Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

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Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

Postby erikaray » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:19 am

I am here in hometown Chile till new year. I live in UK the whole year. I don't know why but Sky Sports isn't working here. Any alternatives? How can I watch sports here? Any Chile-Specific channel that shows US, UK Sporting events.

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Re: Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

Postby michael louwe » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:12 pm

Please refer to this link as to why Sky Sports cannot be watched outside the UK ...

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Re: Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

Postby phd21 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:41 pm

Hi "erikaray",

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum !

It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run "inxi -Fxzd" and "lsusb" from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough information.

Can you provide a link(s) you are trying to view? Is this Sky Sports a free service, or a paid for one, and if so, do you have a subscription?

+1 for "michael louwe"'s link. "If you want to watch it outside these places, you will need a VPN or SmartDNS."

These links seemed to work for me without any VPN option from the USA


Watch Sky Sport for free

You might be able to use a browser VPN like "Hoxx" or"DotVPN", etc... You might also be able to use a "VPN proxy website" for UK or Ireland to access the Sky Sports channels as well.

TELEPORT - Browse with a British IP address web proxy

Hope this helps ...
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Re: Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

Postby Ryan_Stevens » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:19 am

Sky Sports is available in Chile. Which sports are you trying to watch? Hopefully, it is the broadcasting rights for that event due to which you are facing this issue. Anyhow if you want to use Sky Sports with any other region's IP, try to go with a VPN. Let me share you a brief example via an article I just googled for you. Here's how to watch Sky Sports from Anywhere. Hope it helps

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