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Advantages and Disadvantages of Residential Proxy Services

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There are many different ways to use residential proxies. Some are as easy as setting up a proxy to route your web requests. Other residential proxy providers offer a variety of additional features. Some allow you to set up a proxy on an individual residential IP address. However, this isn't standard and you're unlikely to find this option with the larger residential proxy providers. Read on to learn more about residential proxies and how they can help you secure your internet connection.



ProxyRDP is a company that offers IP addresses for IPv4 and IPv6 networks. It also sells residential proxies and sneaker proxies. It offers a range of services, including residential proxies, datacenter proxies, and mobile / sneaker proxies. You can choose between residential proxies or mobile / sneaker proxies. This article will examine the advantages of residential proxies and their use in protecting your privacy.

ProxyRDP sources its residential proxies from ProxyRDP Pawns, a company that resells proxy infrastructure. As of August 2018,ProxyRDP controls a network of approximately 250,000 residential addresses on a monthly basis. The company clearly positions itself as a service designed for small-time clients. However, its large volume of traffic enables it to sell terabytes of residential traffic.

IP Royal's residential proxies can be used for many different purposes. Its geo-targeting capabilities enable it to move human users closer to the targeted website. It can also be used for a range of commercial purposes, from analyzing stock market trends to collecting customer feedback. Because it's geo-targeting, IP Royal proxies are ideal for collecting customer feedback and data. Whether you're running a small business or a large corporation, IP Royal proxies are an excellent choice.

Bright Data

Bright Data offers residential proxies for users. You can download the Chrome extension from the Bright Data website and log in to the service with your username and password. Then select your country, zone, and proxy type. Once you have entered all of the required information, the Bright Data residential proxy will be activated and you will see your real IP address instead of a proxy server's IP. The Bright Data residential proxy servers are up to 99.9% of the time and are highly reliable.

Once you have registered, you will need to add money to your account. Then you can add a payment method of your choice. You will be charged $1 for verifying your identity, but you can get a $5 signup bonus. If you're interested in residential proxies, this service is the best option for you. It works for web data extraction, eCommerce, and ad tech, among other applications.

Compared to other providers, Bright Data provides a high level of security, fast output, and network uptime. Its customizable API offers unlimited possibilities. You can also access the Bright Data control panel without opening a browser. Its API guide is long and complex, and I don't recommend diving into it in this article. You can check it out at the LuminatiAPI documentation page. If you're interested in using the Bright Data residential proxy service, be sure to check out its guide to obtaining a high level of security.


PacketStream offers several advantages and disadvantages, so it is necessary to understand what to expect from this service before you sign up. The service covers most of the world and offers a large selection of IPs. The downside is that it doesn't offer additional targeting options, and only supports HTTP and HTTPS protocols. It also doesn't support SOCKS proxies, so if you're a heavy SOCKS user, you might want to look elsewhere.

Most residential proxy services source their IP addresses from P2P. But Netnut sources directly from the ISPs and provides a one-hop connection. You don't have to worry about being exposed to your ISP's IP, and PacketStream's residential proxies are easy to install on a variety of smart devices. Its low prices are another benefit. But remember that you don't have to pay for this service every day.

Although PacketStream doesn't offer free trials, you can test the service's speed by requesting a free demo. It's a bit slow, but if you're serious about scaling your business, you can opt for a subscription that costs as little as $5. The cost is reasonable: one gigabyte costs about $15 and you can keep your IP for as long as you like. It also offers a refund policy within three days if you're dissatisfied with the service. It also offers a live chat support to answer any questions you might have.


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