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Old 13th June 2012, 12:25 PM
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Of course it is possible to buy a sky contract, illegally, in italy but how good are the internet TV options splashed all over the web.
Anyone with any experience of them?
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I was so tempted to say... stay in the UK but I know having British tv does make life easier, I just love watching the soaps here in Cairo.
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Even I could watch soaps in Cairo, having spent time there and seeing Egyptian TV even Emmerdale is preferable

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We use VIPBOX for sports...WATCHSERIES for everything else...all British/American/Australian television.

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We use VIPBOX for sports...WATCHSERIES for everything else...all British/American/Australian television.
Thank you but what are VIPBOX and watch series?

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Hi Tony, I was wondering if you had found a solution to your question. I'm also curious to know if there is a reliable way to watch programs using the internet.
Thanks, Rina

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There are two good ways, one use a sling box if you have sky in uk or alternately buy a free view box in uk and a dish in Italy.

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Hi Tony, I was wondering if you had found a solution to your question. I'm also curious to know if there is a reliable way to watch programs using the internet.
Thanks, Rina
There are many ways to watch UK TV abroad, some free and some paid for. To watch freeview channels, I use Watch Streaming Movies and live TV in HD. Watch Football and Compare us to Hulu, Zattoo and TVCatchup. and connect my laptop to my tv. You can use a proxy like Expat shield, which will give you access to BBC Iplayer, ITV Player...etc. You can pay for a VPN (about 4 euros a month), which will also give you access to Iplayer..etc. Plus, if you have a friend in the UK with Sky TV, you could use their account details to watch Sky Go, but you must have a VPN to do this.

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I'm not in Italy, but to watch English TV I bought an Apple TV2 then jailbroke it (simple process) and now I can watch UK, US TV.

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I tried expat shield as was suggested, worked fine with free download from C Net but pop ups were very annoying. Maybe paying for ad free service is the answer or free view with dish. I'll keep you posted

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