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valary
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how do I watch online British TV?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:56 am

tried expatshield but it drives me nuts! ...couldn't figure out any other way to watch British TV online...keep missing my favourite shows! does anybody have an idea?
 
adina
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Re: how do I watch online British TV?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:45 am

UKTVAccess is good. i have been using it for around 2 years now…It will connect you to a server in UK and there is a very small fee like 3.99 quid monthly but at least you don't get the pop ups and adds that you get with the free proxies.
 
mastermesh
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Re: how do I watch online British TV?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:17 pm

not necessarily what you want... but Dr. Who is on Netflix streaming. ;)

Only other way that I've read about somewhere at some point in time is using bbc iplayer (not even sure they use that any more since I haven't looked at that site in eons)... I don't know if it still works or not, but some people that had to get there UK TV fix used proxies to watch the Iplayer all over the world, in much the same way that some of the threads around here in the forums are talking about how people are watching ustvnow in the US by proxying their way out of the US when they sign up, etc.
http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=46566&p=359897#p359897 -channel lists/tools
http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=63553&p=409506#p409506 -fta
http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=64096 -linear channels
 
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Re: how do I watch online British TV?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:01 pm

The BBC iPlayer was just added to the WD Live player, but it's only available to UK residents :(
 
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Re: how do I watch online British TV?

Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:38 am

BBC News streams live 24/7 on Roku, it's a private channel. The code to add the channel is BBCN.

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