Announcing the winners of the Proton VPN server poll

We want to thank everyone who participated in our first-ever servers poll(new window). In the end, nearly 13,000 people voiced their preference. We have tallied the results and we’re already working to add new servers in the most popular countries.

Now that the results are in, we know where you want us to prioritize. Over the next few months, we’ll be investigating ways to get VPN servers in all these countries online, starting with the top vote winners. However, we will not be following the exact order for several reasons.

First, security is our top priority when we bring servers online. If we’re not confident we can keep your data secure, we will not take the risk. This brings us to Russia, a country that does not appear in the results below. While it received substantial support in the poll and comments section, it has not been included in these results while we investigate more deeply into whether or not we can feasibly offer a secure solution.

Second, in some countries, it is more difficult to obtain servers and the contract negotiations could take longer. This mean some of the higher voted options could take longer to implement.

Already, we have released new servers in Poland(new window) and the Czech Republic(new window), and we hope to add at least 2 countries per month. We’ll keep you posted on our progress and announce all the new server locations as soon as they come online.

Below are the top 25 countries from the Proton VPN community survey:

Country

Votes

Norway

780

Poland

707

South Africa

665

India

664

South Korea

654

Ireland

643

Finland

621

Brazil

555

New Zealand

543

Mexico

490

Austria

460

Belgium

443

Luxembourg

420

Portugal

339

Czech Republic

307

Israel

305

Taiwan

303

Costa Rica

240

Estonia

232

Romania

222

Argentina

220

Thailand

185

Greece

177

Ukraine

169

Hungary

166

Thank you again for participating in this poll and helping to shape the future of Proton VPN. As we work to make online freedom and privacy accessible to all, your support and feedback are invaluable.

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The Proton VPN Team

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