The quick answer to your question:
- Yes, Unlocator does work with PBS Kids
PBS has been around since 1969, offering over-the-top content to American residents. It’s PBS Kids brand focuses on the younger generations, bringing titles such as Curious George, Martha Speaks, Sid: The Science Kid, Thomas & Friends, Sesame Street, and many others. More than 18 million children watch PBS Kids content. However, these viewers reside in the US as the channel is restricted to the country. If you want to watch PBS Kids outside the United States, you should make use of Unlocator VP or Smart DNS.
Unblock PBS Kids Abroad Using Unlocator Smart DNS
Just like most streaming channels around the world, PBS Kids applies geo-blocking. It’s a system that restricts user access based on his/her geographic location. The service uses geolocation techniques, such as examining a user’s IP address to determine whether to allow them access or not, primarily for copyright and licensing reasons.
Since PBS Kids can only operate in the United States, viewers should hold a US IP address to access its content. If they’re living abroad, that’s exactly what they lack, which results in an instant block. This is the geo-error message you’ll get if you try to stream PBS Kids overseas:
“PBS video is restricted to the United States and its territories.”
With Unlocator Smart DNS, you can circumvent the geo-restrictions imposed on PBS Kids no matter where you reside. It’s a technology that reroutes the parts in your traffic which allows the service to determine your location.
During the process, your IP address remains intact. This allows you to stream PBS Kids and dozens of other geo-restricted channels without losing access to your local ones. On the other hand, Smart DNS does not encrypt your data. As a result, you can watch PBS Kids with minimal speed loss.
Setting up Unlocator Smart DNS is very simple. All you have to do is create a free Unlocator account and follow the setup guides based on the platform you’re operating and PBS Kids is yours for the taking regardless of where you physically reside.
Get PBS Kids Outside the US With Unlocator VPN
Smart DNS isn’t the only service Unlocator provides for bypassing regional restrictions. Unlocator has a VPN service as well, which changes your current whereabouts based on the server you connect to.
Unlocator VPN works a bit differently than Smart DNS as it changes your IP address in the process. Once you establish a connection, Unlocator VPN encrypts your internet traffic (extra security) and cloaks your IP address (extra privacy), replacing it with a temporary one based in the country where the server is located.
As a result, you’ll be able to visit/access any website or streaming service you want despite being abroad. In PBS Kids’ case, you need an American IP address to operate the channel abroad. So, this is what you need to do.
First, sign up for a free Unlocator trial. You get seven days of access by just submitting your email address, nothing else. Next, install the Unlocator VPN application on your device. You’ll find compatible clients on Android, iOS, Mac or Windows.
Finally, connect to an American server (This will give you a US IP address), and watch PBS Kids wherever you may be. Please note that the Unlocator support team is always ready to help in case you run into issues. If the setup guides are not enough, they can navigate you through the setup process with a very comprehensive approach.
The Following List of Devices Work With Unlocator Smart DNS and PBS Kids
For a full list of compatibility between Unlocator Smart DNS, channels and devices please see our Channels & Devices Page