14 Jaw-Dropping Hoxx VPN Statistics You Need to Know

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Hoxx VPN is one of the free VPN services available in the market.

It provides its users with a private and secure connection to the internet without risk of privacy compromise, hacks, or, tracking.

According to popular reviews, it’s a poor VPN service that has limited features. However, it has its advantages too, one of which is having a free plan for users.

With that said, here are a few Hoxx VPN statistics to give you the facts and some insight into the service and its offerings.

Eye-opening Hoxx VPN statistics

  • Hoxx VPN has its headquarters in Florida, USA which is one of the 5-Eyes jurisdictions.
  • It was created by a company called VPN1 LLC.
  • Hoxx VPN is argued to be a proxy service other than a VPN.
  • It offers both free and premium accounts which are solely dependent on users to choose their preference.
  • Since its founding in 2014, Hoxx VPN has protected more than 7 million internet users.

General Hoxx VPN facts and stats

Hoxx VPN was created in 2014 in a bid to protect its users while going about their internet activities.

It promises to bypass and unlock geo-restricted websites, encrypt your internet traffic and data, hide your IP address, and lots more. Does it do all these? Is the VPN service reliable?

Below are a few stats and facts about the VPN provider.

1. User base: over 7 million since 2014

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Although the exact time of this estimation is not clear, Hoxx VPN claims to have protected over 7 million users across the globe.

As of 2019, it was on their official website that they’ve had over 1 million users on their platform.

The rise in their user base is commendable and it’s due to the incessant increase in the quest for online security and privacy away from hackers and prying eyes.

2. Server network: unknown number of servers in 50+ locations

(Source: Hoxx.com)

According to Hoxx’s official website, it has servers in 50+ locations.

There’s no mention of its exact number of servers, however, the number is presumably above 100.

It also claims that it adds to its number of servers on a weekly basis (it is however difficult to prove this as a fact).

Nevertheless, Hoxx VPN uses a static IP address and allows for an unlimited switch from and between servers to satisfy your location preference.

3. Simultaneous device connections: unlimited

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Hoxx VPN allows an unlimited number of connections across devices.

This isn’t a feature common amongst VPN providers as some only allow up to a maximum of 6-8 device simultaneous connections.

Owing to the fact that internet users use both mobile and desktop devices, this is an impressive one.

4. Subscription plans and pricing

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Hoxx VPN offers two subscription plans – free and premium.

For the free plan, you get to enjoy end-to-end encryption, zero configuration setup, static IP address, no bandwidth restrictions, and unlimited server switches.

This also includes servers in 50+ locations, faster streaming, and a 99% uptime guarantee.

The premium plan costs $1.99 per month and you get to enjoy all the features available on the free tier.

However, the perks include access to more locations, more advanced end-to-end encryption, 100% faster server speeds, 24/7 support, and a 7-day money-back guarantee, among other things.

Hoxx VPN suggests that you begin with their free plan before upgrading to premium.

5. Payment methods

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Hoxx VPN uses different payment methods which include PayPal, credit cards, Alipay, and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum.

6. Encryption

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Unlike other VPN providers that publicize their encryption protocols, Hoxx VPN does not disclose the encryption level it uses.

The only information available on its official website is that its free plan comes with end-to-end encryption, while its premium subscribers will get more advanced end-to-end encryption.

7. Hoxx VPN logs user data

(Source: Hoxx.com)

Hoxx VPN is based in Coral Gables, Florida, USA which is one of the 5-Eyes Alliance countries.

As stated on their official website, Hoxx VPN logs user data.

According to its claims, it keeps this data in order to avoid abuse. However, there is no clear indication as to how long it stores the data it logs.

The VPN proxy mentions that it logs your name, email ID, phone number, password, browser type, visited websites, viewed pages, and lots more.

This information can easily reveal a person’s identity.

Hoxx VPN also says it tracks users using Google Advertising and Google Analytics.

Overall, it’s unsurprising that it logs data, considering its location.

The US is a Five Eyes Alliance member, therefore, Hoxx VPN is bound by law to tender user data if need be, as it clearly stated on their website that they work with legal authorities. (FAQ section).

It’s safe to say that your data isn’t secure with this VPN proxy provider.

8. The VPN never supported torrenting

 (Source: Hoxx.com)

Reading through the FAQ and privacy policy section on its official website, it is clearly stated that you cannot download torrents with this VPN.

This is because the provider sees it as an illegal activity that involves content piracy and an act of copyright infringement.

Since it works with legal authorities and has identifiable information about its users, downloading torrents with this VPN may put you at risk of legal implications.

9. It offers a static IP feature on its free plan

(Source: Hoxx.com)

While other services generally have this as a premium feature, you can use Hoxx VPN’s static IP feature without paying for a subscription.

10. Hoxx VPN’s Android app has over 500,000 downloads

(Google Play Store)

In addition, the app also has 14,000 reviews, giving it a 3.6 out of 5 average user rating.

11. Its Google Chrome extension has over 900,000 users

(Source: Chrome Web Store)

According to the Chrome Web Store’s Statistics, the Hoxx VPN extension also has over 26,000 user ratings, which makes it a popular free choice for many internet users.

12. Funding and investors

(Source: Tracxn)

According to Tracxn, Hoxx VPN’s company stage is unfunded.

Hoxx VPN hasn’t raised any funding rounds yet, nor does it have any institutional or angel investors.

13. Hoxx VPN’s competitive landscape and ranking

(Source: Tracxn)

Amongst 1,473 competitors, Hoxx VPN has a total of 1350 active competitors.

21 of these competitors have funding while 32 have quitted.

Hoxx VPN ranks 36th amongst its competitors.

Hoxx’s competitors have raised more than $789M in funding, in 74 funding rounds which involve 124 investors.

14. Hoxx VPN’s top competitors include companies from the US, Canada, and Israel

(Source: Tracxn)

Hoxx VPN’s top competitors as compiled by Tracxn include Array Networks, a series A company founded in 2000 and based in the US.

Tailscale, a series B company founded in 2019 and based in Canada, and SafeHouse, a seed company founded in 2018 and based in Israel.

Wrap up

Although many people argue that it’s just a proxy, Hoxx VPN is a VPN service. 

It has browser extensions and apps for desktop and Android devices. Also, it offers both free and premium subscription plans with varying features.

While it has a bad reputation for being less secure and having limited features, it has recorded a substantial increase in the number of its users worldwide.

One of its biggest cons is its location and unapologetic logging of user data which it claims is to prevent abuse.

Overall, going by the facts in this Hoxx VPN statistics article, you can be sure of one thing; there are definitely better VPN providers on the market.

Sources

  1. Hoxx.com
  2. Hoxx.com
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  4. Hoxx.com
  5. Tracxn.com
  6. Tracxn.com
  7. Hoxx.com
  8. Google Play Store
  9. Google Web Store

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