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No BBC at all

Postby Unicorn » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:25 pm

From about yesterday I cannot access any BBC content, not on my laptop nor through NOWTV box. Even the radio is blocked.

I use smartydns and am in contact with them but they haven't done anything as yet.

Anyone else having this problem, or know of any solution?


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Re: No BBC at all

Postby Enrique » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:13 pm

Hi Unicorn,
Have you checked that the SmartyDNS DNS settings are still in your Router :?:

According to SmartyDNS site there are no issues currently.
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Re: No BBC at all

Postby poppy1 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:22 am

I, too, had a problem with SmartyDNS tonight, not just BBC....but all was back to normal again at around 9.15pm.

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby Unicorn » Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:21 pm

Hi

I can now get radio through NowTV box and TV on the laptop, but he BBC TV isn't working on via NowTV. It hasn't been from some time.

Do not know why that is.

I assume router is OK as ITV etc working OK through NowTV

Been trying to put VPN on laptop but without success.

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby Enrique » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:40 pm

Hi nearly Spanish Unicorn,

"Been trying to put VPN on laptop but without success."...........to get help on this you would need to give more details of the problem.......... :!:

Back to SmartyDNS
Have you put the SmartyDNS settings in the laptop Network configuration and Validated from your account ?

Don't assume the SmartyNS settings are in the Router........CHECK !!

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby gerryh » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:27 pm

If you think you have problems with using/ setting up, SmartyDns, then contact their helpdesk. They are very knowledgeable and helpful about using their product. They don't mind if you are a total thicko, they will talk you through what is necessary.
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Re: No BBC at all

Postby Unicorn » Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:27 am

Yup Gerry Smarty are always very helpful and I will get them to help with VPN when I get round to it.

My dns is fine.

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby Chunky Monky » Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:50 pm

I'm only using Phones and Tablet currently for UK TV viewing, I just set SmartyDNS to the VPN and use London2.

It works like a dream on BBC iPlayer, ITV hub, All4 and My5.

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby markwilding » Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:33 pm

I was getting problems with Smarty so I changed to my other DNS server which. SmartDNS , which is working perfectly.

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Re: No BBC at all

Postby fyfin » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:52 pm

I use a vpn Freedome which gives you a free trial. Cheap to buy on ebay e.g. I got 5 annual licences for £25.99 - works on android or laptop. I have no problems with BBC iPlayer , ITV hub etc and it's really easy to use.
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Re: No BBC at all

Postby El Cid » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:49 pm

Just use SmartDNSProxy. No problems with BBC at all.

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