Watch UKTV outside UK
Yes, you can unblock and watch UKTV outside the UK with Getflix Smart DNS & Smart VPN networks. Get started free here.
UKTV Media Limited, simply known as UKTV, is a British multi-channel broadcaster, wholly owned by BBC Studios, one of the United Kingdom's largest television companies.
UKTV's channels are available via a digital satellite or cable subscription in the UK and Ireland and its digital-only on demand service version, UKTV Play is available on iOS, Android and Amazon devices, PC, TVs and Set Top boxes with YouView, Virgin Media and Freesat and numerous streaming devices (Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast or Now TV).
The interactive service features content from the channels Dave, Yesterday and Drama. Most programmes on the channels are repeat broadcasts of productions from the BBC archives, although the entertainment channels also feature some programmes produced by other companies and UKTV have commissioned a small number of programmes.
The service offers a wide library of TV shows like A Place to Call Home, An Inspector Calls, Africa, Les Misérables, Death in Paradise, Taskmaster and many more. The shows are broken into several categories including Comedy, Drama, Entertainment, Documentaries and Soaps.
The service is only available in the UK and Ireland so if you would like to watch your favorite BBC-produces shows on the go, you have to do something to circumvent geo-location while staying outside the UK. Whether it’s holiday, business or temporary stay abroad, your IP will get detected as coming from outside the UK and your access to UKTV content will be blocked.
How to watch UKTV outside the UK using Smart DNS
First, sign up with Getflix for a 14-day free trial to test our services. Next, you need to set up your device to work with our Smart DNS and after updating your IP in our system, you are ready to access not only UKTV but also many geo-restricted websites available with Getflix.
If you would like to access UKTV on all your home network-connected devices, you can do it by configuring your home router.
Our solution reroutes part of the Internet traffic responsible for revealing your location via our UK-based server, which makes your IP appear as if coming from within the UK territory. Although the technology is quite sophisticated, the setup itself is actually quite simple and does not require any special skills or extra expenses on software or hardware. If you encounter any problems configuring your devices, please go to our support Knowledge Base section or contact us for help.
Stream UKTV content outside UK with Smart VPN
UKTV and many other geo-restricted services may also be made available with Smart VPN technology which combines the speed Smart DNS solution with online security of VPN (which is a private, virtual tunnel going directly to a specific server which hides your IP and all your online activities behind heavy encryption from anyone trying to compromise your connection.
Smart VPN is a great tool for all travelers who need to use their Internet connection to access their banking app or send a sensitive email over unprotected public network freely available in such areas as hotels, airports or shopping malls.
Whichever solution you decide to use, join Getflix and be sure that both Smart DNS and Smart VPN will do their job in unblocking geo-located services and help you access UKTV along with many other channels. Try us for free and find out yourselves.