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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Watch ITV in 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 […]

British TV Programmes Online

Most people when travelling or moving abroad, usually end up missing at least some things about home. For me, when I moved to the US I really missed British TV programmes despite having access to some great US stuff on my screens. The amount of adverts and breaks in shows though definitely takes some getting […]

How to Watch BBC Abroad Online

If you’ve ever tried to access BBC abroad such as from France or indeed anywhere outside the United Kingdom, you’ll have found that you will get blocked. You’ll probably get some sort of message like this – The reason, is that whenever you connect to the BBC iPlayer site, it checks your location by using your […]