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How you can watch US Netflix from a completely different country

By on June 29, 2019

Have you ever twiddled your thumbs in anguish when you’ve been bored? Home entertainment comes in all shapes and sizes but one of the most popular activities is to watch TV in the front room. Whether you’re at home or away, time spent in front of the TV is fairly common but you can’t always watch the shows you want.

Down to a lack of TV channels available or there’s just nothing on that you want to watch, having a lack of interesting shows to watch has an easy solution which comes in the form of a streaming service.

What are streaming services?

Streaming services are the words used to describe a website or paid for application which allows you to select any TV show or film available within a catalogue to watch. This can be at any time of the day or night, often with no limit as to how many times you watch it.

Sometimes you pay a monthly subscription and other times its free. However, it is safer and more lawful to watch the shows through reputable and well known brands such as Netflix.

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Can I watch all the Netflix content?

Yes and no. Netflix has a lot of different services which are all tailored towards their local audiences. For example, the content available on the UK Netflix will differ to the content available in France. This is down to many reasons including copyright laws, advertising parties and other external factors. The idea being that the relevant audience gets to watch the specified content in that region.

However, if you move to another country or are away travelling for a substantial amount of time you may find it very difficult to access the shows you normally watch.

Accessing US Netflix

Hunting for ways to watch Netflix America, or netflix amerika kijken in Dutch, can throw up many results on a search engine, but most of them will revolve around something called VPNs.

VPNs are virtual private networks which can provide safe and secure access to the Internet. They are specially constructed to include many security barriers which provide very little opportunity for hackers and potential cyber attackers to get to your personal data. But how does this help you watch Netflix USA?

In addition to the heightened security while using the Internet, VPN providers can also provide IP addresses which can effectively move you location without you having to move physically. IP addresses are the giveaway codes which tell other interested parties where in the world you are accessing online content from.

By obtaining an IP address which is based in a certain territory you can watch the available content as and when you want. In order to watch US Netflix you will need an IP address which is hooked up to a VPN server based in the US. Even in the Netherlands, when using the US IP address you can watch US Netflix every day.

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