Smart DNS provider turned VPN provider.

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Get­flix be­gan life as a Smart DNS ser­vice, and while that re­mains its pri­mary of­fer­ing, it now also of­fers VPN ser­vices to all sub­scribers. The Smart DNS ser­vice al­lows you to ac­cess most of the world’s lead­ing stream­ing ser­vices just by chang­ing the DNS server ad­dress on your home de­vices. How­ever, Net­flix, once a sta­ple of the ser­vice (and its name­sake), is no longer listed as sup­ported and did not work when we tested it.

While its Smart DNS ser­vices are up to scratch, how­ever, its VPN ser­vices are not. They are fast enough — 9.3Mbps to Los An­ge­les when we tested it — but there is no client for it at all. You have to use the VPN ser­vices built into Win­dows/An­droid/iOS or use the third-party OpenVPN client. If you even want to change lo­ca­tion, you have to go to Get­flix’s web­site to look up server ad­dresses, then man­u­ally change it in the VPN configuration. It’s not good, and is prob­a­bly best seen as a free bonus to the Smart DNS ser­vice rather than a vi­able VPN ser­vice in its own right.

US$5 PER MONTH, US$40 FOR A FULL YEAR WWW.GET­FLIX.COM.AU Coun­tries served: 38; Net­flix sup­port: No; Clients: None; Si­mul­ta­ne­ous con­nec­tions: Un­known

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