MexVPN Prices and Features – Review 2015
MexVPN is a young VPN service that is based in USA and has been in business since 2010. The company offers VPN services to help users become anonymous and secure while they surf the internet. It also enables them to gain access to blocked websites and services.
MexVPN offers satisfactory VPN services. They have servers in important markets, like: Canada. They also offer several encryption protocols, pricing plans and compatibility with different platforms and devices.
Pricing and Payment Options
MexVPN provides its subscribers with shared and dedicated IPs.
* Dedicated IPs plan: starts from $14 per month
* Shared IPs plan: $10 per month
As for payment methods, the company accepts: PayPal, Liberty Reserve, Moneybookers, wire transfer as well as Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
Speed and Bandwidth
MexVPN doesn’t impose bandwidth restrictions to its users, all users can enjoy unmetered bandwidth on all plans. In addition, the service does deliver high speeds that are enough to download large files, stream live videos in HD, make long VoIP sessions, video gaming and so much more.
MexVPN has over 20 servers in USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland and Netherlands. It may seem that the country doesn’t have an extensive network of servers that is spread across many countries, the servers are strategically located in important internet markets especially in USA, UK and Canada which will allow users to gain access to their favourite content and services, including: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Gmail, Skype, Viber, Hulu, Netflix, CWTV, HBO, Amazon TV, Fox, Rara, Amazon TV, Spotify, MTV, BBC iPlayer, etc.
Moreover, MexVPN offers free switching between servers as well as shared and dedicated IPs to allow users to access banned content with local IPs from the 5 countries it covers.
Encryption and Logging
MexVPN offers SSL, Open VPN, PPTP, SSTP, L2PT and IPSec encryption protocols. Together with the variety of IPs, unlimited bandwidth and free switching between servers, MexVPN can be considered as an above average provider in terms of anonymity and protection. In general, OpenVPN is considered to be the best and more secure encryption protocol that works best on PCs and Laptops as well as some hand devices. While OpenVPN might not support all hand devices, PPTP ans L2TP protocols will work well with smartphones and tablets.
As for logging, the company keeps logs but only reveals them to legal authorities if necessary.
MexVPN is supports Windows, Linux and Mac OS. It also supports Android and iOs operated devices, including: smartphones, tablets, iPhones and iPads. In addition, the company supports DD-WRT routers which will enable users to use the VPN for gaming.
On the other hand, MexVPN provides a VPN client for Windows (32 and 64 bit) that doesn’t require a manual configurations. However, user will have to configure the VPN manually on other operating systems.
Users can contact the support department via phone, email and ticket system. The company doesn’t have an FAQ section nor does it provide live chat support.
MexVPN is an average VPN provider, however it is a bit pricy for the services it provides. It doesn’t have many servers in many locations, however it has enough to access the most popular services and websites on the internet. It doesn’t have a kill switch, nor does it support IPv6. But, it offers unlimited bandwidth and satisfactory speeds as well as free switching between servers.