Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
3626 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1702

Subscriber

  Reply # 1426282 11-Nov-2015 15:19
Send private message

I can no longer use ExpressVPN or IPVanish to watch BBC TV:

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




Sideface


884 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 1426294 11-Nov-2015 15:38
Send private message

Unotelly DNS and VPN still working fine, Have a lifetime getflix account but have not tested it yet.

 
 
 
 


51 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1426339 11-Nov-2015 16:12
Send private message

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.

606 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 121


  Reply # 1426341 11-Nov-2015 16:14
Send private message

afe66: Bring back the fee !

A.


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.....

1001 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102


  Reply # 1426343 11-Nov-2015 16:21
One person supports this post
Send private message

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

51 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1426345 11-Nov-2015 16:25
Send private message

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!  ;-)

1001 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 102


  Reply # 1426347 11-Nov-2015 16:28
2 people support this post
Send private message

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!

Webhead
1818 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 517

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1426352 11-Nov-2015 16:33
Send private message

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.




237 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Subscriber

  Reply # 1426903 12-Nov-2015 13:40
One person supports this post
Send private message

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.

237 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Subscriber

  Reply # 1426910 12-Nov-2015 13:47
Send private message

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.

51 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 1426961 12-Nov-2015 15:09
Send private message

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? ;-)

1262 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 605


  Reply # 1427139 12-Nov-2015 19:48
Send private message

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

237 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Subscriber

  Reply # 1427291 12-Nov-2015 23:13
Send private message

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

60 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1427361 13-Nov-2015 09:00
Send private message

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.

704 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 96

Subscriber

  Reply # 1427405 13-Nov-2015 10:14
Send private message

HTPC still okay.




PC: ASUS P8P67 Pro B3, intel i5, 8Gb RAM, 120Gb SSD, Win 10
HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.