Watch PBS outside USA

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and the most prominent nonprofit provider of educational television programming to public television stations in the United States. PBS has more than 350 member television stations, many owned by educational institutions, nonprofit groups both independent or affiliated with one particular local public school district or collegiate educational institution, or entities owned by or related to state government.

Unlike major commercial broadcast television networks in the United States, PBS is technically not a network, but rather a program distributor that provides television content and related services to its member stations. Each station is charged with the responsibility of programming local content such as news, interviews, cultural, and public affairs programs for their individual market or state that supplements content provided by PBS and other public television distributors.

The evening and primetime schedule on PBS features a diverse array of programming including fine arts (Great Performances); drama (MasterpieceDownton AbbeyAmerican Family: Journey of Dreams); science (NovaNature); history (American ExperienceAmerican MastersHistory DetectivesAntiques Roadshow); music (Austin City LimitsSoundstage); public affairs (FrontlinePBS NewsHourWashington Week, Nightly Business Report); independent films and documentaries (P.O.V.Independent Lens); home improvement (This Old House); and interviews (Amanpour & CompanyTavis SmileyThe Dick Cavett Show). PBS also broadcasts children's programming as part of the service's (and including content supplied by other distributors not programmed by the service, its member stations') morning and afternoon schedule. 

Much as entertaining and educational the service is, it has one serious disadvantage – it’s available in the US only so anyone trying to access PBS outside America (be it a holiday or business trip abroad), your IP will be detected as not coming from within the US and the stream will be blocked.

How to unblock PBS outside the US with Smart DNS

In order to avoid being detected, you need to make your IP look like coming from the US territory. Smart DNS does exactly this – it redirects the part of your Internet traffic which is responsible for revealing your location via a dedicated server and, without changing your original IP makes it possible for you to access PBS along with other geo-restricted services supported by Getflix.

First, you need to sign up for a 14-day free trial and register your IP in our service. Next, you have to configure your device for Smart DNS. The solution is available for many operating systems and the setup process is quite easy and quick. In case of any problems – contact us for assistance or go to our Knowledge Base to look for solution.

Alternatively, you may configure your home router. By doing so, all your home network-connected devices will have access to geo-located services of your choice. No extra software, no additional expenses. Just a few clicks of the mouse and you’re ready to stream PBS outside the US.

Watch PBS outside America with Smart VPN

Another way to access geo-restricted services like PBS is Smart VPN. This solution adds an extra layer of online security by redirecting your entire traffic through a dedicated, US-based server and encrypting it on the way. All your online activities are thus invisible and anonymous to anyone from the outside, your IP is changed and your data is protected. It is not only useful while accessing geo-restricted services but also when you need to use open, unprotected Wi-Fi spots which are available in areas like hotels or airports.

Become our regular subscriber and use smart VPN to protect all your passwords, access details to sensitive websites (like your banking app or business email) and unblock PBS from anywhere outside the US without worrying that your Internet connection will be compromised.

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