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If you live in the UK and love American TV shows or movies, you have probably at least heard of the streaming video platform called Hulu and wondered about how to watch Hulu in the UK on Mac or other devices. Then, you found out that it only works in the U.S. because it needs a U.S. IP address on the computer’s Internet connection to access Hulu’s services.

Bummer.

But, don’t despair. There is a way to watch Hulu in the UK on Mac or other devices through a virtual private network or VPN. This is still needed because, despite rumors that Hulu is going to make deals with other countries other than the U.S., it has yet to do so. Supposedly several years ago, Hulu was on the verge of an agreement with Ireland, but that never was finished, but it could be merely rumors since nothing else was seemingly accomplished on it.

So, if you want to watch Hulu in the UK on Mac or other devices, a VPN is going to be your only option.

What is a VPN?

A VPN is a service that changes your IP address to appear to be somewhere else, which would be where the VPN server is located. In this case, as long as you choose a VPN in the U.S. to sign up with, you can join up and then be able to watch Hulu in the UK on Mac or other devices. This is because the VPN will redirect all your data to their server in the U.S. and thus, you are seen by Hulu as being in the U.S. and can receive its programs.

These VPNs will also let you access other similar content such as Netflix, Pandora and other such sites normally restricted by IP address. They aren’t difficult to use and require no additional hardware or software, just a subscription to the VPN service for around $10 or so a month in most cases.

Hulu Gets UK Shows

One great thing for potential UK viewers is that Hulu recently got the permission needed to have UK shows on its network. They negotiated with the UK distributor DRG (Digital Rights Group) to be allowed to show programs such as Rude Tube, Peep Show, Underbelly, Queer As Folk and Green Wing along with a few others. Still, in order to watch Hulu in the UK on Mac or other devices you still need to do it through a VPN, however this is even more reason to do so. Not only will you get to watch American TV in The UK, but also the British shows you have grown to love as well.


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