By: James | February 07, 2017

The answer is "it depends"... on the server.

The iOS apps of many VPN services use the Cisco IKEv2 protocol. I have always found this protocol to perform very poorly during my testing and concluded that IKEv2 doesn't work very well in China. I was testing the new iOS app from yesterday and discovered that the IKEv2 protocol works extremely well - on one specific server. The Los Angeles server hosted on Psychz is very fast with the IKEv2 protocol. I was able to get 75M download speed on my China Telecom 100M fibre connection.

The server names used by are very confusing. The Psychz hosted server is called "Los Angeles" in the iPad app but in the Windows software, it is called "Los Angeles 4" and ...

Category: VPN 

Tags: china, ikev2, vpn ac, strongvpn, expressvpn