Best VPN in South Africa – Review

Best VPN in South AfricaThe most technically advanced country in the African continent, South Africa uses most of the internet among other countries in the continent. The internet users in South Africa are growing rapidly.

According to Wikipedia, the number of internet users got doubled from 2.4 million to 5 million between 2000 to 2008 and got more than 5 times to 12.5 million in 2012 which is almost 34% of the total population. This number puts South Africa at the third place in the list of most number of internet users in the continent, after Morocco and Egypt. With the increase of the number of internet users in South Africa, the people are getting more connected with the outer world.

People are also getting concerned about their online privacy and security, due to which the demands of a virtual private network also increasing in the country.

A virtual private network (VPN) is used to encrypt data to make the privacy of the user more secure over the massive internet. Some people use VPN to get more freedom by bypassing censorship in the country. To access some websites which are blocked by the government of the country, one needs to have a third party service called proxies or VPNs.

Some sites like Netflix, are limited to certain countries like USA & India, for which people use VPN of those particular countries to access the content of the site.

In this article, I am going to review 5 such best VPN service in South Africa which provides a better quality of service and is secure for the users.

1. VPNArea

VPNArea is reliable and one of the oldest established company in the market since 2012

Pros:

  1. Servers available in over 190 countries, including South Africa.
  2. Servers optimized for streaming, torrenting and gaming.
  3. Connect up to 6 devices (including phone & PC).
  4. No logs.
  5. Seven days money back guarantee.

Cons:

  1. No live support available 24/7.

2. CyberGhost

CyberGhost focuses on speed, its one of the best VPN for internet voice and videos calls or for streaming online. This VPN unblocks almost all sites including BBC, Hulu or YouTube. Speed is not a problem with CyberGhost VPN, hence, you can stream videos freely.

Another good thing about CyberGhost VPN is that it doesn’t store its customer’s activity log. You’ll get an anonymous account number by paying through a third party company.

CyberGhost has very cool interface UI, which makes the user in love with. You can connect 5 devices simultaneously with this VPN.

Pros:

  1. Very Fast, awesome.
  2. Servers optimized for streaming, torrenting and gaming.
  3. Connect up to 5 devices (including phone & PC).
  4. No logs.
  5. Seven days money back guarantee.

Cons:

  1. No live support available 24/7.

3. ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN has similar service like VPNArea when it comes to unblocking some famous streaming sites. This VPN has serves worldwide and have servers in over 90+ countries including South Africa.

The British Based company keeps no log of its user’s usage which makes it another good option for the users who mostly use torrents and other adult videos.

Pros:
  1. Apps for mobile phones available.
  2. Browser extension available.
  3. Kill Switch.
  4. No logs.
  5. Good for Netflix.
  6. 30-days money back guarantee.
Cons:
  1. Somewhat expensive.

4. Nord VPN

Nord VPN is not different than VPNArea and ExpressVPN. It allows up to 6 simultaneous connection. This VPN can also get into all streaming sites including NetFlix and YouTube. Nord VPN has servers in 60+ countries which include South Africa.

Double-hop encryption is one cool thing among all other options of this VPN, it bounces the connections through two different servers. You can also use this VPN as the gateway of TOR network.

Pros:
  1. 30-days money back guarantee.
  2. Servers in 61 countries including South Africa.
  3. Allows up to 6 simultaneous connection.
  4. No logs.
  5. Good for Netflix.
Cons:
  1. Slow customer support.

5. IPVanish

IPVanish has all in-house servers, which makes it better for user’s privacy because they have control over who can view your data. Unlike other companies, IPVanish started to serve as a VPN and not like a subset of another cloud service.

Pros:
  1. 7-days money back guarantee.
  2. Servers in 60+ countries including South Africa.
  3. Allows up to 6 simultaneous connection.
  4. No logs.
  5. Good for Netflix.
  6. Fast Speed.
Cons:
  1. Slow customer support.
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