Why is my TV streaming app showing content for a different area?

Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Sling, etc.

Last published at: June 6th, 2023

IP Geolocation

This is typically due to inaccurate IP Geolocation information. There is nothing that the ISP or subscriber can typically do to resolve this themselves. Contacting the streaming service is usually your only bet. 

Some services offer the ability to update this yourself but may have limitations for self-help; please see the following links:

YouTube TV

Hulu Live TV


For more information on IP Geolocation, refer to this article:

What is IP Geolocation


Device Location Services

This can also be caused by having your location services turned off on your device or browser.

Please consult the help documentation for your device and web browser for more assistance.