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Enjoy a Match of the Day Stream from Anywhere

There is only one football TV show for me, and I’m using the word football in it’s European context. It is of course, the wonderful Match of the Day which for many British sports fans is an almost ubiquitous part of our childhood. It’s format has not changed that much since it first aired in […]

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Using a VPN to BBC from US

There was a time when your location was pretty much irrelevant when using the internet.  Whether you logged in through a modem from a Chicago library or a coffee shop in Paris, it didn’t really matter the internet was the same for us all.   However slowly over the years this has changed, and although […]

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How to Watch UK TV from USA

Unfortunately at the moment, there seems to be quite a few things wrong with the UK.  Political chaos, a falling currency and a crisis which threatens both the National Health and the welfare state.  However despite this gloom and doom, there’s one thing that Britain does exceptionally well – TV. It might sound trivial and […]

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Which VPN for UK TV ?

This used to be an incredibly easy question to answer, if you want to know which VPN service watch UK TV then it was literally any of them.  The only real requirement was that they had a UK based VPN server which was essential in order to allow you a UK IP address to access […]

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BBC iPlayer Detecting VPN – the Solution

About twelve months ago, for the very first time the BBC started to block access from people who were using various methods to watch BBC iPlayer from abroad. First they blocked access from simple proxies which is a relatively straight forward process.  This was pretty much expected, in fact it was more surprising that they’d […]

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BBC iPlayer USA Kodi

The Kodi application began it’s life as the XMBC platform and is designed as a simple, central solution for streaming digital content.    In the last few years it’s become amazingly popular for a variety of reasons however the main one is that it’s far more flexible than most streaming applications.  From it’s origins as […]

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How to Stream BBC in the USA

For many years people have been using proxy servers to stream the BBC in the USA.   The numbers are not certain but it is estimated that millions of people regularly watch the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 from all over the world using the internet.   Since it’s creation the BBC have restricted access […]

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BBC Blocking VPN Services

Although the BBC iPlayer is technically unavailable outside the UK millions of people have access by simply using a VPN or proxy to hide their real location.   This has been the case since the BBC first introduced iPlayer from the beta version in 2007, in fact they have always had thousands of users from outside the […]

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How to Watch ITV Player USA

We’ve seen on this site how easy it is to access the BBC from the US in this post – BBC Iplayer USA.  But what about other UK stations say like ITV Player in the USA? Well ITV is the UK’s biggest commercial station and has some great shows and dramas most of which it streams across the […]

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How to Watch Wimbledon Live Streaming from BBC

It’s started, the most eagerly awaited tennis tournament of the year, Wimbledon 2015 is here.   You can watch it on a few media stations online, but in my opinion there’s only one real option and that’s the BBC.   On their web site during the tournament there’s the majority of the matches streamed live […]

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