligent agencies or government bodies. An example of the last is the prying eyes of the Five Eyes countries (USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand).
Hide.me are first and foremost focused on speed and security, but it seems like they have given up when it comes to streaming. Representatives from their customer services admit frankly that they can not guarantee that their service can be used for streaming. It looks like it is first of all Netflix that causes problems which probably is because Netflix works hard to block VPN services due to pressure from some of their content suppliers. Other streaming services seems to work just fine
Hide.me uses AES-256 encryption with an 8192-bit key which is military grade level encryption and some of the strongest you can use today. Hide.me offers all the additional security solutions like DNS leak and IP leak protection.
Hide.me offers you 24/7 support by Live Chat, Tickets, FAQs, Emails and their Community, plus they have a lot of how-to guides on their website so there is a high probability that you will be able to find a solution to any issue you might have without having to contact their support.
Hide.me relies on physical servers and that gives them an edge when it comes to speed and performance, and tests show that they can keep up with the best of their competitors Be aware that they have a free version that gives you 2GB of data. For the best performance and experience, you should definitely go for one of their paid subscriptions
Hide.me allow activities like torrenting and P2P, and they do a fine job without any loss of connections. It worked well with the servers that were selected.
Hide.me uses a section of their website to explain how you can use their services for sports streaming. Famous matches and games are often only showed in certain countries due to contracts and rights. Hide.me will tell how you can watch your favorite game anyway.
If you are a business, Hide.me can offer you specials on strong business solutions.
If speed, privacy, and security are the most important parameters for you, Hide.me is a wonderful choice. If streaming is important and particularly if Netflix is important, you might get disappointed with Hide.me. If you want to use a particular streaming service with Hide.me, the best you can do is to sign up for their free service and see if it works for you. If it is satisfactory, it is easy for you to upgrade to their paid services for maximum streaming experiences.