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International streaming

hello

i live in the US and I am vacationing in Mexico. Will I be able to live stream US television if I take my iPad?

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Re: International streaming


Murphy5417 wrote:

hello

i live in the US and I am vacationing in Mexico. Will I be able to live stream US television if I take my iPad?


No, streaming is restricted to the USA due to programming rights. You can, however, download up to 10 episodes and/or movies to your iOS/Android device before leaving the US and watch them anywhere - even when offline.

 

-ComcastDan

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Re: International streaming

My only problem with that answer involves premium channels. I was in Scotland at the beginning of September and tried to access the season premier of a show via the Starz App. Because I was outside of US, I needed to confirm that I was a Starz subscriber and Xfinity/Comcast was the only major US company NOT listed - had I been an AT&T, Fios, or Direct TV subscriber, I would have been able to watch the show (as I have Starz in my very expensive current package). How does that have anything to do with US programming rights?