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|By John 54||09 Mar 2016 11:42 a.m. PST|
First time on these boards, be nice!
Ive moved across the pond, and now live in Kentucky, USA,
Is there a way I can view British TV?
I dont mind paying a subscription, and watching on my laptop.
Thanks in advance
|Andrew Preziosi ||09 Mar 2016 12:08 p.m. PST|
Egads! You've went from civilization to the Outer Rim of the Solar System…unless you're from Liverpool, then you should feel right at home.
IF you are lucky, your local PBS station should have at least some British programming on it, but again…luck is involved.
I think there are a few sub systems avail, Amazon and I think Acorn also specializes in British TV.
|Zyphyr||09 Mar 2016 12:24 p.m. PST|
|Terrement ||09 Mar 2016 12:36 p.m. PST|
BBC America is likely available on your local major cable network, as well as Direct TV and Dish Network.
There is also Hulu
and othes like Netflix
|RavenscraftCybernetics ||09 Mar 2016 2:55 p.m. PST|
|By John 54||09 Mar 2016 2:58 p.m. PST|
Sorry chaps, thanks for the information, but I dont think I was clear. I'm after something for my computer, so I can watch UK TV as if I'm still there.
Somebody mentioned somrthing like Tunnelbear, but I have no idea how that works, maybe some sort of IP mask, combined with a TV app that allows me to watch UK TV via the internet??? I have to confess ignorance in these matters
| Waco Joe ||09 Mar 2016 4:51 p.m. PST|
| etotheipi ||09 Mar 2016 4:54 p.m. PST|
BBC America has an online service
that allows you to watch most of what is on the Beeb, though maybe a day late.
I think Hulu also carries the lion's share of BBC shows after they air (i.e. "Catch up on your favourite BBC shows on Hulu …").
Also, if your cable has Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, and Fox Soccer (frequently together in a package with other sports channels), you will get all the football, footie, and AFL you can choke down.
|martinjpayne||10 Mar 2016 11:48 a.m. PST|