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Postby Tanuki » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:25 am

stiwi wrote:Free:
http://www.coolsport.tv

Paid (legal):
Al Jazeera Sport (US$135 / year) + SmartDNS or UnotellyDNS (US$50 / year) - plenty of matches, all EPL games with english commentary, major and non major leagues (except Bundesliga). iOS apps, AirPlay streaming to TV possible.

Paid (illegal):
http://www.ntv.mx (€15 / month) - they have 7 days free trial. Works pretty well. SD good quality stream.

http://futuboxhd.com (€8 / month) - many HD channels in different languages. You need at least 5Mbps connection to them. It has XBMC addon so you can easily watch all their channels on TV.

http://offsidestreams.com (£5 / month) - HD Streams but they have to sort out their server issues, they were basically down during last weekend's EPL.

http://sportsebooks.eu (£5 / month) - just another paid streaming website.

http://starstreams.tv - supposedly the best paid website this kind of. Almost impossible to get in though, rarely take new sign ups and if, only current members can recommend. I am not a member unfortunately.

Most streams including Al Jazeera are 20s behind live TV coverage. Only Futubox has something like 5s delay. If you don't mind the delay, Al Jazeera with SmartDNS or UnotellyDNS is best bet here.


OK so here I have My Republic internet with Teleport which is great, and I bought a one month sub to Al Jazeera Sport recently. Yet when trying to watch BPL games I still encounter the geoblock. So I grabbed a one month VPN with servers in Saudi and that does not resolve the issue. I took a look at several of the other streaming sites mentioned in this thread and nothing worked last night. It's getting frustrating enough that I'm considering SingTel TV (of course they have other good stuff besides just football that makes it useful). I looked around at Maige TV but didn't find any real reviews to tell if that works well or not.

Any suggestions of what I might try to enable streaming?

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Postby stiwi » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 2:38 pm

Tanuki wrote:OK so here I have My Republic internet with Teleport which is great, and I bought a one month sub to Al Jazeera Sport recently. Yet when trying to watch BPL games I still encounter the geoblock. So I grabbed a one month VPN with servers in Saudi and that does not resolve the issue. I took a look at several of the other streaming sites mentioned in this thread and nothing worked last night. It's getting frustrating enough that I'm considering SingTel TV (of course they have other good stuff besides just football that makes it useful). I looked around at Maige TV but didn't find any real reviews to tell if that works well or not.

Any suggestions of what I might try to enable streaming?

Cheers


Futubox and NTV work for me without any VPN, DNS etc. For Al Jazeera you might try SmartDNS from Overplay, open account and ask them for test period.

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Postby Tanuki » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 3:28 pm

stiwi wrote:Futubox and NTV work for me without any VPN, DNS etc. For Al Jazeera you might try SmartDNS from Overplay, open account and ask them for test period.

NTV looks pretty good but for the price I might as well call SingTel. I've tried Al Jazeera with 3 different SmartDNS systems now: Overplay, HideMyAss and Teleport, plus a direct VPN with HideMyAss and all of them gave me the geoblock problem. Sigh... :???:

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Postby stiwi » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 3:39 pm

Apparently AJS has shut down the most popular Geo unblocking services.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 7:02 pm

Try installing a separate browser, putting it into "private" mode or whatever, and then connecting through he VPN to S.A and see if it works. It's possible AJS is using other third party cookies (ad networks, facebook, google, etc) to further figure out your location.

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Postby Tanuki » Sun, 27 Oct 2013 8:06 pm

zzm9980 wrote:Try installing a separate browser, putting it into "private" mode or whatever, and then connecting through he VPN to S.A and see if it works. It's possible AJS is using other third party cookies (ad networks, facebook, google, etc) to further figure out your location.

Sounds like a plan. Got one match a little later today so I'll test that method out and let you know. Still, it makes it more of a hassle. Was hoping to use it on my Apple TV...

Had some time to fiddle with it. I tried Opera at first with no extensions. I kept getting booted out of my login until my account got locked. 30 minutes later with the account repaired (pretty good response from AJS techs!), I used Chrome incognito after clearing the entire cache. My VPN was to Jordan, one of the countries that AJS says is legal. Same old song getting geoblocked. I give up on AJS anymore. Bummer...

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Postby garethcj » Mon, 11 Nov 2013 1:40 am

My favorite Highlights page

http://footyroom.com/

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 11 Nov 2013 8:54 am

garethcj wrote:My favorite Highlights page

http://footyroom.com/


Hmm not bad, I like the site. I wish the highlights were in English (or at least had the option).

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Postby avaloni » Sat, 08 Feb 2014 6:56 am

+ 1 for http://www.wiziwig.tv/

Been using them for the last 2 years. If you are not comfortable with installing Acestream software on your computer, there are also lower quality flash websites there.

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Postby onegoal » Fri, 07 Mar 2014 9:12 pm

I use 365sportstv.
The match is always playing 6 to10minutes from Live timing.

They are offering a free 1 month trail for now.

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Postby spilksch » Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:02 pm

You can try www.livefootballol.com. I usually watch man utd matches only, and I always go for Bloodzeed's streams which are 2000kbps and very clear.Just that you'd need a fast connection for the stream to play smoothly.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:36 pm

I'll add one. If you're an American and/or know someone who lives in the US, chances are they have NBC Sports on their TV package. (Comcast, DirectTV, AT&T, etc). You can watch all of the EPL games free from their site with their login.

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Postby CaptainBullus » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:53 pm

I use this site, not much in HD but plenty of streaming sites
http://www.wiziwig.tv


This site is good for highlights and goals too...
http://www.goalsarena.org/en/video/engl ... ier-league

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Re: Preferred site for watching football online?

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:48 pm

jenjust wrote:In case anyone is interested I just got a tv box from xxx it gets all the uk, usa and canada sports channels. Every sport imaginable is live. I am now in sports lover heaven with it.


Yeh? And where are you located?


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