Not quite Linux related.
You might want to take a look at this (I do not use this service but heard
quite a few good things about it)
On Sun, July 15, 2012 3:43 pm, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Dear gurus,
>> I'm in a strange country (Italy) where the natives are friendly
> but the local TV is several orders of magnitude worse
> than Irish/British TV.
>> I have this really posh Samsung 6100 Smart TV (UE40ES6100P),
> which links to my router so I can (somewhat painfully)
> browse the web on the TV.
>> I read everywhere that people are accessing TV online.
> I'm sure many of you must have done that,
> and know the secret of this black art.
>> I'd be really grateful if you would extend your knowledge to me.
> Or if there is helpful information on or offline on the topic,
> that would be very useful.
>> My broadband speed is 7 Gbps download at best
> (maybe 400 Kbps upload).
> It seems to me that is probably too slow for online TV?
> So does it make more sense to download programs,
> if that is indeed possible?
>> I see a lot of people in the UK use a program get_iplayer,
> but the people who run this are very concerned about copyright,
> and the service is strictly limited to those in the UK.
>> I see there are a number of companies offering
> some kind of online TV for a relatively small monthly fee,
> which I would certainly be open to,
> so if anyone has recommendations there they would be very welcome.
>> I like to keep inside the law,
> but if I have to take a small step outside it
> I would be able to live with my conscience.
> Timothy Murphy
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