Though we have seen many innovative ways to access blocked websites, none of them are better than using a fast and reliable VPN service. Not that the Free VPN services aren’t reliable, but they normally don’t come with all those additional features which are provided by the paid VPN clients. One such reliable VPN service is SwitchVPN.


SwitchVPN provides Personal VPN Service with servers located in USA, UK , Netherlands & Germany. Recently they have also included a Canada based server. Using SwitchVPN, users can browse the web anonymously and securely. Also, as I mentioned in the beginning, with SwitchVPN, users can bypass internet censorship by accessing all those blocked websites or country specific websites like Hulu & Pandora from any part of the world.

With SwitchVPN, all the programs installed on your computer are automatically redirected to the VPN so that a highest level of security and anonymity is provided. You can even unblock VOIP based applications like Skype with VPN. They have servers located in USA and other countries with PPTP / OpenVPN so you can connect on multiple platforms like iPhone / PlayStation / PSP / VOIP Phones on single VPN account.

SwitchVPN also allows you to choose between shared IP’s and dedicated IP’s. The shared IP packages starts from $5.95/month and the dedicated one from $6.95/month. More details on the pricing and packages can be found here.

SwitchVPN Account Giveaway

SwitchVPN has agreed to sponsor 15 Canada VPN accounts exclusively for TechPP readers. Each of them are valid for one month. This way, you can actually try out the service yourself and see if it suits your requirement. All you need to do is – leave a comment below and let us know how you would use the VPN if you win an account. Remember, the contest ends 8th November 2010.

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35 thoughts on “Access Blocked Websites via SwitchVPN [Giveaway]

  1. Sounds pretty good. I have tried quite a few paid VPN’s so far, but most have a limit on how many times you can switch servers a month.
    Is this unlimited?

      • Cool. Are the server switches unlimited as well? I know some VPN’s I have tested have speed hits (takes your connection from 24Mbp/s down to 3Mbp/s, when tested at and some have very little effect. Does this one take mush of a hit?
        Sorry for all the questions.

        • I am not sure about any restrictions on server switches, need to check that with them. From my test with Canada VPN, the speed drop was minimal, but then my connection is just 2Mbps. The drop can be a bit more significant when it comes to faster connections. But then, there wasn’t any difference when it came to video streaming, which is a good sign.

          • Ah, that’s good. That can be one of the main issues, especially when trying to watch Hulu from the UK without having buffering issues and the same with friends in USA/ Bali trying to access iPlayer. Sounds like a pretty good one. I have been using FBVPN and BTGuard for the past 4 months myself, but it’s always good to check others that are out there.

            Nice article and thanks for answering the questions.

  2. I play lots of online games in which I would have to restrict with Indian server where less people are found, using this I will be able to access other servers also !!!!
    And I will also visit many blocked websites 🙂

  3. Thanks for the opportunity, i would love to check out this vpn service. I’ll use it to access website that blocks visitor from the other side of the world.

  4. Please count me in.. Living as an expat here in Saudi Arabia has been such a problem for me because they are restricting so many worthwhile sites.. 🙁

  5. Cool giveaway.

    I will use it for accessing Google Voice, which now is only restricted to US, and I am from Non US country.


  6. Another cool vpn posted by raju. . I’ve try the fbvpn. . Could i try this another one? Thank you again in advance. Techpp rocks \m/ count me in. .

  7. I will let one my friend to access the websites which are blocked by her college firewall. I myself have no particular use but will surely get to learn something new by trying it. Already 30 people are competing for 15 licences. Hope to get one. 🙂

  8. i’d love a free account so that i could experiment and have some fun with getting a couple of home routers talking to each other routing some traffic down my actual ip and some down a vpn.

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