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Smithsonian Channel

Smithsonian Channel

USA

Watch Smithsonian Channel with Smart DNS

Yes, you can unblock and watch Smithsonian Channel outside the US with Getflix Smart DNS & Smart VPN networks. Get started free here.

The Smithsonian Channel is an American pay television channel owned by ViacomCBS through its domestic media networks division. It offers video content inspired by the Smithsonian Institution's museums, research facilities and magazines. Smithsonian Institution is a trust instrumentality of the United States (an organization established by the U.S. government as a public trust) composed of facilities such as historical and architectural landmarks including 19 museums and galleries, 21 libraries, 9 research centers and a zoo.

The channel features original non-fiction programming that covers a wide range of subjects including science, nature, culture, modern and ancient history, air and spacecraft, royalty, crime and mystery, and various documentaries. It is also available as a video on demand service, depending on the service provider, and in various Internet streaming and download formats. The programming consists of both long-running series and in-depth one-off specials.

Depending on your location, Smithsonian Channel is available in the US, Canada, Latin America, UK, and the Republic of Ireland. However, the fullest programming is only available in the United States and if you want to get access to the US version of the service, you need to make sure that your IP is seen as coming from within the US. If you are traveling or living anywhere else, your stream will be blocked by geo-restrictions.

How to watch Smithsonian Channel outside the US

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Next, you need to configure your device (desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, portable Internet-capable device, media player, game console, Smart TV, etc.) to work with our Smart DNS. The solution is available for multiple platforms and you can find detailed instructions on how to set them up here. The setup process is quite easy and does not require any special skills and additional software or hardware.

You can also make all your home network-connected devices access geo-located services by configuring your home router. It is slightly more complex thank setting up your device but if you run into any problems, you can always contact us for help or refer to our Knowledge Base to look for appropriate articles with detailed instructions.

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