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  # 1426282 11-Nov-2015 15:19
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I can no longer use ExpressVPN or IPVanish to watch BBC TV:

"BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only ..."




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  # 1426294 11-Nov-2015 15:38
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Unotelly DNS and VPN still working fine, Have a lifetime getflix account but have not tested it yet.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1426339 11-Nov-2015 16:12
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Sideface: I can no longer use ExpressVPN or IPVanish to watch BBC TV:

"BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only ..."


Same here with my ExpressVPN.

I'm reluctant to go for another subscription VPN, if the Beeb are working hard to close this option down.

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  # 1426341 11-Nov-2015 16:14
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afe66: Bring back the fee !

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With live sports (including rugby) on free to air TV again. Well I guess if we pay a fee then it isn't free to air anymore.....

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  # 1426343 11-Nov-2015 16:21
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I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids

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  # 1426345 11-Nov-2015 16:25
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langers1972: I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids


I'll give it a bash.

If only I could get Match of the Day through iPlayer/Unotelly, then things would be perfect!  ;-)

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  # 1426347 11-Nov-2015 16:28
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gjdavies75:
langers1972: I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids


I'll give it a bash.

If only I could get Match of the Day through iPlayer/Unotelly, then things would be perfect!  ;-)


You can I watched it last night!

 
 
 
 


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  # 1426352 11-Nov-2015 16:33
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langers1972: there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.


Dealing with rights for a global service these days seems like a worse job than herding cats. I am guessing Netflix has quite a few people dealing with that for their network, probably not something BBC wants to deal with.

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  # 1426903 12-Nov-2015 13:40
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gjdavies75:
langers1972: I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids


I'll give it a bash.

If only I could get Match of the Day through iPlayer/Unotelly, then things would be perfect!  ;-)


As already noted you can.  You can watch it live on BBC1 at around 11am to 12pm on Sunday (you need to check the schedule as it moves around a bit).  If you miss it you have to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for it to pop up on demand.  UK Sky TV would not let them put it on demand straight away.  Match of the Day 2 I believe is the same but that is Monday our time and again is on demand several days later.  I use Getflix but you shouldn't have any issues.

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  # 1426910 12-Nov-2015 13:47
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And since we are talking the BBC I forgot to mention if you want to watch a great satirical take on the BBC (made by themselves) then I can recommend W1A.  

Its in the vain of John Clarke's The Games and Twenty Twelve which took the mickey out of the organisers of the Sydney and London Olympics respectively.

It's on Netflix USA region.

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  # 1426961 12-Nov-2015 15:09
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Giggs:
gjdavies75:
langers1972: I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids


I'll give it a bash.

If only I could get Match of the Day through iPlayer/Unotelly, then things would be perfect!  ;-)


As already noted you can.  You can watch it live on BBC1 at around 11am to 12pm on Sunday (you need to check the schedule as it moves around a bit).  If you miss it you have to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for it to pop up on demand.  UK Sky TV would not let them put it on demand straight away.  Match of the Day 2 I believe is the same but that is Monday our time and again is on demand several days later.  I use Getflix but you shouldn't have any issues.


Many thanks @Giggs

I will definitely give either Unotelly or Getflix a try.
It will be nice to see MOTD (I like Premier League Pass, but there is a definite lack of a decent highlights programme on there)!

P.S. Is that your actual surname? Or a reference to Sir Ryan? ;-)

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  # 1427139 12-Nov-2015 19:48
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Having enjoyed iPlayer on a Samsung smart TV for a year or so, it has stopped working recently - menus and thumbnails load OK, but when trying to play any programme, I just get an error message.  Anyone else having this problem?  I'm using Unotelly, set on the TV network settings
It still works OK on a tablet and WDTV Live, and I have blocked Google DNS servers at the router

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  # 1427291 12-Nov-2015 23:13
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gjdavies75:
Giggs:
gjdavies75:
langers1972: I've always said I'll happily subscribe to iPlayer if it was possible, there was always supposed to be a global version but it never really took off for whatever reason.

We pretty much exclusively watch all the UK on demand offerings now through Unotelly as the local TV is awful, especially for kids


I'll give it a bash.

If only I could get Match of the Day through iPlayer/Unotelly, then things would be perfect!  ;-)


As already noted you can.  You can watch it live on BBC1 at around 11am to 12pm on Sunday (you need to check the schedule as it moves around a bit).  If you miss it you have to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for it to pop up on demand.  UK Sky TV would not let them put it on demand straight away.  Match of the Day 2 I believe is the same but that is Monday our time and again is on demand several days later.  I use Getflix but you shouldn't have any issues.


Many thanks @Giggs

I will definitely give either Unotelly or Getflix a try.
It will be nice to see MOTD (I like Premier League Pass, but there is a definite lack of a decent highlights programme on there)!

P.S. Is that your actual surname? Or a reference to Sir Ryan? ;-)


No it's a reference to Sir Ryan ☺

TV one has a highlights show on a Wednesday night about midnight which is worth checking out. They also have a live game on a Sunday morning for those without Premier league pass

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  # 1427361 13-Nov-2015 09:00
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shk292: Having enjoyed iPlayer on a Samsung smart TV for a year or so, it has stopped working recently - menus and thumbnails load OK, but when trying to play any programme, I just get an error message.  Anyone else having this problem?  I'm using Unotelly, set on the TV network settings
It still works OK on a tablet and WDTV Live, and I have blocked Google DNS servers at the router


I have the same issue on my Amazon FireTv, my friend's Samsung TV has also stopped working. Same symptoms as yourself.

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  # 1427405 13-Nov-2015 10:14
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HTPC still okay.




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