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Old 17-04-2015, 10:45 AM   #946
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VPN does slows down the connection right? Any of your VPN not affected such that streaming is smooth?
Will meh?

Quite smooth for me ah - using PureVPN with setting set to NetFlix US streaming
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Old 17-04-2015, 02:38 PM   #947
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that's why never use VPN for streaming drama only...
get unotelly.com... it's much faster..
Will meh?

Quite smooth for me ah - using PureVPN with setting set to NetFlix US streaming
My understanding is SmartDNS will still be based on your ISP's speed but VPN will be subject to the server cause virtually your location changed so the routes are different already. Maybe while streaming not much difference but downloads and browsing can feel the difference.
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Old 17-04-2015, 02:44 PM   #948
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My understanding is SmartDNS will still be based on your ISP's speed but VPN will be subject to the server cause virtually your location changed so the routes are different already. Maybe while streaming not much difference but downloads and browsing can feel the difference.
yup...
for smart dns, the config is as follows

SmartDNs
Your ISP -> Netflix

VPN
Your server -> VPN server-> netflix

Never ever use VPN solely just for Streaming..... There are other option if you just wish to stream netflix/hulu....
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Old 17-04-2015, 04:20 PM   #949
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i wanna watch nbc golf channel with my kodi/xbmc. i tried with pia vpn but it's just too slow and encounter constant buffering.

however, pia is good for t0rr3nt streaming with my kodi/xbmc.

do you have any suggestion for me to watch the geo locked nbc live stream?

i wish to subscribe to pia, as the 60$US 2 year deal is really attractive. astrill has no problem for my kodi live stream from nbc golf channel.

edit: wrong pricing!

that's why never use VPN for streaming drama only...
get unotelly.com... it's much faster..

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Old 18-04-2015, 01:51 AM   #950
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i wanna watch nbc golf channel with my kodi/xbmc. i tried with pia vpn but it's just too slow and encounter constant buffering.

however, pia is good for t0rr3nt streaming with my kodi/xbmc.

do you have any suggestion for me to watch the geo locked nbc live stream?

i wish to subscribe to pia, as the 60$US 2 year deal is really attractive. astrill has no problem for my kodi live stream from nbc golf channel.

edit: wrong pricing!
you can watch nbc golf channel
  • download the apps from itunes for ipad or google play for android
  • pay for a nbc subscription from their official website

isn't it the same procedure applies to alll content providers ? whether it is HBO, Netflix or Hulu no?
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Old 18-04-2015, 10:57 AM   #951
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How you sign up Netflix? I tried many times using Singapore issued Citibank Visa but always not successful.

Anybody can share the steps?
i using UOB visa, works for me also, just that address put US address
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Old 18-04-2015, 11:20 AM   #952
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How you sign up Netflix? I tried many times using Singapore issued Citibank Visa but always not successful.

Anybody can share the steps?
i also use citibank visa to subscribe netflix.
maybe yours is not accepted cos it is a debit card
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Old 18-04-2015, 01:00 PM   #953
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i using UOB visa, works for me also, just that address put US address
i also use citibank visa to subscribe netflix.
maybe yours is not accepted cos it is a debit card
Anyway, managed to sign up today using Citibank Visa by using Zip Code 97220.

Confirmed mine is not a debit card LOL

How come Citibank send me notification that I was charged US$8.79 twice? I thought Netflix will not charged me until my trial expires 1 month later (19 May)?

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Old 18-04-2015, 03:04 PM   #954
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i also use citibank visa to subscribe netflix.
maybe yours is not accepted cos it is a debit card
i use posb debit card and it works
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Old 18-04-2015, 05:01 PM   #955
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fyi
TV COMPANIES WILL SUE VPN PROVIDERS “IN DAYS”

With the right pricing Netflix has indeed converted many pirates. The next step is to make VPNs obsolete, by offering content globally without any geographical restrictions.
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Old 18-04-2015, 07:26 PM   #956
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I'm trying out cactusVPN. Fewer servers but they offer smartDNS and VPN for BT at 6.99. Former is impt for me as I want to use my PS3 to watch Netflix and Hulu. The VPN can also be mounted on synology via pptp.
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Old 18-04-2015, 08:02 PM   #957
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any cheap vpn and no log recommend?
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Old 18-04-2015, 09:44 PM   #958
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any cheap vpn and no log recommend?
i believe cheap got a lot.

which vpn providers will admit that they keep logs? it all boils down to trust.
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Old 19-04-2015, 11:05 PM   #959
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I'm on astrill, can i ask what servers do you guys use mainly for openvpn?
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Old 19-04-2015, 11:46 PM   #960
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I'm trying out cactusVPN. Fewer servers but they offer smartDNS and VPN for BT at 6.99. Former is impt for me as I want to use my PS3 to watch Netflix and Hulu. The VPN can also be mounted on synology via pptp.

In the end i went for unotelly. the smartdns was comparatively faster while still offering both smartdns and vpn.
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