How to get a Finnish IP address
The easiest way to improve your digital privacy is to switch your IP address using a VPN. We’ll …
I’m a music junkie. Listening to music helps me relax and deals with stress.
I use a few internet radio services, including Pandora, Spotify, and Slacker. I use these services when I’m at work, at home, or at coffee shops.
The problem is as soon as I travel outside of the U.S., I can not access these services due to their licensing restrictions. It’s quite frustrating!
These sites have a blocking system that can detect your location via your IP address. If your IP address indicates that your location is outside of the U.S., your access will be blocked.
Hotspot Shield enables me to access any of these internet radio services anywhere I go.
I will reveal how you can use Hotspot Shield to access internet radio services as well as other content services from anywhere later.
But first, here is a list of the most popular internet radio services:
|Services||# of songs (millions)||Pricing|
|Spotify||30||Free with ads or $9.99/mo|
|Pandora||0.8||Free with ads or $5/mo|
|iTunes Radio||25||Free with ads or $25/yr|
|Slacker||15||Free with ads, $4/mo for Plus plan, $10/mo for Premium plan|
|Google Play||30||Free or $10/mo with extras|
The solution to bypass the geo-restriction is simple: use Hotspot Shield to change your IP address to a U.S. IP address.
So whether you are currently staying/living in Paris, Islamabad or Singapore, you can use Hotspot Shield to trick the site into thinking you are situated in the U.S. Once you are connected virtually to a location in the U.S., you can have unrestricted access to the site.
Added bonus: If you happen to be browsing while connected to public WiFi at airports, hotel, or cafes, Hotspot Shield can also secure your internet connection. This prevents hackers from stealing any sensitive information you keep on your laptop or mobile device and also Internet Service Providers from tracking your every move online.
If you have an active account with any of the internet radio services and are traveling abroad, you may follow the step by step instructions below to use Hotspot Shield to get access to their content from any country.
Let us know in the comments what is your favorite Internet radio service.
If you have difficulties using Hotspot Shield and need support or have questions, contact us via our help desk, https://hsselite.zendesk.com/home. We will be happy to help!