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3rd Apr '17 9:09:48 PM RAMChYLD
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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], with Malaysia joining the ranks half a year later, in early 2017. Both countries are also the only countries in Asia to get BBC Brit, which is only available through BBC Player in said countries.

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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], with Malaysia joining the ranks half a year later, in early 2017. Both countries are also the only countries in Asia to get BBC Brit, which is only available through BBC Player in said countries. [[BadExportForYou Did we mention that you'll also need to be signed up for a particular TV package with a specific provider in the two countries to use the service?]]
3rd Apr '17 9:07:17 PM RAMChYLD
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*** It eventually surfaced that the reason the Americas can't get an iPlayer is due to mutiny, many pay TV providers threatened to drop BBC America if they proceeded. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_iPlayer#Overseas_availability]]

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*** It eventually surfaced that the reason the Americas can't get an iPlayer is due to mutiny, many pay TV providers threatened to drop BBC America if they proceeded.proceeded to launch the service in the US. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_iPlayer#Overseas_availability]]
3rd Apr '17 9:06:45 PM RAMChYLD
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*** It eventually surfaced that the reason the Americas can't get an iPlayer is due to mutiny, many pay TV providers threatened to drop BBC America if they proceeded. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_iPlayer#Overseas_availability]]
3rd Apr '17 7:18:57 PM RAMChYLD
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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], with Malaysia joining the ranks a year later. Both countries are also the only countries in Asia to get BBC Brit, which is only available through BBC Player in said countries.

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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], with Malaysia joining the ranks half a year later.later, in early 2017. Both countries are also the only countries in Asia to get BBC Brit, which is only available through BBC Player in said countries.
3rd Apr '17 7:17:04 PM RAMChYLD
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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], which is a kick in the groin to fans of BBC shows who're living in neighboring Malaysia, who are clamoring for a local [=iPlayer=] release. Aside from that, Singapore has also received BBC Brit, which like [=iPlayer=], is only available in said country in Asia and nowhere else.

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*** Another update: As of late 2016- the Americas now have access to the iPlayer service... Except that as it turns out, it's only radio content (much like the rest of the world). In the meantime, Singapore has become the latest country to receive a fully functional [=iPlayer=] [[http://www.bbcasia.com/bbc-player/ (now rebranded as BBC Player, without the "i")]], which is a kick in with Malaysia joining the groin to fans of BBC shows who're living in neighboring Malaysia, who ranks a year later. Both countries are clamoring for a local [=iPlayer=] release. Aside from that, Singapore has also received the only countries in Asia to get BBC Brit, which like [=iPlayer=], is only available through BBC Player in said country in Asia and nowhere else.countries.
20th Mar '17 4:54:14 PM nombretomado
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* As of current, there's no Philippine Feed of Creator/DisneyChannel. Not to mention there's no South East Asia version of Creator/DisneyXD (Well, Malaysia and Singapore has it, but the rest of the region? eh...). Well, out of the 4 international youth channels in the Philippines, only three (Creator/CartoonNetwork, {{Nickelodeon}} and Creator/{{Animax}}) have Philippine feeds separate from other countries' versions.

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* As of current, there's no Philippine Feed of Creator/DisneyChannel. Not to mention there's no South East Asia version of Creator/DisneyXD (Well, Malaysia and Singapore has it, but the rest of the region? eh...). Well, out of the 4 international youth channels in the Philippines, only three (Creator/CartoonNetwork, {{Nickelodeon}} {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} and Creator/{{Animax}}) have Philippine feeds separate from other countries' versions.
24th Feb '17 3:47:55 PM jormis29
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* Amazon Video looked like it was quickly priming itself to take Netflix's place in the NoExportForYou list. The service was only available in the Americas, the UK, half of Europe, Japan, and India. They also have some highly-desirable exclusives, thanks to having [[Creator/AmazonStudios their own production company]]. In mid-2016, rumor started spreading that they are planning to go global by 2017 in a bid to take on Netflix - due to the ''The Grand Tour'' cast mentioning on social media that the show will be available in over 200 countries worldwide come December 2016, followed shortly later with a suspiciously timed press release from Amazon claiming that they'll be rolling out localized webstores in Asia-Pacific countries by early 2017). Then, on December 13th, 2016, it happened- Amazon's streaming service went global, true to the words of the crew of ''The Grand Tour''. Overnight, over 200 countries gained access to a library of Amazon original content, including ''The Grand Tour'' and ''Creative Galaxy''. However, global coverage is weak at this time, with only a small sampling of shows and movies available compared to the other countries which got access earlier. Nonetheless, the outlook is bright and many are expecting more content to become available in time. Amazon is even giving these countries a lower Prime subscription cost to compensate for the lack of content. Global subscribers also need to use [[http://www.primevideo.com a different URL]] to access the content as opposed to those in countries where the service was launched earlier. Still, it is a good start.

