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Can you add iPlayer to Panasonic TX-L37DT30B

by Solanaman / February 5, 2014 1:39 AM PST

Hi All.
I live in Spain, have a Panasonic TX-L37DT30B which I love, but would like to add BBC iPlayer to it using Viera Connect. I would connect via a cable to my wi-fi router, which is configured to connect to iPlayer via a UK server. Is this possible?
Thanks and regards, Dave

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Clarification Request
Iplayer on viera in Spain
by Fljc / February 28, 2014 5:26 PM PST

Hi Dave,

I'm trying to do the same. I reset to shipping conditions to see whether I could select the country, but uk is not listed. The apps loaded do vary depending on the country selected, but with uk not an option, I have been unsuccessful. Did you get any further?

Thanks

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So far no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2014 1:41 AM PST

Well, not and follow the rules and laws. If they do offer it, it will show up and work but so far the BBC is fairly protective of its content and does restrict playback anywhere but where they want.
Bob

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This is a technical question, not about permission
by Solanaman / February 5, 2014 4:27 AM PST
In reply to: So far no.

Thanks for your reply, but I think you misunderstand, Bob. I can access iPlayer via my computer, I'm trying to find out if I can add the app to my TV. If my TV had been bought in the UK, the app would have been pre-loaded - because it was bought in Spain, it is not pre-loaded. Is there any way I can add Iplayer, e.g. by updating the software while connected to a UK server, or is what was pre-loaded in the factory fixed for life? Hope that's a bit clearer, I know its complicated. As regards rules and laws, the BBC are acting illegally under European Law by restricting access to their programs - but they will never admit that!
Dave

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What can be done is one thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2014 4:35 AM PST

What is allowed is another and you can take bet that Panasonic will not and can not help you do this. Why? because they want to continue to do business in those countries.

As to your BBC illegally statement, why not go after them?
Bb

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