About TunnelBear

TunnelBear is a virtual private network (VPN) system that helps businesses securely browse and access corporate data across various devices including mobiles, desktop and tablets.. The software protects organizations from data leaks by converting browsing history into an unreadable format, restricting internet service providers, network owners, and hackers from accessing data.

The application uses Ghostbear functionality to prevent detection of VPN traffic among governments, businesses, and ISPs . With TunnelBear’s blocker tool, companies can control and correct the information shared on the network and facilitate website loading. The Splitbear capability also allows managers to control applications that are not required to be managed by the TunnelBear gateway.

In order to secure businesses, the solution utilizes AES-256 bit technology. The software can be deployed in the cloud and on-premise environments. It is also available as an application for Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS devices.

Pricing starting from:

US$138.00/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of TunnelBear

TunnelBear VPN is used by over 16 million people in 179 countries and is available in 16 languages. TunnelBear also offers a lightweight Google Chrome extension that installs in seconds and seamlessly melts into your browsing experience.

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

Canada

Supported Languages

Portuguese, Spanish

Pricing starting from:

US$138.00/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of TunnelBear: 13

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Monitoring
  • Anti Spam
  • Application Security
  • Data Security
  • Financial Data Protection
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Secure Login
  • Security Auditing
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Threat Response
  • VPN Software

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(447)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.7/5
Customer Support
4.4/5

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Marouane
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  • Industry: Online Media
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

VPN With Some Flare

Reviewed on 09/04/2019

TunnelBear offers an easy to use, secure and consistent VPN service with apps across all the...

TunnelBear offers an easy to use, secure and consistent VPN service with apps across all the platforms I use at a competitive price.

Pros

TunnelBear is a consistent and powerful VPN solution. The service is inexpensive and with applications available across multiple platforms including browser extensions TunnelBear makes it easy to ensure you're protected and have VPN access wherever you are. The interface is intuitive and for those who don't know much about VPNs the settings have helpful descriptions for the more complex features. The animations and design of the interface is charming and a welcome change from the dull app interfaces out there. TunnelBear is fast and realiable, easily one of the best VPNs on the market.

Cons

I have not experienced any real issues with the service or it's apps in all the time I've been using TunnelBear, and I've been using it for a long time.

Nadusha
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Only for short term operations. Period.

Reviewed on 27/12/2018

Overall, I'm only using this for some simple operations only. Only reason I'm using this is...

Overall, I'm only using this for some simple operations only. Only reason I'm using this is because of the user friendliness of the app. And this is 100% working where some other tools don't work sometimes. But the bandwidth limit is too low. So I can only rate it 5 out of 10.

Pros

Well, I like everything about the Tunnelbear vpn. It can hide your identity and can connect to any server in almost all of the countries out there. works pretty well. Thishas an Chrome extension so that you can use it with the chrome browser. First you have to create an account and then you have to login. this process is very easy and won't take too much time. And you can connect right away. There's an android app so that use vpn from your mobile device wiht those login credentials. Everything is pretty easy. user interface is very simple. and attractive as well. and connecting won't take too long or there's no queue like other tools.

Cons

like I said previously, usage bandwidth is limited when you're using this. like very low. you only get 500MB per month. so it's not suitable for long term operations like browsing social media, downloading things etc. however they allow you 1 GB if you could tweet about their service. But even that doesn't sound enough for me. Plus there are some competitors who offer the same service for free! So this is a bit questionable.

Yonas
Overall rating
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Mediocre

Reviewed on 13/01/2021

Pros

The VPN is easy to install, and it has a free trail u can use if yiu dint choose a plan.

Cons

The VPN is a little bit laggy compared to other paid VPNs.

Ryan
Overall rating
  • Industry: Medical Practice
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Great VPN and Servers

Reviewed on 02/11/2021

I've used this to ensure cybersafety and bypass region blocks for the better part of a few years,...

I've used this to ensure cybersafety and bypass region blocks for the better part of a few years, it is excellent at this.

Pros

Free Data every month is a massive plus for when you need a reliable VPN quickly. In addition, sharing to social media accounts and referring friends gives you even more!

Cons

The VPN servers are usually great, however at certain times I notice a bit of slowdown.

Ernesto Enrique
Overall rating
  • Industry: Human Resources
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Easiest VPN service

Reviewed on 28/12/2018

In general TunnelBear is an excellent opportunity for a fast, simple VPN service that has a very...

In general TunnelBear is an excellent opportunity for a fast, simple VPN service that has a very good free plan. Additionally, it improves the user experience with its extension for the browser.

Pros

What I like most about this service is that it is very easy to use. One click and ready to navigate. The interface is another point that I would like to highlight because other services can be very easy too but they do not have an interface as polished as TunnelBear has it. It's gamified and I like the drawing of the bear very much. For the free version you have 500mb of navigation that you can increase by an additional 1GB if you make a tweet, very good.

Cons

If we talk about cons, TunnelBear is very well done, however I would like to expand the number of servers that can be connected.

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TunnelBear FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for TunnelBear.

TunnelBear offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$138.00/year
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

TunnelBear offers a free trial of 7 days, after which the software is available in 2 pricing tiers: Unlimited, Teams. Pricing starts from $3.33 per month for Unlimited and scales for other pricing tiers, outlined below: Unlimited version - $3.33/month. Teams - $207/annually for 3 users.

TunnelBear has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

TunnelBear supports the following languages:

Portuguese, Spanish

TunnelBear supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

We do not have any information about what integrations TunnelBear has

TunnelBear offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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