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Old Jan 23, 2013, 05:22 PM   #1
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US Netflix in Canada

Seeing as I have a home in the USA but primarily live in Canada, would I be able to sign up for a US netflx account and access the same content in Canada without using a Proxy?
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 07:25 PM   #2
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No Netflix takes your dns of your location and gives you the content from that location: so if your in Canada you have Canadian Netflix when your in the states you have American Netflix I believe.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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No Netflix takes your dns of your location and gives you the content from that location: so if your in Canada you have Canadian Netflix when your in the states you have American Netflix I believe.
This is correct. When in Canada, I use hotspot shield to connect to US Netflix and it works great.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 02:28 PM   #4
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I'm in Canada and access US Netflix with a service called Unblock US. (Not affiliated in any way) It's about $5 a month, very straight forward to use. I put the settings into my Time Capsule and any Mac, iPhone or iPad in the house get's US Netflix. Once in awhile, there is content that I want on Canadian Netflix that isn't in the US, and it's very simple to switch back.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:29 PM   #5
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Install the Hola addon for Firefox or Chrome and see what happens. Hopefully Canadian Netflix doesn't override it!
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:53 PM   #6
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I'm in Canada and access US Netflix with a service called Unblock US. (Not affiliated in any way) It's about $5 a month, very straight forward to use. I put the settings into my Time Capsule and any Mac, iPhone or iPad in the house get's US Netflix. Once in awhile, there is content that I want on Canadian Netflix that isn't in the US, and it's very simple to switch back.
I use this on my Apple TV and Mac - really easy to do, cheap and quicker than a proxy.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 07:13 PM   #8
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For desktop browsing, Hola works very well.

We've been using it for Netflix and Hulu. Once that inevitably fails though, Unblock US seems to be the way to go. I think I'd happily pay monthly just to access US Netflix. It's just so much better than what's offered here in the UK.
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