If you’ve been wondering how to watch British TV in Germany then you’re not alone. In this guide we’re going to show you the easiest way to watch British TV in Germany and you’ll be surprised at just how simple it is.
There are over 115,000 British expats in Germany and even if you’re not an expat you’re likely to be one of the many British people who travel to Germany for a short holiday or longer break.
Coupled with the large number of Germans who love British TV like the classic Mr Bean and that makes for a big audience who want to watch British TV.
If you’ve already tried the online services like BBC iPlayer or even tried to access your subscription services such as Sky Go in Germany then you’ll know they’re blocked.
Below we’ll show you how to unblock them. You’ll need a tool called a VPN, but we’ll explain all about that below.
How to watch British TV in Germany
The easiest way to watch British TV in Germany is to do so online via streaming services BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and more.
When you visit these sites in Germany they check your internet connection and when they see you’re in Germany they block you.
Follow the simple instructions below to find out how to unblock them using a VPN. Just so you know a VPN will cost you around £3-£6 per month depending on how long you sign up for.
Below is an example video we did using the VPN from IPVanish on a Windows PC but it also works on Mac, Android and Apple devices. There is even an Amazon app for the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick so if you’ve got one of them you can use it on that too.
As you can see it’s an extremely easy process. Once you’ve finished watching just disconnect from the VPN. You can reconnect anytime.
Alternative VPN Services
When we reviewed IPVanish we found them to be one of the fastest and offer the best service overall which is why we recommend them.
However, they are by no means the only VPN provider out there and if you’ve got time on your hands to search about then there are other choices.
Below are three other good providers who you may want to consider:
Christopher has been using the internet for over 20 years and has a keen interest in privacy & security with a particular passion for encouraging VPN use. When not delving into the online world he enjoys globe trotting, breaking a sweat in the gym and photography.