Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) ?
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an increasingly popular form of proxy for security, to stay private on the net and to allow you have a UK IP address. A VPN is about creating a private network or tunnel over the public network "internet".
A VPN connection is an attractive option for people concerned about their security and privacy.
A VPN is also useful to users who are looking for a UK IP. By using our VPN hosting package you can get a UK IP on your machine or device, so it will be appear to rest of the world as if you are from UK.
What does a VPN connection give me?
- Get access to UK web-sites that offer TV and radio catch-up services and other media.
- Watch UK TV online whilst abroad.
- Provides a layer of security and privacy
- Prevents local Internet Service Provider from regulating your connection.
- Prevents harassment from people tracking you by your IP address.
- Safe/encrypted connection between your computer and the Internet.
- Access blocked sites and bypass proxy and content filters.
Do you offer a free trial?
No we don't - sorry. We will however provide a full refund if you have any issues with the service, or change your mind within the first month.
What protection do I have?
We only accept PayPal Subscriptions. This means that a) we never get involved with any of your personal information, credit card details or bank accounts and b) you are protected by PayPal, if you are in any way unhappy with the service and feel we are not responding, simply dispute the payment in PayPal. This immediately removes the payment from our account.
So exactly what can I access using your service?
More and more media is being made available on line every day:
My Expat Telly gives you a one stop directory of dozens of online TV websites.
How can I watch programmes on my TV rather than my PC?
It depends on which cables you require but pc/mac-tv-connect have all the solutions. A basic cable kit can be bought from TV Cables and once you're connected the quality of the picture is exactly like your TV at home.