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Topic # 152242 21-Sep-2014 11:40
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Hi All,

I currently use Hola to access Netflix using Vodafone broadband but in the last week have been having issues getting the site to load (or having it load very slowly) / getting content to start playing.

Anyone else having any issues with that combo (Vodafone / Hola) or able to suggest things to check / try to remedy the issue.

Its getting to be a bit frustrating :(

Thanks

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  Reply # 1133087 21-Sep-2014 12:20
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You could always sign up for a free trail with another service (unblock-us, getflix etc) to see if its related to your connection/provider rather than hola?

Am using a different setup so can't comment on vodafone/hola specifically.

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  Reply # 1133158 21-Sep-2014 16:05
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Always found Hola quite iffy - sometimes worked sometimes not.
It was never really reliable for my use.

Unotelly has been great - would suggest you try that out - It unlocks all sorts of sites everywhere. 




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  Reply # 1136809 24-Sep-2014 18:12
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I Just liked Hola as it was free and browser based.  Easy as to switch region etc.

It appears to be a Vodafone + Hola issue as Hola works fine at my GFs.  Another service works fine here. 

Must be Vodafone blocking usage.


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  Reply # 1136813 24-Sep-2014 18:18
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AlexandersEnd:Must be Vodafone blocking usage.


definitely not that



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  Reply # 1138393 26-Sep-2014 17:11
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Well, still doesn't work with my Vodafone adsl but working at GFs with another provider. So must assume Hola is fine.

 

Alternate still works here so not sure what to think. So must assume in general fine.

Vfone + Hola ?

Just want to fix it because hola is so easy.

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  Reply # 1138399 26-Sep-2014 17:42
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AlexandersEnd: Well, still doesn't work with my Vodafone adsl but working at GFs with another provider. So must assume Hola is fine. Alternate still works here so not sure what to think. So must assume in general fine.

Vfone + Hola ?

Just want to fix it because hola is so easy.


Hola works fine for me on Voda.




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  Reply # 1138432 26-Sep-2014 19:06
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AlexandersEnd: I Just liked Hola as it was free and browser based.  Easy as to switch region etc.

It appears to be a Vodafone + Hola issue as Hola works fine at my GFs.  Another service works fine here. 

Must be Vodafone blocking usage.




I have that problem with my laptop (primary internet surfing thing) and could never get Hola to work in any browser, but it is full of a lot of crap,
my HTPC which is bare bones setup (windows firewall and security and not much crap installed) works with Hola just fine. laptop also has problem with youtube and having to refresh to get it to play (which I thought was Vodafone at first), but HTPC, Android box and smart phone play you tube fine.

So Hola on VF cable works fine, also when you try at GF's place is it the same PC (Laptop) as you try at home??




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  Reply # 1146275 3-Oct-2014 08:38
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Nah it is a different computer.  Guess it is the computer then?

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  Reply # 1146303 3-Oct-2014 09:26
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i have same problems using Hola and Snap, but i have found it's not Snap because it only has problems on my desktop not any of my laptops in other rooms. Chrome seems to have the most problems connecting and have switched to Firefox which seems to work better.  it seems to have got worse since they went to Free and pay Hola apps. the cynic in me says that Hola have made the free one lest reliable to get people to switch, as i say, thats just the cynic in me talking.

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  Reply # 1160172 22-Oct-2014 17:44
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Am I right in assuming one always needs to have a laptop or PC running to access Netflix?  I find that I cannot watch Netflix unless I start my laptop or PC and run Unohelper to reset my IP address. When I started with Unotelly I could go a few days before my IP would be reset. Getting a static IP is prohibitively expensive. Some days my IP address gets reset several times an hour.

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  Reply # 1160199 22-Oct-2014 17:58
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PeterPinarello: Am I right in assuming one always needs to have a laptop or PC running to access Netflix?  I find that I cannot watch Netflix unless I start my laptop or PC and run Unohelper to reset my IP address. When I started with Unotelly I could go a few days before my IP would be reset. Getting a static IP is prohibitively expensive. Some days my IP address gets reset several times an hour.


maybe you need to look into why your connection drops so often.


Ild suspect installing a master filter, and possibly switching modems will leave you with a far more manageable experience. 




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