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Thursday, October 21, 2010

How to watch the BBC iPlayer from outside the U.K.

If you want to be able to watch the BBC or their nightly news without a 1 or 2 day delay, or without getting the watered down, censored for America version (BBC America), here's a tip to get you watching BBC iPlayer.

You'll need firefox to use this mod or a way to access proxies.

Step 1: Download Foxy Proxy for firefox. 
           Navigate here to get to foxy proxies page.
2.  Click on add new proxy.Name the Proxy and the click on the Proxy Details button.. Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button. Enter the following IP Address  Port: 80. Click OK.

3. Your proxy page should look like this now.
4. Select "Use proxy (whatever you named it) for all URLs" from the Mode button at the top left. You should now be able to go to and watch user content. 

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