Also, please keep in mind that when you’re connected to Betternet or any VPN service, data going in and out of your device travels through the VPN servers first before reaching their target. That's how internet anonymity is achieved and why it's normal to experience speed reduction from 30%-50% when using any VPN service.
Below is a sample of speed test results that show the difference between the Free Client and the Premium Client. We are only able to show speed tests for United States Virtual Location as Free Edition of Hotspot Shield does not provide any other Virtual Locations.
Betternet Free Client:
Betternet Premium Client: