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Ultimate Geek


  # 1390068 19-Sep-2015 08:43
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ludez: Can i use itv on a desktop?


Yep I have mine setup on a desktop media/torrent/security camera pc. Playing on tv.

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  # 1390069 19-Sep-2015 08:48
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What do i need to use itv?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1390070 19-Sep-2015 08:59
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Lewk: Watching on Samsung TV. Using ITV on iPad through dns4me and mirrored to TV. Very good quality and no adverts in the first half.


Glad dns4me was working for you - worked for me yesterday, but not today! I run the custom host file via my router, and because Hola *did* work today, I am suspicious that ITV changed their routing within the last 24 hours.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1390071 19-Sep-2015 09:00
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A VPN or web dns masker and an ITV account. You only need to use a UK postcode so sign up(google an address).

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Wannabe Geek


  # 1390073 19-Sep-2015 09:03
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DeepBlueSky: Easy solution

Using
1.Google Chrome
2.DNS unblocked Unotelly Hola etc.
3.Chromecast

Connect to itv using Chrome then cast to your TV using the Chrome pluggin for Chromecast hit full screen, works a treat and it's easy.


This worked perfectly for me using Unotelly - took five minutes to set up, and looked like about 640p when casting to my TV from my iMac. Thanks DeepBlueSky!

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  # 1390074 19-Sep-2015 09:04
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ludez: Can i use itv on a desktop?

It's not working for me, but YMMV.

I'm using DNS4ME, and I CAN'T get the ITV LiveStream working on my desktop (OS X, both FireFox and Chrome); but the ITV app on my Android phone DOES work.

I assume that the DNS4ME side of things is working, but perhaps not entirely - maybe the ITV website is pulling content from a different server than the app; and DNS4ME haven't quite got the servers covered????

Dunno, really...

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Wannabe Geek


  # 1390083 19-Sep-2015 09:08
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I used Unotelly, and entered a London postcode: WC2E 9RZ when it asked for my region. I'm not using a VPN or anything, and I'm based in the States.

 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  # 1390101 19-Sep-2015 09:17
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It may the DNS Mask services that have the issue I used PureVPN which has a dedicated ITV server.

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  # 1390102 19-Sep-2015 09:20
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Globalmitch: I used Unotelly, and entered a London postcode: WC2E 9RZ when it asked for my region. I'm not using a VPN or anything, and I'm based in the States.
Yes, I was prompted for a postcode too; and then just get a "Oops - it looks like there is a problem" box in the middle of the page.  I've tried several UK postcodes (including your one!), but not working....

I'll probably flick DNS4ME a support question...  (or enable logging, try again, and THEN do the support thing, which is probably more useful...)

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Master Geek


  # 1390108 19-Sep-2015 09:43
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jamesrt:
Globalmitch: I used Unotelly, and entered a London postcode: WC2E 9RZ when it asked for my region. I'm not using a VPN or anything, and I'm based in the States.
Yes, I was prompted for a postcode too; and then just get a "Oops - it looks like there is a problem" box in the middle of the page.  I've tried several UK postcodes (including your one!), but not working....

I'll probably flick DNS4ME a support question...  (or enable logging, try again, and THEN do the support thing, which is probably more useful...)


im on DNS4Me and it seems to be working well. only read this thread so gonna see what the next game will be like 

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  # 1390112 19-Sep-2015 10:01
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Spark Fibre 100/20
Unotelly
iTV Channel
Macbook Air - Airplay
Apple Tv

Amazing - no problems   streamed without fault from opening to end. I'm impressed.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1390114 19-Sep-2015 10:06
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Seems to be a small issue with dns4me for some of us, at least on desktops. have sent a support request to them, and perhaps Jason is watching this thread!

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  # 1390122 19-Sep-2015 10:27
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Caught the very end of the game on ITV via Unotelly/iPad ITV app. Had to sit through several ads before the stream kicked in, but the stream seemed solid and very watchable quality. For a free solution (bar the minimal cost of Unotelly), it's awesome.




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Currently using: Modified 2008 Mac Pro, HP M6-1017TX Laptop, iPad Pro, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, AppleTV4.


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  # 1390134 19-Sep-2015 10:38
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DNS4ME (Jason) has replied to my support ticket:

I think they may have added some extra protection for the RWC, when the next game comes on I'll check it out.


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Uber Geek


  # 1390142 19-Sep-2015 10:56
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I didn't bother with streaming today, since the game was shown live on Freeview anyway.

Might give it a try for a game that isn't. 

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