The Proton VPN network keeps growing – this week we installed servers in South Korea!

Posted on August 28th, 2018 by in Service Updates.

Congratulations to all our users who voted for South Korea, which came in at #5 in our Proton VPN server poll. We continue to add more servers based on the results of that poll, so check this blog each week to see where we will install new VPN servers next.

The four new VPN servers in South Korea are housed in Seoul and reserved for users with one of our paid plans:

KR #1 is available for Basic plans
KR #2-4 are available for Plus and Visionary plans

Why South Korea?

South Korea is one of the most connected countries in the world. As our subscriber base grows, especially in East Asia, these servers will keep VPN connections moving with the same high speeds our users have come to expect. For Koreans traveling abroad, our servers will let you stay up to date with news and events via all your favorite Korean websites that otherwise might be geo-restricted. Finally, these servers provide users in Asia more options to securely browse the Internet.

Our South Korean servers are only accessible to users with paid accounts. If you’re a Proton VPN Plus subscriber, you will have exclusive access to servers KR#2-4. You’ll also have the additional security of our Secure Core servers, which route traffic through multiple servers that we own and provision, preventing your identity and data from being exposed to sophisticated attackers.

Still need an account?

Proton VPN is the world’s largest community-supported VPN service. We were developed by the team that created Proton Mail, the world’s largest encrypted email provider. Our network has IP addresses available in 22 countries and counting. To join, click the signup button below. Or if you already have an account and want to upgrade to access our VPN servers in South Korea, click upgrade.

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Our mission is to provide our users security and privacy in their online activity. Thank you for your support. Keep an eye out for new developments on our social media pages below.

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The Proton VPN Team

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Prior to joining Proton, Richie spent several years working on tech solutions in the developing world. He joined the Proton team to advance the rights of online privacy and freedom.

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