How to watch IPTV with VLC


TPG default settings make you install VLC and the VLC plugin, you must then watch IPTV using their web page.

Personally I don’t like it.

I prefer to use VLC instead.

Open VLC, go into the File menu and select “Open Network” or “Open Network Stream”.

Check HTTP and enter the URL

Edit 09/04/2011: TPG now provides its own playlist file. You can download it there:

You can control the protocol used in the generated playlist with:



On Linux you can directly type:

# vlc

Enjoy VLC and IPTV (over wireless)

IPTV over a ssh shell in text mode (just for fun)