Verizon introduced its own mobile VPN today called Safe Wi-Fi, which will hide your IP address when using public networks. Secure Wi-Fi only works for Verizon customers on iOS and Android, and it costs $ 3.99 per month per account to cover up to 10 devices. Currently, Verizon offers the first 30 days as a free trial.
To get VPN, just log in to the My Verizon app and listen to "Products and Devices." Then scroll down to Safe Wi-Fi. After this writing, the feature has not been shown yet in my iOS app that is updated to the latest version, so it's not clear if it's hard to find or if the feature is still rolling out.
Interestingly, VPN also blocks targeted ads so it's worth asking about the company's many websites like Yahoo, AOL and more can see ads that are blocked on their websites. We've reached Verizon to find out more.
The $ 3.99 per month deal seems quite decent compared to what other VPNs pay, little enough to tempt entire families traveling to a destination that requires a VPN like China, Cuba or Saudi Arabia. ExpressVPN, a popular VPN app on iOS and Android, costs $ 6.67 a month at the lowest price, and that is if you commit to 1