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    Hi, is it necessary to use a VPN. I've been advised to get one when using a skybox. I've been using my skybox without one for a good while now. Where do people stand on this matter. Cheers

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    No never used one for the day to day running of a satellite box, I know some who run kodi direct or IPTV player on an enigma2 box swear by VPN's to get more working streams.

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    Cheers for the reply, so you wouldn't recommend getting one for general use, using a skybox, streaming off showbox etc for safety reasons. It's not a cost thing that put me off it's more the fact I'm not that clued up about them plus I've heard some VPN's can affect the speed of your broadband.

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    You'll be fine mate as martin says only people running kodi or iptv use them

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    If you are using any kind of p2p addons like quasar, you should really have a VPN. If you are just streaming videos from locker sites, it isn't necessary, but It never hurts to be too cautious.
    Read more here: https://www.bestvpnprovider.com/kodi-vpn/
    https://www.kodivpn.co/
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    • I always use VPN









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    So how does one use VPN anyway?


    computer can see vito their website log in and away but
    "other devices" eg amazon echo, bg hive system etc?
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    You can use a VPN on your Router, so all activity is through the VPN or you can use it on a device, like a PC, phone or Enigma2 box. You can even just use it on an app, like P2P or your browser.

 

 

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