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How to watch Wimbledon?

Jun 24, 2016 · 2 min read

How to watch Wimbledon?

Wimbledon 2016, held in London since 1877, is one of the most historic sports championships in the world. Everyone will be eager to watch the game this year, starting on June 27, as it has a special lineup of tennis stars, such as Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and others.

One of the best go-to sites for watching the games is BBC iPlayer. Unfortunately, BBC iPlayer is only available in the UK. Similarly, Tennis Channel is a great online source for Wimbledon if you are in America – but it won’t work if you leave the U.S.

These geographical restrictions limit everyone’s ability to freely watch their favorite sports programs or TV shows. The solution for borderless sports games streaming is a VPN (Virtual Private Network). A VPN service allows you to connect to the Internet by circumventing the said restrictions.

A VPN service links user’s computer to a server in a country of their choice via encrypted tunnel – for example, a person can appear to be in the U.S., while they actually are in Europe, and vice versa, simply by choosing a different VPN server location. A VPN service like NordVPN would allow you to substitute your current IP address with the IP address of that of  United States or UK, so you can watch Wimbledon as if you were in these countries.

VPNs also offer security by encrypting all data shared between the Internet and a user’s system, so none of the data can be compromised.

Instructions to connect to any streaming site with NordVPN:

  • Get NordVPN and download the app for your specific device
  • Set your connection to USA (for Tennis Channel) or UK (for BBC iPlayer)
  • Go to the website of Tennis Channel or BBC iPlayer and log in.


Happy watching!

Christina Craig
Christina Craig successVerified author

Christina is a community manager and the heart, the voice and the soul of NordVPN. She is always up for a conversation with our community of users and blog readers.

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