[SOLVED] BBC iPlayer only works in the UK. Sorry, it's due to rights issues

Luke Riley
[SOLVED] BBC iPlayer only works in the UK. Sorry, it's due to rights issues

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The BBC is currently only available to those who are inside the UK, it runs a check against your IP (internet address) and determines where you are in the world. If it finds out you are not in the UK, you will get the error:

"BBC iPlayer only works in the UK. Sorry, it's due to rights issues"

Reasons why you're getting the error

The BBCs internal IP lookup system will return this error, if you're failing to pass one of its checks:

How to fix the error

Firstly, you'll need to have legal access to the BBC's content and hold a TV license.

  1. You need to be using Google Chrome, download & install this internet browser.
  2. Install Beebs. (Or click the button below)
  3. Beebs will automatically refresh your browser & reroute your connection to the UK.

Beebs acts as UK proxy that is automatically implemented when accessing British sites, when you make a request to the BBC, Beebs will reroute it through our servers in London, no matter where you are in the world.

The Beebs service should never be used to bypass copyright regulations. Beebs does not promote, condone or endorse the use of the service for such purposes. For more details, please read the Beebs Terms of Service.

Want to watch British TV from anywhere?

Simply install the Beebs extension

Get Beebs for Chrome