BBC Global iPlayer Shutting Down – Watch BBC iPlayer Outside UK with PureVPN

BBC Global iPlayer Shutting Down – Watch BBC iPlayer Outside UK with PureVPN

It was reported earlier that BBC Global iPlayer will permanently close its streaming doors for its subscribers anywhere between May 26 and June 26, 2015. Here's what the official site declares:


Since the former has already passed, and with only a few days remaining for June 26 to arrive, we thought why not clean up the gloom with a broom and announce some much needed good news for streaming fans.

Yes we agree, the closure of BBC Global iPlayer is a huge setback, and we can all mourn for its demise, OR we can pay a tribute to it by accessing BBC iPlayer UK. But wait.. BBC iPlayer UK is only available in UK territories.



How to Watch BBC iPlayer outside UK with PureVPN SmartDNS?

First of all, you will need a working PureVPN account coupled with SmartDNS to access BBC iPlayer outside the UK. Get PureVPN’s SmartDNS from the following link:


Now, follow these steps to setup SmartDNS on your device for smooth streaming from BBC iPlayer UK:

To use configure SmartDNS on other devices, visit these links containing detailed instructions: SmartDNS on Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Router.

Once you are done setting up PureVPN’s SmartDNS, all you have to do is to visit BBC iPlayer UK to start enjoying unlimited streaming!


Why Should You Watch BBC iPlayer UK from Outside the UK?


Quality Entertainment

Where else would you get to watch quality entertainment programs besides BBC iPlayer? The answer is “nowhere”! BBC iPlayer UK is to the UK what Netflix is to the US. There is just no alternate to them.

Plus, the programs on BBC iPlayer are all ultra-high quality. With BBC iPlayer for UK, you can access BBC one, two, three four, CBBC, Cbeebies, BBC News, Parliament, Alba, and S4C, all in one!

Content that Has Something for Everyone!

With such a vast array of channels at the tips of your fingertips, it’s no wonder then that BBC iPlayer is one of the most watched streaming channels in not only UK, but in other countries of the world too. Besides being a favorite of UK expats, the viewership of BBC iPlayer UK includes people from almost every country in the world.

So, if you are outside the UK, and want to watch the best programming from the UK, then BBC iPlayer UK is your best bet. And for accessing it outside the UK, PureVPN’s SmartDNS is your best option.  


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