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Announcements (read only)

    For announcements by thinkbroadband staff only.
4250Mon 30-Sep-13 17:09:17

Talk To The Staff (about the site.. not questions about DSL!)

    Use this forum when you have something that needs the attention of the team--Specifically anything to do with the thinkbroadband site/forums. This is not a general support board.
365836034Wed 16-May-18 09:55:27

General Broadband Chatter

    New to broadband and got a burning question you want answered?
Then this is the best place to make your post and get your question answered.
639997691Mon 21-May-18 14:47:53

Jobs and Training

    For discussion of work placements, apprenticeships and full time jobs for those working or seeking to work in the telecoms industry. This is not a job advertising section, and is open to everyone no matter which Telco.
162683Tue 08-May-18 16:57:34

Fibre Broadband

    Discuss fibre optic broadband including Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH aka FTTP) and Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) in here. FTTB which is generally used for flats and apartments also has a home here.
ISP specific fibre discussion should remain in the relevant ISP forum.
6247107151Tue 22-May-18 01:32:05

Mobile Broadband (3G, 4G etc)

    Discussion about Mobile Broadband services such as 3G/EDGE/4G LTE. This does NOT cover Wireless hotspots or wireless broadband providers which you can discuss in the relevant forum.
9098161Thu 26-Apr-18 10:52:44

Broadband Not-spots & slow-spots

    Discussion about the areas of the UK where you can't get an affordable broadband service (a 'not-spot') or where you can only get a download speed of less than 2 Mbps (a 'slow-spot').
4145908Thu 17-May-18 12:11:32

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7274457Wed 02-May-18 00:30:20

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
3432014Sat 19-May-18 20:18:04

BTwholesale DSL Implementation

    Discussion about BT's implementation of DSL, ADSL2+, and 21CN technology. (note: This is NOT BT Retail/Total broadband..) enquires/posters should use this forum.
[registered users only]
6679180Mon 21-May-18 14:05:44

Local Loop Unbundling & Regulation Issues

    A forum to discuss the impact of regulatory decisions of the telecoms industry on broadband, competition, pricing, local loop unbundling (LLU), etc.
[registered users only]
1761997Fri 25-Aug-17 11:00:51

Other Broadband Technologies

    Discussion about other non-ADSL broadband technologies. Including Cable modems, Satellite and Fibre based Internet access. See the relevant sections for Mobile and Wireless broadband.
2332604Thu 15-Mar-18 11:33:41

Which ISP? (Residential)

    Looking for an ISP to supply you with DSL at home? Discuss your thoughts with other people who are already using DSL!
183924707Sat 19-May-18 10:43:10

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1851863Mon 07-May-18 15:18:15

ISP Unhappiness

    Are you unhappy with the general service your ISP is providing. Please post here to make others aware of problems, and to see if other people are having the same problem. Please post the ISP name you're referring to in the subject line.
[registered users only]
91115105Sun 25-Mar-18 10:00:00

Technical Discussion

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Home Networking, Internet Connection Sharing, etc.

    Here you can discuss the different hardware routers (including wireless networking at home) available on the market as well as Internet Connection Sharing software which allows you to use your broadband for more than one PC at the same time.
176714680Fri 18-May-18 19:17:46

Technical Issues

    Interested about how DSL works in general? Have a general technical enquiry about DSL implementations? This board is exclusively for technical discussion of DSL.
[registered users only]
192319940Sun 20-May-18 13:28:11

Security Related Issues

    Discussion of security of DSL connections and hardware/software solutions to help increase your network's or computer's protection from unauthorised users.
[registered users only]
5114772Sun 20-May-18 13:11:48

DSL Hardware Discussion

    Have a non ISP specific problem with your DSL modem or router? Looking for advice on what DSL hardware would meet your requirements? Try asking in here.
196218718Sun 20-May-18 00:05:25

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
135611943Wed 09-May-18 03:56:18

Windows Issues

    This is a technical forum specifically for users of Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 etc. This is not exclusive to DSL but any problems.
295327312Thu 17-May-18 15:25:50

Linux Issues

    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2572689Mon 05-Feb-18 12:09:56

Apple Issues

    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
144914164Tue 01-May-18 23:40:25

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
305637724Fri 18-May-18 19:47:01

Web Design / HTML / Web hosting Forum

    This forum is for discussing HTML and web design as well as how to run your own web server (Apache/IIS/etc.) It is not for solicitations of web hosting services from third parties.
[registered users only]
4342943Thu 29-Mar-18 15:48:55

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4604303Thu 04-Jan-18 00:49:40

Audio and Music Forum

    This forum is for discussion of audio hardware and software issues. Posts that encourage or discuss copyright violation are not allowed and will be removed.
[registered users only]
122656Tue 27-Feb-18 10:48:36

Voice over IP (VoIP) Forum

    For discussion of VoIP hardware and services (such as BT Broadband Voice) and similar products which allow telephone calls to be made over the broadband Internet connections.
[registered users only]
4502358Mon 23-Apr-18 16:47:32

Television over Broadband (IPTV)

    For discussion of Television over Broadband services such as BBC iPlayer, 4oD and Sky anytime. Also discuss any hardware / software issues here. Posts that encourage or discuss copyright violation are not allowed and will be removed.
[registered users only]
108872Sun 18-Mar-18 15:46:57

Handheld and Mobile Computing

    This forum is for discussing mobile computing including Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), hybrid mobile telephones, mobile software applications, notebook/laptop connectivity and other mobile technology.
[registered users only]
1861088Tue 30-Jan-18 05:41:41

User comments on ISPs

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Other Providers (without dedicated forums)

    For discussion about DSL providers who are not listed on their own (including resellers)
76312748Wed 16-May-18 13:36:25

Wireless Broadband ISPs (not wireless ADSL routers)

    This forum is for discussion of Service Providers who use Wireless Technology to deliver a broadband service.
Note: This section is not for discussion of hardware to share an ADSL connection, see Home Networking for help with that topic.
1371666Sun 28-Jan-18 07:36:27


    User comments
3403509Mon 21-May-18 10:56:02


    User comments
5044643Sun 11-Mar-18 07:03:47

BT Broadband

    User comments
280634330Tue 22-May-18 01:11:59

Demon Internet

    User comments
1651146Sun 07-Aug-16 16:10:05

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7677657Sun 29-Apr-18 21:09:02

Eclipse Internet

    User comments
2902223Tue 22-May-18 01:55:57

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
198937205Tue 23-Jan-18 23:02:23


    User comments
80784Sun 13-May-18 18:57:17


    User comments
4325371Fri 18-May-18 12:43:01

KCOM (KC, Karoo)

    User comments
45179Wed 14-Feb-18 17:22:13


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9529416Thu 07-Sep-17 20:50:03

Merula Limited

    User comments
40244Fri 17-Feb-17 11:27:52


    User comments
4013940Wed 21-Mar-18 19:30:54

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
271943266Sat 19-May-18 15:34:54

Post Office

    User Comments
1011037Sun 15-Apr-18 09:41:16

Sky Broadband

    User comments
318728844Sat 19-May-18 10:13:05

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
117212531Tue 15-May-18 10:06:41

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
195420338Mon 21-May-18 10:16:23


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
51585Tue 15-May-18 08:46:48

Zen Internet

    User comments
137515917Tue 22-May-18 00:06:30

Current adjusted date is: Tue 22-May-18 03:00:44