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BBC I player

Post by thecolonel » Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:48 pm

How do I get this to work in Hua hin? Thanks

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Re: BBC I player

Post by buksida » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:15 pm

Looks like you need a VPN, more info here: viewtopic.php?f=32&t=35070
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Re: BBC I player

Post by HHTel » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:44 pm

VPN is fine but the law changed last year in the UK. I believe you now have to register to watch Iplayer progs. They share your profile with the TV Licensing Authority with the aim to catch people watching without a TV licence. Quite new and not seen any reports of the effectiveness of the system. They also announced that they've installed software that will recognise a VPN.

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Re: BBC I player

Post by Dannie Boy » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:54 pm

HHTel wrote:VPN is fine but the law changed last year in the UK. I believe you now have to register to watch Iplayer progs. They share your profile with the TV Licensing Authority with the aim to catch people watching without a TV licence. Quite new and not seen any reports of the effectiveness of the system. They also announced that they've installed software that will recognise a VPN.
Well I registered for a new VPN just a month ago and it works with the BBC iPlayer no problem - I had previously registered an account with the iPlayer- I can’t remember what information I had to provide, if it had included an address I would have used my brother in laws.


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Re: BBC I player

Post by MDMK » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:13 am

HHTel wrote:
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:44 pm
VPN is fine but the law changed last year in the UK. I believe you now have to register to watch Iplayer progs. They share your profile with the TV Licensing Authority with the aim to catch people watching without a TV licence. Quite new and not seen any reports of the effectiveness of the system. They also announced that they've installed software that will recognise a VPN.
well it's been effective for the BBC where I'm concerned, watched i-player via a VPN for years and for about the last 9 months it won't let me anymore (message says it can see I am trying to access from a vpn)

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