Hi everyone.

I set up a VPN on a Droplet but I’m not getting the speeds I’d like to get with it. I have 400mb download speed from my ISP and I’m getting roughly ~10mb.

I tried to set up PPTP but I got even slower speeds.

I don’t care about privacy, encryption or stuff like that. My intention is just to bypass geo-restrictions on services like Netflix, Hulu, YoutubeTV, etc, so speed is my first goal.

Do I have an option here?

I moved from ExpressVPN to DigitalOcean to create my own VPN and get similar or better speeds, but I haven’t accomplished that.

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If youre just trying to stream and bypass geo restrictions then get the PureVPN trial. The service works and is cheap. The app comes with a browser extension which is a proxy i believe so that gives you great speeds

I will try that. However, I was looking for a DIY path, to have more control over it. Also, services like Netflix actively blocks VPNs, I have less chances to be blocked with my own VPN.

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