The good news is you can watch BBC iPlayer in Portugal if you are using a VPN service. By using a VPN on your device, you can change your geolocation and “virtually transport” your device to the UK, making the BBC iPlayer app believe that you are physically located in the United Kingdom.
Is it illegal to watch BBC iPlayer abroad?
No. BBC iPlayer is funded by the UK TV licence and its use is restricted to UK residents only. While you can’t watch TV programmes, here’s a list of services you can use if you live outside the UK: BBC Sounds.
Will a UK TV work in Portugal?
In Portugal, you can typically get many English channels along with free-to-view without any cost to you on Portuguese television channels. Digital television came to Portugal much later than the rest of Europe, with digital broadcasts starting in 2009.
Does Freeview work in Portugal?
Re: Freeview in Portugal
As there are no local transmitters broadcasting BBC and ITV, the answer is no. What you need is FREESAT, which requires a satellite dish.
Is a BBC account free?
What if I don’t have a BBC account? You can register a BBC account now. It’s quick, free and easy and means you can sign in across the BBC, add programmes for later, get personalised recommendations and pick up watching programmes where you left off across your devices.
How can I watch BBC live abroad?
With TVMucho, you can watch BBC One live abroad, plus 88 other UK channels (like BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 & Channel 5), on any device, without a VPN! Click the play button and start watching BBC One live abroad or sign up for TVMucho and get 1 hour free TV every day!
How can I watch BBC iPlayer outside UK for free?
Here is how to get BBC iPlayer outside UK in 3 short steps:
Step #1 Get ZoogVPN. Step #2 Install ZoogVPN app for your device where you would like to watch BBC iPlayer on. Step #3 Connect to London 2 or London 4, UK* VPN location from our VPN network and then visit bbc.co.uk/iplayer on your PC, Tablet or mobile.
Can you get fined for watching BBC iPlayer?
Can I be prosecuted for watching BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer without a TV Licence? Yes. The maximum penalty is a £1,000* fine plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to pay.
Is it illegal to use a VPN to watch BBC iPlayer?
No, it’s not illegal to use a VPN to watch BBC iPlayer. However, using a VPN is against BBC iPlayer’s Terms of Service. Even so, that doesn’t make it illegal. The worst that can happen is for BBC to suspend your account if you’re caught using a VPN.
How can I watch UK TV in Portugal?
Here are different ways to watch British TV from Portugal:
- 1Satellite TV.
- 2Sky Go Abroad.
- 3FilmOn TV.
- 4Use a VPN.
How much is sky in Portugal?
Sky Go Abroad subscription will give access to Sky and Freesat channels from only £10 per month on up to 2 mobile devices in Portugal and anywhere else in the World.
Can I get Freesat in Portugal?
Yes, Freesat does work here in Portugal without any special equipment. All you need is a suitably sized satellite dish – usually around 1.4 meters – and plug it in.