Sky TV or Sky Television is a popular British satellite television provider is considered as one of the leading satellite television companies in Europe. The Brits love watching Sky TV shows, but sometimes expats or those traveling abroad for vacation don’t have the privilege of watching their favorite TV shows from home due to certain geographical restrictions particularly, in countries like the U.S., Spain, France, etc. Thankfully, a recently approved EU law allows Sky TV to broadcast sports channels and enjoy other Sky TV channels while residing in a foreign country through Sky Go.
So if you’re a British expat or a holiday vacationer who wants to watch Sky Go TV channels through international streaming services, then we invite you to read further as we are going to share some information about how to watch Sky abroad in this entry.
Step 1: Avail Of A Sky Go Subscription
First and foremost, you must have a Sky Go subscription in order to watch TV shows and any videos on demand. Once you have availed of a subscription then you one step closer to accessing their rich library of TV programs, video contents, and watch sporting events live.
Step 2: Unlocking Access By Means Of VPN And/Or Sky Go Extra
Since Sky is a type of cable and broadband subscription in the U.K., it’s not available for other regions outside the country. Hence, one of the ways to access Sky Go is by using a VPN or virtual private network.
To do this:
- You need to sign up with a VPN provider that allows Sky Go to be unblocked. A VPN provider not only masks your personal IP address but it will also enable you to access online anonymously. And this will enable Sky Go to lift up the restrictions as it will assume that you are watching the TV programs in the U.K.
- Download and install the VPN provider in your PC or mobile device.
- Launch the VPN provider and sign up for an account.
- Choose a VPN server in the U.K.
- Refresh the page and clear the cookies so that your device will be connected through the new IP address assigned by the VPN provider.
- Enjoy and watch Sky abroad
On the other hand, there is another option for netizens to circumvent the geographical restriction and this is through Sky Go Extra. But one thing to remember is that you are not allowed to copy or distribute the contents in any form. Otherwise, your subscription will be blocked.
All in all, if you want to enjoy the small things in life and watch your favorite TV shows from the U.K., then these are the 2 easy steps you need to follow and watch Sky abroad today. Happy watching!