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Watch iPlayer with a VPN in 3 steps
Sign up for ExpressVPN and get set up on your computer, smart TV, phone, tablet, streaming device, or router.
Connect to one of our UK VPN server locations, optimized for speed.
Watch TV shows and movies on BBC iPlayer while ExpressVPN runs in the background.
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FAQ: How to watch BBC iPlayer on a VPN
Does ExpressVPN work with BBC iPlayer?
On what devices can I watch BBC iPlayer with ExpressVPN?
BBC iPlayer is available on a wide range of devices, including:
Smartphones and tablets, including iOS and Android
Computers, including Mac, Windows, and Linux
Smart TVs and TV box systems, including Apple TV, Android TV, and Fire TV Stick
Game consoles, including PlayStation and Xbox
ExpressVPN has easy-to-use apps for many of these devices and covers five devices simultaneously. But even if your device cannot install ExpressVPN directly, you can still enjoy full VPN benefits by connecting it to a router running ExpressVPN.
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Will a VPN slow down my BBC streams?
All VPNs add a layer of encryption, which can potentially slow your connection, but ExpressVPN consistently ranks as one of the fastest VPNs around, so you probably won’t notice a difference. Our network of servers is constantly optimized to give you the best streaming experience.
In fact, if your ISP throttles video-streaming services, then using a VPN to watch BBC iPlayer might actually make your connection faster.
What else can I do with ExpressVPN?
ExpressVPN helps you enjoy secure and private access to services worldwide. You can use it to bypass censorship in some countries that block access to sites like YouTube, Google, and Twitter. You can also use it to help improve your gaming experience, or to stream services securely, like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video.
Why does BBC iPlayer not work with VPN?
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