Google today announced a VPN service to Google One subscribers on the 2TB storage tier plan and the Google One VPN starting costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year and can be shared with up to five family members.– Advertisement –
Google says its VPN service will encrypt and anonymize internet traffic, protect all browsing data from prying eyes. Furthermore, VPN internet activity will not be tied to user identity.
What is VPN?
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, a network technology that makes secure connections in public networks such as the Internet and private networks such as Wi-Fi. VPN is a very good way to keep your network secure and to protect your personal data from hackers.
Using VPN network your data goes through a VPN server before it hits the wider web, where it’s encrypted against potential hackers or others looking to track your information.
VPNs allow you to browse the web and online activity for an extra layer of protection by encrypting your connection and hiding your IP address.
Google is rolling out its VPN for Google One app subscribers in the US: Increase your online security with the VPN by Google One
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Google One subscribers get free Google VPN on the 2TB storage tier plan starting costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year and can be shared with up to five family members.
Google VPN Review
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Extend Google’s world-class security to encrypt your Android phone’s online traffic – no matter what app or browser you’re using
- Stream, download and browse on an encrypted, private connection
- Shield against hackers on unsecured networks (such as public Wi-Fi)
- Hide your IP address and prevent third parties from using it to track your location
Google VPN performance Review
The VPN by Google One is backed by Google’s best-in-class network architecture. You can always have the VPN running while keeping a fast Internet connection across your apps and services.
All it takes is one tap from the Google One app to enable the VPN. You can also add it to your quick settings for even easier access.
Google VPN Features
• VPN for Android phone
• Option to add your family
• Premium support on everything Google
• Pro Sessions with Google experts
• Google will never use the VPN connection to track, log or sell your browsing activity¹
• Our systems have advanced security built in so that no one can use the VPN to tie your online activity to your identity
“We already build advanced security into all our products, and the VPN extends that security to encrypt all of your phone’s online traffic, no matter what app or browser you’re using,” the company wrote in today’s announcement. “The VPN is built into the Google One app, so with just one tap, you can rest assured knowing your connection is safe from hackers.”
Google is promising its customers the company can run a trusted VPN service.
“With VPN by Google One, we will never use the VPN connection to track, log, or sell your online activity,” the company wrote in a paper about the technology. “Some minimum logging is performed to ensure quality of service, but your network traffic or IP associated with the VPN is never logged.”
“To demonstrate how our design works, we have open sourced the code that runs on a user’s device and in the coming months we will be open sourcing the server side user authentication mechanism as well as providing the results of a third party audit, currently underway,” the company added.
The VPN by Google One service will roll out in the US initially, and it will only support Android at first. Google plans to bring it to iOS, Windows, and Mac in the coming months. Pro Sessions will be available to 2TB Google One customers in the US, UK, and Canada, Google noted.
Google is also launching Pro Sessions by Google One with VPN support, which will let you schedule one-on-one sessions with Googlers to understand exactly what VPNs can do for you, and how to stay safe online.