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Iplayer downloads- do you need the Internet once they are downloaded?

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Oodsigma Tue 30-Apr-13 15:08:24

Am stuck in hospital and need entertainment! Don't want to pay for the bedside Tv plus its not near my bed to watch. Was wondering if I get dh to download programmes I could watch them on the laptop.

PhyllisDoris Tue 30-Apr-13 17:48:18

No, you don't need Internet once they're downloaded. They are on your device when you've downloaded them.

YoniBottsBumgina Tue 30-Apr-13 18:08:54

No, but you do need the player which is also a free download. He'd have to take the laptop somewhere which had wifi access and then download the iplayer player itself. I don't know if you have to download the programmes themself through this as well, though.

Oodsigma Tue 30-Apr-13 20:23:25

Dh dd1 could do this at home and bring it in <excited>

After 4 months stuck in the house I've too much I'm hooked on plus its the Masterchef final coming!

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