Most Popular VPN Routers & VPN Service Provider Setups: November 2013

FlashRouters Best Selling VPN Routers - Cisco LInksys, Asus, Netgear

FlashRouters Best Sellers – Nov 2013

Well, folks, we have less than a month until Christmas, and though we’ve already offered up an overlooked tech & gadget gift guide, we’re going to give you another opportunity to peruse our most popular devices.

After all, what better way to show a friend or relative that you care than by making sure their wireless network is running like a Swiss watch all year round? It’s truly the gift that keeps on giving!

So take a look at some of the most popular wireless routers and VPN service provider set-up requests of November 2013. Find out what devices and services are bringing our customers joy during this, the most wonderful time of the year.

The Benefits of a DD-WRT or Tomato FlashRouter

But first, before we dig into our most popular wireless routers and VPN service provider set-up requests, we thought it might be necessary to provide a little primer detailing what it is FlashRouters can do for you.

At FlashRouters, our mission is to provide our customers with wireless routers that are a cut above. We want our devices to be faster, more powerful, and more versatile than any others on the market.

We achieve that goal by flashing all of our wireless routers with DD-WRT or Tomato firmware. DD-WRT and Tomato are replacement firmwares that vastly improve the functionality of a wireless router. With DD-WRT or Tomato, your whole wireless network opens up, allowing you to extend your wireless range, access advanced security options, or even control how your bandwidth is allocated!

Then there’s all this:

  • Captive WiFi Hotspot Portals.
  • Built-in OpenVPN, PPTP, & L2TP Settings which allows you to utilize your VPN subscription with multiple devices as well as popular streaming players like Rokus while saving you the trouble of installing the VPN connection on each single device!
  • Advanced Networking Modes for WDS, Repeaters & Client Bridges
  • Advanced QoS (Quality of Service) which lets you take over the process of allocating your bandwidth for VOIP, streaming service & popular websites.

And that’s just scratching the surface! But if you’re still unconvinced or unsure about what we do here, maybe this brand new video can clear things up:

Most Popular Wireless Routers – November 2013

After a few minor shake-ups over the last couple of months, the standings have mostly returned to the norm. The E4200 DD-WRT remains on top (with it’s Tomato companion showing strong at number 4), and the Dark Knight Tomato router continues to make a competitive challenger at number 2.

That said, our new Wireless-AC routers are quickly imposing themselves on this list, with the new RT-AC66U entering at number 6 and the even newer Netgear R6300 making waves at number 9!

Anyway, that’s all that’s new to report. Happy holiday hunting!

  1. Cisco Linksys E4200 N750 DD-WRT Router – Best Overall DD-WRT Router
  2. Asus RT-N66U N900 Dark Knight Tomato Router – Best Overall Tomato Router
  3. Asus RT-AC66U AC1750 DD-WRT Router – Our first Wireless-AC FlashRouter with an amazing price!
  4. Cisco Linksys E4200 Tomato Router – The Tomato version of a popular favorite.
  5. Cisco Linksys E1200 N300 DD-WRT Router – Our economy, do-it-all model. Popular as a wireless repeater or client bridge.
  6. Asus RT-AC66U Tomato Router – New this month! The Wireless-AC OpenVPN choice!
  7. Cisco Linksys E2500 Tomato Router – The most affordable dual band Tomato firmware option at under $100.
  8. Netgear WNDR3700 N600 DD-WRT Router – A great mid-range choice for heavy users of streaming HD video.
  9. Netgear R6300 Wireless-AC1750 DD-WRT – A stylish, new Wireless-AC entrant.
  10. Asus RT-N16 DD-WRT – The long-standing DD-WRT classic single band with external antennas.

Most Popular VPN Service Provider Set-Up Requests

HideMyAss VPN & FlashRouters

HideMyAss VPN & FlashRouters

Much like the wireless routers list, the VPN service provider set-up request list finds the usual competitors (HideMyAss, PrivateInternetAccess, Overplay) holding down the top slots while newcomers or, in this case, newcomer (CyberGhost), add a little newness to the proceedings. So congrats to CyberGhost for joining the team, and we’ll see if it has what it takes to challenge the heavyweights in the new year!

December VPN Deals

  • Exclusive FlashRouters Deal: Get free 3 months of IPVanish with a new 3 month or 1 year.
  • HideMyAss is running a promo for $59 regularly $79.
  • EarthVPN offers $39.99 a year.
  • CyberGhost is running all kinds of specials and discounts since their new CyberGhost 5 launch.
  • PrivateInternetAccess is our most popular economy priced provider at $39.95 per year.
  • Overplay – Buy a FlashRouter & get an exclusive $20 off coupon for a yearly subscription.
  • offers a free week to their invite-only VPN service club. Contact us for a free code.

And now for the most popular VPN providers as chosen by our customers.

  1. HideMyAss – Top Overall US & UK server selection.
  2. PrivateInternetAccess – Best Budget VPN Service
  3. Overplay – Easiest to integrate in your router and use OpenVPN.
  4. IPVanish – Offers some of the fastest server speeds worldwide and popular in the Middle East.
  5. StrongVPN – A popular choice with those in Latin America & Asia.
  6. IVPN – Best VPN service provider for privacy-minded citizens, foreign journalists, human rights activists, etc.
  7. CyberGhost – Most popular in Europe especially Germany.
  8. EarthVPN – A great new affordable addition with excellent worldwide VPN coverage for around $5 per month.

The FlashRouters Difference

Whether you know a lot about wireless routers or not, FlashRouters devices are easy to use right out of the box.

But we want to make sure you get the absolute most out of your device, which is why we provide the following:

  • An extensively tested version of DD-WRT or Tomato firmware will be flashed on your router.
  • Personalized Custom Configuration & Setup Guide: A FlashRouter configuration specialist will personally contact you to tailor your new router to your networking plans if you don’t tell us in your order comments.
  • Dual Router Network Setup – Your router will be configured to work by itself or in tandem with your current service provider modem/router out-of-the-box so that you can establish a VPN dedicated router/access point.
  • Free VPN Service Integration: We offer setup guides for just about every VPN service, including: OverPlayVPNHide My Ass,  IPVanish, PrivateInternetAccessStrongVPN plus many more.
  • Fast, affordable worldwide shipping via USPS.

If, for whatever reason, you’re having some difficulties with your product, please don’t hesitate to contact us by opening a support ticket or e-mailing us. Our friendly support staff is always there to answer any and all of your questions.

For more DD-WRT, Tomato, & VPN Service Provider updates, product updates, and limited-time specials, follow us (@flashrouters) or like us on Facebook.

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