They say there is something for everyone out there, and for those that didn’t like Game of Thrones (even if you don’t say it out loud), there is now Westworld.
It is the complete opposite of the GoT in the sense that it is set in the future and has robots, science, and instead of white-walkers, there are genetically modified human-like beings.
This is for the geeks, nerds and other normal folks that wanted something more, and HBO answered. Game of Thrones will be ending with its next season as well, and Westworld is its replacement.
It is just as addicting if not more, with a great story line and plot, which puts most other TV shows to shame. The cast is amazing, and the tasteful nudity doesn’t hurt either.
Unfortunately for you and me, it is produced by HBO and is streamed through their streaming service HBO Go, which as you might’ve guessed, is not available outside of the US.
How to watch HBO in UK?
Through the use of either a VPN service provider like this or a Smart DNS. Both of these will give you access to HBO and its streaming service, but they are different from each other.
How do VPN’s and proxies work?
All devices have an IP address, which is assigned to them when they are born. These cannot be changed and are used to find your physical location.
Websites and different Internet Service Providers use these to restrict access to their content from outside or inside a certain area. If you ever got an error on YouTube saying that the uploader has not made this video available in your country was because of the same reason.
VPN services and unblockers work by connecting your computer to a server from their network. By acting as an intermediary between you and the internet through that server, they can give you access to content from other countries and regions, content that normally would not be made available to you under normal circumstances.
In this case, since you want to access HBO’s streaming service which is not available here in the UK, all you need to do is connect to a server located inside the US, and you can get complete access to it.
But because all of your data is rerouted from their servers, the connection speed is decreased significantly, especially while using a VPN service because other than providing access to restricted content, they protect your identity so no one can track you not even your internet service, provider. And they also encrypt your data so no one can hack or steal your personal and financial information.
ExpressVPN is probably your best choice to watch Westworld online for now because it has the least reduction in your connection speed.
Now, a Smart DNS service will do the same, but without any extra benefits. Because of that, they are cheaper and do not affect your connection speed in any way.