Watch UK TV abroad

Watch UK TV abroad
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Watch UK TV Abroad
Would you like to watch UK TV abroad from anywhere in the world ?
Five years ago, we supplied our first VPN connection to one of our existing clients and soon after this, we decided to expand our UK TV abroad VPN service on to the World Wide Web.
We hope that you like the new web site.
In the early days of online TV (BBC iPlayer and ITV Player) demand was so great (compared to supply) that we didn't need a flashy web site. The majority of our customers came from recommendation. We benefited from entering the market early, supplied a good service and new business took care of itself. In the last couple of years inevitably, things have moved on and so we felt that it was time to give our web site a facelift.
Customers are looking for a better viewing experience.
Our core business (supplying UK VPN connections to British Expatriates to enable them to watch UK TV abroad) has not changed, but we have diversified a little and added some new products (an example of this is the product advertised at the top of this page) which we have introduced to meet the growing demand from our customers for an independent TV set top box.
Set Top Box for UK TV
When we first introduced the set top box for UK TV, the initial reaction from our customers was luke warm, but over the last 14 months, an ever increasing amount of our customers have moved over to the new system and we receive new enquiries every day from customers who no longer want to connect their laptop to the TV with a VGA and audio cable and struggle with a mouse or mousepad. Nowadays, customers prefer to use a smaller, better, quieter, cheaper device and our set top box for UK TV ticks all these boxes.
BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and other similar online TV services
Before we get into the ins and outs of our set top box which by the way, doesn't need a VPN connection to watch live UK TV or to use the Movies and TV on Demand services, let's supply some information to the potential customers who may just be looking for a reliable VPN connection to use with their existing set up.
BBC iPlayer
Most UK residents are familiar with the BBC iplayer web site which allows TV License payers to watch UK TV and catch up TV at any time of day or, night. They are able to watch the programmes that they want to watch, when they want to watch them !
What many people don't realise however, is that subject to them paying the normal UK TV license fee, they can also watch BBC programmes LIVE on the BBC iPlayer web site at the same time that they are transmitted in the UK, and download BBC programmes on to their computers to watch later.
At some time or another, British people staying abroad in their holiday homes have all tried to log on to the BBC's web site in the hope of being able to watch UK TV abroad - their favourite news programme maybe or, the latest episode of their favourite soap - Eastenders or, Strictly Come Dancing perhaps. Unfortunately, they can't watch UK TV abroad because viewing is restricted - blocked ! The BBC is obliged to restrict viewing of its content to people with computers that are physically located in the UK. They do this by checking the IP address of any device that tries to access their content and they only allow computers with UK IP addresses to gain access so, if you are outside the UK, you can't watch UK TV abroad.
The BBC funds the BBC iPlayer service from the TV license fees that British residents pay which entitles us to watch TV in the UK but, even UK TV license payers cannot use the BBC iPlayer service from their holiday home or, whilst travelling abroad on holiday or, on a business trip.
If you are temporarily staying or living abroad, your foreign internet service provider has allocated your computer a foreign IP address which is registered to a country which is outside the UK and as a result, you will not be able to watch UK TV abroad, but just to be sure, why not give it a try..... BBC iPlayer .....when you try to play a programme, the message that you will see is: "Currently BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only" When using a foreign IP address, access to BBC iPlayer is blocked...
Our UK VPN Servers
Connecting to any one of the 8 virtual private network (VPN) servers that we have in the UK gets around this problem and enables you to use BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and other similar web sites because when you connect, it doesn't matter where you are in the world, your computer 'appears' to be physically located in the UK and the BBC and ITV's geographical restrictions therefore, do not apply.
Live TV from the BBC iPlayer and ITV Player websites runs on as little as 800kbps of internet bandwidth and therefore, in theory, a good, constant 1Mbps internet connection is all that you require to be able to watch UK TV abroad however, we recommend that you should have at least a minimum 2Mbps internet connection which should provide at least 1Mbps of internet bandwidth, even at times when the internet is busy and running slower than usual.
Do you need to be a computer genius to connect to our VPN server ?
No! It takes 5 minutes to set your computer up and 30 seconds to connect to our server. In any event, we provide step by step instructions that explain exactly what you have to do and, if you do experience a problem we also provide a UK telephone number for 'real person' technical support from 6am - 6pm (UK time)
Need to speak to someone ?
If you would like to clarify something or, to ask a question, and we are online, you can use the instant chat system in the bottom right hand corner of this page. Alternatively, you can use the form lower down the page to post a message or, just telephone: (0044) 845 869 4372 (6am - 6pm UK Time)
noel hewson January 08, 2014 - 04:58 pm
hi
currently using an IPTV box from another company but not great, it has 7 day PVR also
but customer support poor & lots of buffering & downloading problems.
we have the highest internet speed that our current ISP can give, but really get 3-8 mpbs, somedays up and down but not lower than 3, the current box is more trouble than it is worth.
can you suggest that yours will be better, aslo we have an old style panasonic vierra 50 inch tv which does not have HDMI only scart or VGS????
thanks
noel
Tony May February 08, 2014 - 06:36 pm
Can you tell me how to get the programmes downloaded in HD, please? Tony
Ralph Chambers February 08, 2014 - 10:50 pm
Does your box connect wirelessly to the router or do you have to use the ethernet cable?
Thanks
Paul February 09, 2014 - 08:14 am
There is the option to watch live TV in higher definition which requires a minimum 4Mbps internet connection. The higher definition service costs €14.95 per month.

