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Author Topic: Channel 4 on demand - says the PC is located outside the UK  (Read 3685 times)


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Channel 4 on demand - says the PC is located outside the UK
« on: October 16, 2010, 02:00:47 PM »

My nephew just told me that he can't use "Channel 4 on demand" any more
Its telling him he's located outside the UK. He's not - he's in Kent, with Pipex as his ISP.
He claims it all worked OK some weeks ago. And BBC iPlayer is working fine. identifies him as in the UK.

whois shows his address being in a block registered to Tiscali UK.
inetnum: -
netname:        DSL-TISCALI-UK            
descr:          Tiscali UK Ltd            
descr:          Milton Keynes              
descr:          Dynamic DSL

Is it a Pipex problem or a Channel 4 problem?
Seems odd that BBC iPlayer is happy, but Channel 4 isn't.

I had a similar problem that BBC iPlayer thought I was outside the UK when I went onto LLU
with a static address. My ISP, ADSL24, got it sorted within a couple of days.

« Last Edit: October 16, 2010, 02:13:17 PM by geep »


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Re: Channel 4 on demand - says the PC is located outside the UK
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010, 02:07:10 PM »

Hi geep,

I had a similar problem a couple of weeks ago when using the BBC iPlayer. I eventually got it to work OK, but I'm not really sure what caused the problem. I also am resident in the UK, using Plusnet.

Go figure !!!

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