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Bypass geo-blocking with a VPN for total online freedom

The secret to accessing sports, music-streaming services, and TV shows unavailable in your region? A virtual private network (VPN).

Have you ever tried to watch your favorite show and received a message saying: “This content is not available in your country”? That’s geo-blocking—and it’s a way for movie distributors, streaming services, and broadcasters to restrict access to their content. This restriction is based on your IP address, which shows your location and can be easily tracked. Based on your location, you can only access content available in that region.

Overcome geo-blocking with a VPN! Avira Phantom VPN is your ticket to content across the globe.

How does a VPN work? 

In very simple terms, a VPN connects your device (PC, smartphone, or tablet) to a remote server and allows you to browse the internet using that computer’s internet connection and with a different IP. If the server is in Iceland, for example, it will appear as if you are in Iceland, too. A VPN enables you to access online content that may be restricted in your country.

Are VPNs safe? 

All your internet traffic passes through the VPN connection, which acts like a secure, private tunnel that shields your data and communications from third parties, and even your Internet Service Provider (ISP). It also uses virtual locations across the world to hide your real Internet Protocol (IP) address, so hackers and snoops won’t know your real identity and location. You’re automatically anonymous—like an online ghost.

Are VPNs legal? 

Using a VPN is legal in most countries, but there are exceptions. If you’re living in China, Russia, or Iran, it is illegal. Even if you live in a country that allows VPN, please remember: Anything that is illegal without a VPN remains illegal when using a VPN!

VPNs can also breach the terms of service of some companies. For example, it’s not illegal to use a VPN to access Netflix, but it does breach their terms of use. Some video-streaming services, such as Netflix, can even detect and block the use of VPN.

VPN for streaming

You want to keep up to date with your favorite show while you are on holiday or you want to watch a foreign movie which is not available in your country? A VPN like Avira Phantom VPN lets you access all the content you enjoy, no matter where you are. You’ll also be able to bypass firewalls, browse anonymously, and safely use public Wi-Fi.

Streaming with Avira Phantom VPN

You want to keep up to date with your favorite show while you are on holiday or you want to watch a foreign movie which is not available in your country? A VPN like Avira Phantom VPN lets you access all the content you enjoy, no matter where you are. You’ll also be able to bypass firewalls, browse anonymously, and safely use public Wi-Fi.Streaming with Avira Phantom VPN

Avira Phantom VPN Pro is the perfect VPN for streaming. It enables you to change your virtual location with just two clicks. You can choose from 150 servers in 38 countries around the world, and access videos, programs, live sports, music via on-demand, streaming, and catch-up services, including:

✔ Movies and TV series: HBO Now, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime

✔ World news: ITV Player, All 4, Channel 5, STV Player, CBS

✔ Sports: NBC Sports, ESPN, PGA Live Tour, FOX Sports, Eurosport

✔ Music: Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Google Play Music

Will a VPN slow down streaming?

Many VPNs do slow down internet speed. Avira Phantom VPN is different. Our cutting-edge technology keeps you running as fast as usual. In fact, if you’re suffering from a slow internet due to your ISP’s data throttling or fair use policy, Avira Phantom VPN might even speed you up!

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VPN for mobile devices

If you enjoy streaming videos or music on the go or if you travel often, a VPN for your mobile device can make your like much easier. In addition to unrestricted access to online content, you get the benefit of a secure and private connection. VPNs use end-to-end encryption to keep your data and communications safe. Avira Phantom VPN can be installed on your iOS or Android tablet or smartphone:

Get it in Google Play here

Get it in the App Store here

What are the other advantages of a VPN?

It’s your ticket to greater online safety and freedom!





Why should you choose Avira Phantom VPN Pro?

It’s so easy to bypass geo-blocking and overcome local censorship with Phantom VPN! Here’s a list of what makes it the trusted choice:

✔ Gives you access to 150 server locations in 38 countries around the globe—with just two clicks—so no one knows where you really are.

✔ Prevents your IP address from being leaked, ensuring that your Internet Service Provider cannot see what websites you visit—your streaming and downloading is your business only.

✔ Fast, safe, and keeps no logs of your activity.

✔ Works on any device for Windows, Android, iOS, and Mac—there’s also a free browser plugin for Chrome!

✔ Part of a multi-award-winning software portfolio from a trusted German security leader, with 30 years of experience.

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Learn more about VPNs

What is a VPN?

IP address. Geo-blocking. These are all terms you may have encountered in the context of reading about a virtual private network. This short introduction to VPNs explains how they can make your life better.

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Use a VPN to browse anonymously

Surfing the net is fun, informative and useful. But you leave traces, which are collected and sold by advertisers, search engines, and ISPs, usually without your knowledge. That’s where a VPN comes in handy...

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How to stay safe on public Wi-Fi?

Hackers love public Wi-Fi – that’s because 75% of them are vulnerable. But there’s an easy way to stay safe – and that’s VPN. Find out how it helps you to avoid hacking attacks when surfing on public Wi-Fi.

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Are VPNs truly safe?

Your privacy and data are under threat particularly when you use public Wi-Fi. Explore why VPN is the recommended choice for greater online security and freedom.

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