The Super Bowl is undoubtedly the biggest sporting event of the year and if like the billions of other people you want to tune in to watch Super Bowl 2017 then a VPN service is the way to go.
If you haven’t previously heard of a VPN then don’t worry, they’re incredibly easy to use and are simply a way of routing your internet connection via another location allowing you to unblock official Super Bowl LI streams from across the world. As an added bonus they also protect your online privacy in the process.
A VPN will help you watch the Super Bowl LI
So if you’re in a country that doesn’t show the Super Bowl free or you don’t have an expensive cable subscription read on because a VPN will unlock the Super Bowl LI and allow you to watch from anywhere in the world.
When is the Super Bowl LI 2017 shown
The Super Bowl LI will take place on 5th February 2017 at Houston’s NRG Stadium in the United States.
In the host city of Houston the kick off time is 6:30 pm which in the UK is 11:30 pm.
If you want to know the kick off time around the world in your location then there is a good article over at NJ.com that lists times around the world.
So now that you know when you should tune in to watch the Super Bowl 2017 you’ll need to know how you can use the VPN to watch it from your location. That’s easy, just read below where I’ll show you how.
Watch Super Bowl LI online with a VPN
No matter what country you’re in you can easily watch the Super Bowl LI online on BBC iPlayer using a VPN. Just follow the simple instructions below.
- Sign up for a VPN service from IPVanish. If you just want to watch the Super Bowl LI then a one month account will be enough.
- Download their software for your Windows PC or Mac from their website or visit the Google Play or Apple App Store and download their app if you want to watch on a mobile device.
- Install the software or app and log in when required.
- Select the United Kingdom and press Connect.
At the game start time go to the BBC iPlayer website and click Watch Live or on your mobile device launch the BBC iPlayer app.
Watch all the Super Bowl LI action
The Super Bowl is always a huge spectacle and the 2017 Super Bowl promises to be nothing less.
The Vince Lomardi trophy is up for grabs and will be taken home by either the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons.
Coverage is expected to last around 4 hours so if you’re east of the United States you might want to consider taking Monday off work or if you’re as far as Australia you might even have to watch while in work.
If you’re in the US then you can still watch using this method and best of all apart from the small cost of the VPN service watching on an official stream is completely free!
As well as getting access to the Super Bowl you’ll also be able to watch all the famous commercials this year and the halftime shows from Lady Gaga amongst others.
Patriots or Falcons?
So now you know how to watch the Super Bowl LI online from anywhere in the world using a VPN the only question left to ask is who will win, Patriots or Falcons?
The Patriots have a bit more of a history in the Super Bowl and won the big prize as recently as 2015 coming runners up in both 2012 and 2008.
The Falcons, on the other hand, have never taken part in the big game but being the less likely team may just give them an edge.
The Patriots most recent game against the Pittsburgh Steelers saw them take a comfortable win but equally the Falcons defeated the Green Bay Packers in an amazing game to take the NFC title.
We would love to hear your thoughts on who will win so post in the comments section who you’ll be cheering for.
Don’t forget you can watch the Super Bowl 2017 and follow all the live action by grabbing a VPN service.