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BBC iplayer in ireland?

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Game0fScones Thu 08-Sep-16 18:06:33

Hi any way to watch things on this from Ireland? Must be simple and non techie!
Thanks.

reddotmum Thu 08-Sep-16 18:10:08

Yup. Get a VPN (google it) it will trick ur device in to thinking ur in GB

Game0fScones Thu 08-Sep-16 18:17:11

Thanks Reddotmum but looks like this involves a monthly fee? Not sure I want to watch that much...

TimTamTerrier Thu 08-Sep-16 18:24:14

I pay an annual fee for a VPN, I think it was about $60. I mostly use it to watch Strictly. You are supposed to have a tv license to watch it, which I do, but they didn't ask for a license number just a 'Yes' box to tick.

Game0fScones Thu 08-Sep-16 19:11:31

Thanks TimTam will take a look.

reddotmum Thu 08-Sep-16 19:16:25

Shop around buddy. Some are very reasonable. I use my hubs. He has his for work.

barkingfly Thu 08-Sep-16 20:30:47

I highly recommend Tunnelbear-50 USD a year

Curragh Thu 08-Sep-16 20:32:31

Identity cloak (google it) apparently will do this. Disclaimer: I have never actually used it but am assured by my young geeky colleague that it is easy!

Game0fScones Thu 08-Sep-16 20:41:13

Thanks everyone I'll have a look at these.

DramaAlpaca Thu 08-Sep-16 21:27:51

I use Hola, it's free and works fine.

winewinewhine Thu 08-Sep-16 21:40:41

Interesting article about Hola

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2928340/ultra-popular-hola-vpn-extension-sold-your-bandwidth-for-use-in-a-botnet-attack.html

TimTamTerrier Thu 08-Sep-16 22:27:46

The one that I use is Pure VPN. It was easy to set up and I can use my account on five devices at a time (possibly six, I can't remember).

Game0fScones Fri 09-Sep-16 12:58:11

Oh I don't know confused. It all seems very complicated. I might stick to live TV and Netflix. Thanks for all the suggestions though.

TimTamTerrier Fri 09-Sep-16 13:02:18

TBH if it weren't for Strictly I probably wouldn't bother. But last year the world cup was on so I couldn't watch it live on TV and my H kept 'accidentally' cancelling the recording (managed to record the football just fine every time though).

AmberGreyson Sat 15-Oct-16 12:15:54

With a VPN service on your side, you can enjoy BBC iPlayer from anywhere in the world and have full access to all content available on this channel. Read this article myipservices.com/blog/best-vpn-bbc-iplayer . There you will find the needed info.

hollyisalovelyname Thu 03-Nov-16 12:43:57

What is a VPN please ?
My Virgin/UPC recorder didn't record The Missing for me last night. sad as I've seen the first three episodes.

hollyisalovelyname Thu 03-Nov-16 18:29:40

Anybody???
Please.

Chickpearocker Thu 03-Nov-16 18:32:13

Oh yes how can we get itv player in Ireland ?

magicstar1 Thu 03-Nov-16 18:40:16

I have Surfeasy VPN. It's about €25 per year. When I switch to UK I can use BBC iPlayer and ITV player too

hollyisalovelyname Thu 03-Nov-16 19:06:15

Thank you Magic

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