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help the homesick :) how can I watch British TV in Australia?


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Old 05-06-2013, 09:19 AM
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Question help the homesick :) how can I watch British TV in Australia?

while ago a number of expat friends told me about a system they were using to access UK TV on their laptops.... can't remember exactly..and can't contact them anymore. those using it felt it worked really well, but I haven't seen anybody here using it or even mentioning it.....

can someone please go through the steps I got to take and any trusted recommendations will be appreciated!

and maybe the techies can give us a run down on the pros & cons of it.... preferably in non-techie English?

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Old 05-06-2013, 11:27 AM
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Get foxtel cable with the uk channel?

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If you use a proxy server you can watch the shows that channels out online and then block you from watching if you are accessing from outside the country.

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Old 11-03-2013, 11:44 AM
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I used to use a Sling box in Sydney connected to my Sky box in London still plugged in, it worked OK, not a great picture and obviously can only keep it going if its connected in UK, a little tricky after a while.
I've gone down the VPN route past few weeks to see how it goes. I subscribed to the Pommy TV site. The BBC & ITV players seem to work well enough, Channel 4 was buffering for abit but the others worked fine. Ten bucks a month I think.
Do a Google search on the word POMMYTV


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use a VPN like uktvaccess dot com

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while ago a number of expat friends told me about a system they were using to access UK TV on their laptops.... can't remember exactly..and can't contact them anymore. those using it felt it worked really well, but I haven't seen anybody here using it or even mentioning it.....

can someone please go through the steps I got to take and any trusted recommendations will be appreciated!

and maybe the techies can give us a run down on the pros & cons of it.... preferably in non-techie English?

Cheers!
Hi I know which site your refering to I to forgot the name but I usef it in malta for years. Here it doesnt work at all. I would say unless you have sky or some tjjng simular its very hard. I miss my corrie and emmerdale. You could try going on YouTube they do have allot of english programmes available thats we're I go for s catch up.

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use a VPN like uktvaccess dot com
Thanks Bennie got set up this morning, and watching Eastenders now. all I need is me gran's hotpot and I am sorted


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Thanks also Bennie - uktvaccess is the dog's b%%%llks


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We got Foxtel for EastEnders so got UKTV, after 2 years we've only watched EastEnders twice but now hooked on Come Dine With Me UK - which we love!


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Old 12-15-2014, 07:47 PM
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The PommyTV site will allow BBC & ITV to play in Australia and other countries outside of the United Kingdom.


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