Being in a technological world, the trends are rapidly changing over a short period of time. Cable TV and satellite TV are bit old fashioned now. Most of the TV service providers are switching to internet based streaming services along with the trend. IPTV refers to streaming of television service over the internet. And it is one of the most common and widely used services right now. Have you ever wondered how they can stream 1000 of live channels over IPTV? Is there any way to watch these channels for free? How to access my regional channels for free? If you are seeking answers for all these questions, congratulations you had reached right spot.
In this article, we will share the core secret of IPTV working and how to pull those links to watch IPTV for free. If you are able to get your hands on the right links, you can stream 1000s of channels using any streaming media player. So the toughest part is getting the working links. Before entering into the core concept, we will brush some basics.
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To stream a content from the internet, you need a streaming link that is pointed to the corresponding media. So if you want to stream 100s of the channel, you need 100 streaming links. This is the theoretical concept, what if we can stream 1000s of a channel with a single link? This is where the M3U File comes into the play. M3U File is a simple playlist file. You can consider is as a notepad file with 1000s of working links in it.
As we already knew, media player had the next function to play the next item(media) in the list. Just add this file to the media player and you can stream 1000s of a channel by using its default function. This file is updated on daily basis. So you need to keep yourself updated to get the right M3U file. You can also get the regional M3U file which has the streaming links of the regional channel.
HOW TO GET M3U FILE
There are a lot of methods to get the latest M3U File. The easiest one is going the following site http://freeworldwideiptv.com/ and grabs the working links of the latest M3U file depending on your location. They are also providing the file in a downloadable format, which you can add to the VLC media player to stream the IPTV channels for free.
You can use any media player to play the M3U playlist file. For the VLC media player, just drop the file in the playlist area. And it starts streaming. Since Kodi is the best streaming software, we had provided detailed step by step procedure to add M3U File to Kodi. In this article we will guide you to setup PVR client setup and stream the content on the m3u file.
How to setup Kodi IPTV m3u?
Grab the working URL of the file you want to add from the above-mentioned site. Just open your Kodi. And select add-ons.
Select my addons from the addon submenu.
Select the category as PVR CLIENTS.
Select PVR IPTV simple client.
Now select configure, to add the M3U file URL to your Kodi.
If you are adding URL select the location as the remote path and add M3U playlist URL. Or you can also change the location to the local path and then add the M3U file directly from your device.
Enter the M3U playlist file URL. And select OK.
Check whether the URL is updated in the settings. And select OK.
Now enable PVR IPTV simple client to add the channels to your Kodi. Later restart your Kodi.
Now navigate to TV sections in the left pane.
Now you can find channels on the list. Here the link which I used was a sports channel link. So I got 70 sports channels.
Just select any of your favorite channels and start enjoying your favorite sports.
These are the steps to setup Kodi IPTV m3u and watch free channels. Depending on your location some of the channels may not work for you. To access the geo-restricted contents, we highly recommend you to use a VPN. By using a VPN like IPVanish, you can access any of the channels. Hope this tutorial is informative. If you face any issue while simple IPTV PVR client setup, do let us know. We will give you all the possible solutions.