The standard definition service is free and only requires a 1.2Mbps internet connection.

Yes, the set top box has wireless functionality too

These messages are all answered by email too.
Ken February 09, 2014 - 12:55 pm
Paul,
Where are you based. Ken
Ralph Chambers February 09, 2014 - 01:07 pm
I'm still not too clear about VPN and whether or not it is needed with the TV Box. Is VPN built into the box?
Thanks
Neil February 11, 2014 - 09:17 pm
I have a smart TV and wireless network at home. As the box is connected to the router via ethernet can my TV,tablets, iphones, computers etc. connect to it wirelessley.
Ian Cutler February 14, 2014 - 11:12 pm
We ordered a box and we were told that we would soon be sent an email on how to pay. Nothing heard. Phone number defunct so cannot talk to you. Do not want to recorder as don't want 2 boxes. Please advise.
Paul February 15, 2014 - 04:09 am
These messages are regularly cleared as they are answered by email.

Hi Ian,

Please check your spam folder. We replied to you five days ago. I have forwarded the email to you, but I am posting this here in case the email goes into your spam folder again.

Paul
Marshall February 21, 2014 - 02:26 pm
Do I only buy the set top box for £119 (NOT HD) and it I neaver have to pay a bill
Marshall February 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
What channels do I get I need a full list
jan melhuish March 06, 2014 - 03:38 pm
Can I use your £5/month VPN service for UK TV in Spain on my Raspberry Pi with an XBMC Media Centre which has a connection for Openvpn or PPTP?
dan mason April 05, 2014 - 04:21 pm
Dear Sir,
I live in Germany. I have high-speed internet access in Germany.
Can I use your tv box to watch UK TVs?
Do I need to pay you or some other company monthly fee?

thanks for your adivce in advance.
Kind regards
Dan
Kevin goodwin April 09, 2014 - 12:18 pm
I am in the south of France.
Can you connect TV box to internet via wifi, or does it have to be wired.
I assume I can still use sky box to access sky broadcasts.
I did not know power of my internet but I can receive UK tv via tunnel bear to my iPad without buffeting.
Are boxes available quickly as I smile returning to UK next week for 3 days so could arrange delivery to my UK address and bring it back to France
Regards, Kevin.
Tom May 09, 2014 - 06:05 pm
Hi
From Spain
I have Sky - not HD though
Does your vpn box only allow viewing on the computer monitor or will/can it be streamed to a TV via cable. Do I need to have a full HD Sky box to get catch up?
Thanks
jmclauchlan August 12, 2014 - 06:22 pm
Living in Bermuda. How can I get u.k t.v. and Sky sports on my television set
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