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Hulu in the UK is easy

Posted by on Saturday, 11 February, 2012

Watch Hulu in the UK – watch US programming now

Having a problem getting hulu UK? No worries. There are actually many services (VPN they are called) that make it extremely easy and affordable to get hulu UK without a lot of hassle. All it does take, however, is a little common sense and a basic understanding of the internet (and your computer).

Now, you don’t have to be a computer engineer to understand how to get hulu UK, but understanding what an IP address is and how to upload/download/install a program are useful bits of information to already know. However, a brief overview, so that you can get hulu UK sooner, is useful.

Get hulu in the UK

1.  Connect to a US-based VPN (editor’s note: we’ve tried a bunch and find StreamingVPN the best for pricing and speed)

2.  Surf over to www.hulu.com and start watching all your favorite shows and stream hulu in the UK.

First, a VPN (virtual private network) enables you to obtain hulu in the UK even if you are not residing within the US. The reason a VPN is necessary is because Netflix, Hulu and other content based services have a locator program that locates the IP (internet protocol address) for your computer. In other words, where in the world is the actual laptop or desktop located. If the computer is located outside of the US, then the normal IP address shows up and you are cut off from getting hulu UK. However, the VPN service masks the actual IP address of the computer and gives it a surrogate IP address from the US. Thus, the content is enabled so that you can enjoy sparkling content on hulu UK. Any country that does not strictly censor internet access (like China and other countries do) will allow the use of a VPN service without legal restrictions.

Determining to hulu UK is only part of the process. The next step is in choosing the VPN service wisely. A streaming VPN service is often the better choice because it can handle larger volumes of bandwidth and the shows stream seamlessly without ‘locking up’ or ‘freezing’ during transmittal.  Steer clear of those services offering ‘free’ VPN services as they are not worth the trouble, and in the end, most users of free VPN end up switching within the week to get the hulu UK experience they expected.

When you determine which VPN service you’d like, simply subscribe and they usually walk you through the installation process. Most installations take less than 30 minutes, depending on your connection speed. If you’ve ever installed a program on your computer, then this is no different and soon you will be able to watch hulu UK to your heart’s content.  This even works if you want to get hulu in New Zealand.

VPN services are extremely useful for those who like to have choices in their programming and don’t like to be confined by principalities or country’s borders.  Getting hulu UK is as simple as a quick determination of services, subscription, then uploading the program. After that hulu UK at will. Of course, make sure that the service you engage does not have restrictions on how long you stay on the service, or charge a switching fee (like if you switch between Hulu or Netflix for example).  Most find that the VPN services that help them get hulu UK are worth the slight monthly fee and is no more money than the cost of one good meal in a restaurant a month.