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* Amazon Video looked like it was quickly priming itself to take Netflix's place in the NoExportForYou list. The service was only available in the Americas, the UK, half of Europe, Japan, and India. They also have some highly-desirable exclusives, thanks to having [[Creator/AmazonStudios their own production company]]. In mid-2016, rumor started spreading that they are planning to go global by 2017 in a bid to take on Netflix - due to the ''The Grand Tour'' ''Series/TheGrandTour'' cast mentioning on social media that the show will be available in over 200 countries worldwide come December 2016, followed shortly later with a suspiciously timed press release from Amazon claiming that they'll be rolling out localized webstores in Asia-Pacific countries by early 2017). Then, on December 13th, 2016, it happened- Amazon's streaming service went global, true to the words of the crew of ''The Grand Tour''. Overnight, over 200 countries gained access to a library of Amazon original content, including ''The Grand Tour'' and ''Creative Galaxy''.''WesternAnimation/CreativeGalaxy''. However, global coverage is weak at this time, with only a small sampling of shows and movies available compared to the other countries which got access earlier. Nonetheless, the outlook is bright and many are expecting more content to become available in time. Amazon is even giving these countries a lower Prime subscription cost to compensate for the lack of content. Global subscribers also need to use [[http://www.primevideo.com a different URL]] to access the content as opposed to those in countries where the service was launched earlier. Still, it is a good start.
10th Feb '17 12:30:51 AM RAMChYLD
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* The most famous new-media example of this trope is {{Creator/Hulu}}, which you've probably seen linked to in a forum. It constantly bills itself as offering free (albeit ad-supported), legal TV over the Internet, and they're right... as long as you live in the United States or Japan. If you're not, all you get is an error message. Note that this even applies to shows which air legally on regular TV outside America -- you can't even watch an episode that aired last week which you might have missed. The only other country that currently has access to Hulu is Japan.

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* The most famous new-media example of this trope is {{Creator/Hulu}}, which you've probably seen linked to in a forum. It constantly bills itself as offering free (albeit ad-supported), legal TV over the Internet, and they're right... as long as you live in the United States or Japan. If you're not, all you get is an error message. Note that this even applies to shows which air legally on regular TV outside America -- you can't even watch an episode that aired last week which you might have missed. The only other country that currently has access to Hulu is Japan.
10th Feb '17 12:30:04 AM RAMChYLD
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* The most famous new-media example of this trope is {{Creator/Hulu}}, which you've probably seen linked to in a forum. It constantly bills itself as offering free (albeit ad-supported), legal TV over the Internet, and they're right... as long as you live in the United States. If you're not, all you get is an error message. Note that this even applies to shows which air legally on regular TV outside America -- you can't even watch an episode that aired last week which you might have missed. The only other country that currently has access to Hulu is Japan.

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* The most famous new-media example of this trope is {{Creator/Hulu}}, which you've probably seen linked to in a forum. It constantly bills itself as offering free (albeit ad-supported), legal TV over the Internet, and they're right... as long as you live in the United States.States or Japan. If you're not, all you get is an error message. Note that this even applies to shows which air legally on regular TV outside America -- you can't even watch an episode that aired last week which you might have missed. The only other country that currently has access to Hulu is Japan.
18th Dec '16 6:31:43 PM RAMChYLD
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* BBC Entertainment Asia became unavailable to Malaysia in December 2015 (This isn't the first time, the Channel was unavailable in Malaysia between 2009 and 2012 either). However, the drop happened during the initial run of Series 9 of Series/DoctorWho- anything after ''The Zygon Inversion'' has not aired in the country. Both cable providers in the country and BBC Entertainment themselves have been unapologetic, and Malaysian Whovians are becoming frustrated and annoyed.

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* BBC Entertainment Asia became unavailable to Malaysia in December 2015 (This isn't the first time, the Channel was unavailable in Malaysia between 2009 and 2012 either). However, the drop happened during the initial run of Series 9 of Series/DoctorWho- anything after ''The Zygon Inversion'' has not aired in the country. Both cable providers in the country and BBC Entertainment themselves have been unapologetic, and Malaysian Whovians are becoming frustrated and annoyed.
annoyed. It eventually surfaced that BBC Worldwide intended to shut down BBC Entertainment by April 2017 and replace it with BBC Brit and BBC First.
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