3 Ways to Watch UK TV Online

One of the benefits technology has gifted us with, is the ability to watch TV on our PC, tablets or smart phones. If you own a laptop, phone or tablet, there is the added benefit of portability. Converting your PC into a TV can seem intimidating for ordinary people, with all the talk about TV tuners and graphics cards. In addition, hacking into premium paid channel signals is illegal and may bring the police knocking down your door. However, these three options will show you how to get TV on your computer, iDevices or laptop without breaking any laws or breaking a sweat.

Watch Live UK TV online without ”PC on TV” software or PC TV Cards

The quickest way to watch UK TV Online on your PC is to visit http://tvcatchup.com/ They offer over 40 Channels including BBC One, ITV2, Five, Dave, CBeebies & 4Music.

TV Catchup also have an app for the iPhone and iPad. Get it here.

You will need to register an account online and be based in the UK. This is completely free and allows your computer to watch live TV Online.

Watch UK On Demand TV

If you’re not concerned about live TV and are looking to watch your favourite shows online, its worth looking at BBC iPlayer, 4od, and ITV Player. Also if you’re a Sky customer you can sign up for Sky Go which includes live TV along with satellite channels. Again you need to be in the UK to Watch these and they all have Apps at the Apple App Store.

Watch TV Abroad From the UK

Now here is the tricky bit. Many UK based TV streaming services are locked to UK broadband/Fibre IP Addresses. However there is a way to watch all of the above from your second home or hotel. All you need is a UK broadband line and a VPN capable router to make a connection via your home internet.

Once configured you can sit back and relax, watching all of your favourite UK shows from anywhere in the world on your PC, iPhone or iPad!

Setting up a VPN is not that simple to do but many brands of router offer a support line, which should be able to talk you through the configuration. Or you could always call us :-)…

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