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Streaming: watch movies and series for free (and legally)

Do you find Netflix, Canal Plus and OCS too expensive? Can’t wait for Disney + anymore? There is a completely free alternative streaming platform! We explain how to access it.

Do you find Netflix, Canal Plus and OCS too expensive? Can’t wait for Disney + anymore? There is a completely free alternative streaming platform! We explain how to access it.

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Your banker does not look favorably on your multiple subscriptions to OCS, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video… and you are struggling not to give in to illegal solutions? A new streaming platform could soon give respite to your culture budget. Its name: Tubi.

>> What is the best on-demand service for movies and series?

Tubi is a broadcasting service which offers many films and series online for free. In the United States and Canada, it begins to overshadow Netflix with a catalog of more than 12,000 fictions. Twice as much as its competitor claims the press release. Some examples of legendary series available: South Park, Cowboy Bebop, Misfits, Stargate, The IT Crowd, Naruto, Fairy Tail… Please note: the content is, for the moment, only subtitled in English and Spanish (the extension Substital can help you to calibrate French subtitles).

There is no subscription required on Tubi, you watch what you want through exposure to a few advertising clippings (no more than thirty seconds). Unfortunately for us Europeans, the use of Tubi is limited to residents of North America.

How to access Tubi programs outside the United States?

If Tubi is happy to eye the European market, the service is currently unavailable in France. An error message such as ” Content not available », ” Sorry, this video is no longer available »Appears on your screen when you go to the platform. This block can be lifted if you are using a VPN. The latter allows you to view the Tubi catalog on your computer but also on your Smart TV or even your iOS / Android mobile phone.

A VPN service grants you a geolocated IP address in the country of your choice. In the case of Tubi, you must go through an American IP address to unlock the viewing of the programs offered by the platform.

>> Which VPN service to choose?

At Tom’s Guide, we have adopted NordVPN for its compatibility with many operating systems and browsers (Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox), its multi-device protection as well as its competitive price. Registration (here) and downloading the app (there) is very fast.

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NordVPN has many servers scattered in the United States, the list is available by going on the way Countries> Specialty Servers.

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>> How to properly install and configure your VPN on computer and mobile?

Is it really legal?

In the United States, Tubi is a 100% free and legal video on demand service. In the European Union, it still has to legislate with the specifics of the GDPR. The platform could potentially set up in Europe in 2019.

What about the use of VPN? It is a complex issue. The general use of the VPN to browse the Internet is not prohibited. To circumvent a geographical blocking, you can be subjected to the legislation relating to intellectual property… if the works consulted are exclusivities specific to the platform. Note that the works on Tubi are distributed on several platforms.

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