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#136346 24-Nov-2013 08:53
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My global mode has been working perfectly for the last couple of months, however it appears since the last Roku (or Netflix app) upgrade that I cannot connect to the Netflix servers anymore. (error code nw-2-4 and nw-4-8) :-( 


Strange thing is that I can connect via my PC, but not tablet or Roku. Hulu still working fine on all devices...


I've decided to test using Unblock-US and appears everything and all devices work 100%... So it feels that Slingshot might need to update something at there end, but I just know it is going to be pretty darn hard to convince somebody to do so.


Anybody else experiencing this? 

My detials:
Roku 3
Netflix (Canada region)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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  #940046 25-Nov-2013 00:32
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Same here, after the netflix app update global mode stopped working for app based devices (PS3 and Roku3). I'm using unblock in the meantime..

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  #940336 25-Nov-2013 13:34
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Same here, although netflix still works on WDTV live. I brought a roku 3 back from the states last week. If I go through unblockus it works again, but is painfully slow, and causes reloads every 20-30 seconds.

This is ok on the WDTV I think because it has enough memory to pause and preload some of the stream, but I assume the roku suffers from lack of memory.

IMO, I would stay away from the roku as its only real use in NZ is streaming from plex locally. 

Netflix seems to be 'ok' through globalmode slingshot DNS on other devices - but I get really poor quality 288 SD through unblockus.

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