Founded in 2009, ExpressVPN is one of the world’s largest providers of VPN services, enabling millions of active users in 180+ countries to protect their privacy and security online with just a few clicks. The company’s award-winning software for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, routers, and browsers secures user information and identities with best-in-class encryption and leakproofing.
With servers in 94 countries, ExpressVPN provides a fast connection wherever users are and offers uncensored access to sites and services from around the world. Based in the British Virgin Islands, ExpressVPN has a globally distributed team working in cities including Toronto, Lisbon, London, Zagreb, Singapore, Hong Kong, Perth, Manila, and Tokyo.
A vocal advocate for internet freedom and privacy, ExpressVPN is a proud financial supporter of nonprofit organizations fighting to protect digital rights, including the Internet Defense League, OpenMedia, and others.
In September 2021, ExpressVPN joined the Kape Technologies family of leading privacy and security brands.
Quick facts & figures
Founded in 2009 and based in the British Virgin Islands; joined the Kape family of brands in 2021.
Servers covering 160 VPN server locations in 94 countries (and counting!)
24/7 live chat customer support
VPN apps available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, and selected routers; configurations for other routers, consoles, streaming boxes, and more; extensions for popular browsers
No activity logs and no connection logs
Advocates for internet privacy and digital rights; proud financial supporters of:
The Internet Defense League
Fight for the Future
August 10, 2021
ExpressVPN Launches Lightway for All; Open Sources Code and Publishes New Third-Party Audit
ExpressVPN fully launches its VPN protocol Lightway, while also announcing an independent security audit by Cure53 and the open-sourcing of Lightway’s code.
May 28, 2021
ExpressVPN Named Best VPN of 2021 by TechRadar: “The best keeps on getting better”
Leading tech news authority recognizes ExpressVPN’s robust security, reliable connections, and efficient customer support.
November 6, 2020
Announcing the Winner of the 2020 Future of Privacy Scholarship
This year, students submitted essays on the extent to which parents, companies, and governments should be free to make privacy-affecting decisions on behalf of children.
September 25, 2020
Nearly 8 in 10 Americans in a Relationship Share Passwords With Their Significant Other
25% of respondents confess to currently tracking an ex’s real-time location; 30% confess to secretly logging in to an ex’s social media account.
May 22, 2020
New Poll: Americans Trust Big Tech More Than the Government to Track Covid-19, but Still Fear Data Misuse
A survey of 1,200 American adults commissioned by ExpressVPN offers insight into perceptions on data privacy and digital contact tracing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
January 15, 2020
ExpressVPN and Dynabook (Formerly Toshiba) Announce Global Partnership
Dynabook will be preinstalling ExpressVPN on all new and future Dynabook PCs. Users will also receive a free 30-day trial to ExpressVPN’s award-winning service, providing them with crucial security and privacy protection right out of the box.
October 2, 2019
ExpressVPN Offers Privacy and Security Protection to HP Consumer Customers
ExpressVPN to come preinstalled on HP PCs, with an exclusive 30-day trial.
July 10, 2019
ExpressVPN Publishes a PwC Audit Report, Leading the Way in Industry Transparency
The publication of the audit underlines ExpressVPN’s commitment to transparency and delivering to customers privacy and security that they can trust.
June 20, 2018
EFF’s HTTPS Everywhere Has Been Added to the ExpressVPN Chrome Extension, Offering More Secure Browsing
With the new Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) HTTPS Everywhere functionality, the ExpressVPN Chrome extension will provide users with stronger protection against having their online activity and data monitored, tampered with, or hacked.
May 18, 2018
ExpressVPN Survey: 71% of Americans Are Concerned With How Brands Collect and Use Their Personal Data
The April 2018 survey of 1,000 U.S. adults found that data security is top of mind for the vast majority, that trust in tech companies is low, and that a majority are in favor of net neutrality regardless of political leaning.
December 12, 2017
ExpressVPN Unveils Industry’s First Suite of Open-Source Tools to Test for Privacy and Security Leaks
ExpressVPN today unveiled a suite of leak testing tools that enable users to test their VPN provider’s software for potential leaks that could impact their privacy or security during everyday use.
November 11, 2017
ExpressVPN Holiday Privacy Study: Americans Feel Most Forms of Surveillance Are Unreasonable Trade-Offs for National Security
The study of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that online privacy is a top concern for Americans in the coming year and that most put a high premium on their privacy.
August 17, 2016
ExpressVPN Launches Tor Service, Becoming the First VPN Provider to Host an .onion Site
ExpressVPN is proud to be the first VPN provider to launch its own .onion site, http://expressobutiolem.onion. Tor users can now browse ExpressVPN’s website faster, and with more anonymity.
July 20, 2016
ExpressVPN’s New App for Routers Secures Even More Devices
ExpressVPN’s latest app offers instant protection for every device. Internet users everywhere can now protect every device connected to their home Wi-Fi—even ones that aren’t VPN compatible!
June 16, 2016
ExpressVPN Launches the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship
ExpressVPN is delighted to announce the launch of its scholarship program, the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship.
February 18, 2016
ExpressVPN Stands With Apple in the Fight for Encryption
ExpressVPN unequivocally stands with Apple in its fight to protect encryption.
The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship
The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship is an annual program created to raise awareness of internet privacy and security. Learn more about the program’s purpose, rules, and application period on the Scholarship page. For media inquiries, please contact Caroline Aguin at firstname.lastname@example.org.