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The latest news and updates from Haste!

What is a Gaming VPN? Why Do You Actually Need One?

Many people know about using VPNs as a security tool to encrypt your data and to mask your IP address and identity. But VPNs are also a useful tool for gamers.  Gaming VPNs provide a lot of benefits to enhance your gaming experience, including allowing you to access geo-restricted games, protection from DDoS attacks, improving download speeds and reducing ping

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What is Packet Loss? How to Fix it for Gaming

The phrase “packet loss” might not sound familiar, but you’ve likely experienced it while gaming online. In short, packet loss means there’s a problem with the stability of your internet connection.  Common problems you’ll experience due to packet loss while gaming include game lagging, teleporting, being kicked out of the game completely, and difficulties getting back into the game.   We’re

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Announcing Pro Pass, a New Feature of Haste Free

Announcing Pro Pass, a New Feature of Haste Free In April we released Haste Free, a single internet path version of our network acceleration service for gamers. Since launching a few weeks ago, we’ve had over 100,000 new users sign up! Now we are excited to extend the opportunity for all 1 million+ Haste Free Users to experience Haste Pro

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Valorant’s Game Networking

We were excited to get early access to Valorant, Riot’s hotly anticipated FPS game that’s coming out of closed beta June 2. At the same time we’ve been working on our Blade Storm skills, we’ve been working to discover the best network strategies to bring Valorant support to Haste gamers. As a team of networking nerds we wanted to tell

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Free Lag Software and Ping Tool for Gamers

Lag sucks! It’s the bane of a PC gamer’s existence and can make or break your match.  Online video games require fast reaction times to play, but with lag, your potentially amazing play performance can devolve into a stuttering mess.  It’s no wonder that gamers at all levels want to rid their gaming experience of lag completely. Sadly, the open

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How to Reduce Lag in Apex Legends

What is Lag? Lag is made up of three important factors to your connection: ping (latency), jitter, and packet loss.  Ping (latency) is a measurement of the time it takes a packet (piece of gaming data) to get from your PC to a game server and back.  The lower the ping, the faster you can react to new situations such

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3 Quick Ways to Reduce Lag in Rainbow Six Siege

Latency, jitter and packet loss are the network afflictions that make up lag. Latency is the time it takes in milliseconds for a packet of data to get from your PC, to the Rainbow Six Siege game server, and back to your PC.   Jitter is the fluctuation in latency over time. Specifically it is the measure of the difference in

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Introducing Haste Free

We know serious gamers want the best network connection they can get. Every millisecond counts. They want options and they want data. Sometimes a gamer’s default ISP path is good enough. Very often gamers want an alternative.  In 2016 we launched Haste Pro. Haste Pro races gaming traffic across multiple internet fast paths simultaneously, then unites them at the game

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Haste Multipath Ping Recap Graph

The distributed nature of the Internet is amazing in that it can work around congestion and outages. But for a gamer, the degradation that can come from an inconsistent Internet connection can be lethal. Haste defeats this problem by multipathing game traffic from your gaming PC to the game server, creating a fast and consistent network connection. You can now

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Haste Launches Partnership with Claro and Ericsson to Optimize the Network Connection for Gamers in Colombia

Atlanta, December 7, 2019.  Haste, the lag reduction service that leverages real-time network intelligence and patented routing technologies to achieve a fluid and reliable gaming experience, has partnered with Claro Colombia and Ericsson Edge Gravity to offer gaming acceleration to Claro Colombia subscribers. Haste is now available to more than two and a half million households via the Mi Claro

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Haste Now Supports Rainbow Six Siege

What does this mean? Haste routes game traffic on its proprietary high-performance network to the game’s servers, providing you with a faster, more stable connection to your games. This reduces network problems such as stuttering, disconnects, rubber banding and other issues associated with high ping, jitter and packet loss. Lag less and win more! How To Get Started Update your

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The Rise of Battle Royale

Battle Royale is a popular game mode these days. One title most gamers are familiar with, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), came from a series of mods in other games. Grabbing public attention by storm, PUBG is the first game to really capitalize on the last man standing mode. Recently, Fortnite came out with an addition to their shooter game that received

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