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From ExtremeTech: How to use a VPN to boost your Netflix performance – even if you’re not a Verizon customer

The system has degraded to the point that yes, it now makes sense to buy a service like VyprVPN because it’s the only way to actually use the bandwidth you buy in the manner you see fit. Read the full article: How to…

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BGR: What one savvy Verizon customer did to get decent Netflix streaming

Connecting through VyprVPN, he managed to significantly increase streaming speed, reaching “full speed at 3000kbps (the max on Netflix), about 10x the speed I was getting connecting directly via Verizon. Read the full article: What one savvy Verizon customer did to get decent…

Why Netflix Speeds for Verizon Users Are 10x Faster when Using VyprVPN

Colin Nederkoorn, a frustrated Verizon customer, published a great article and video illustrating how VyprVPN, a VPN for Netflix, allowed him to get 10x faster speeds on Netflix. Thousands of users have responded and many are wondering how using a VPN that works…

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From Ars Technica: “Verizon made an enemy”: FiOS customer mad that Netflix works better on VPN

Nederkoorn connected to VyprVPN and got a 3Mbps stream, which is what Netflix recommends for standard definition video. This is “about 10x the speed I was getting connecting directly via Verizon,” he wrote. Read the full article: “Verizon made an enemy”: FiOS customer…

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From The Verge: How one man bypassed internet congestion and fixed his Netflix streaming

Nederkoorn began using a virtual private network, or VPN, which could essentially act as a virtual ISP that would route the traffic he requested from Netflix through a different set of connections than the ones being used when he went through Verizon. Read…

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From Deadspin: Your Ultimate Guide To Streaming Every World Cup Match Live

We endorse VyprVPN, which now links you into 36 different countries—including Brazil itself. Read the full article: Your Ultimate Guide To Streaming Every World Cup Match Live

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From IT World: Why your Neflix, Hulu, YouTube and other video streaming might slow down

This infographic from Golden Frog illustrates the bigger threat to consumers for all kinds of streaming, including Amazon Instant Video, Hulu and Youtube. Read the full article: Why your Neflix, Hulu, YouTube and other video streaming might slow down

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Netflix vs. Comcast – The Peering Problem

Online streaming services are getting slower, and major ISP’s are getting more powerful. 2014 has been a controversial year in terms of the architecture of the Internet, and unfortunately it looks like things aren’t going to be getting better any time soon. One…