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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.
371136459Mon 12-Nov-18 10:56:38

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.
647998605Wed 14-Nov-18 16:45:42

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.
172702Mon 05-Nov-18 08:47:56

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.
6412110153Wed 14-Nov-18 19:18:21

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.
9288405Mon 12-Nov-18 17:49:15

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').
4175946Mon 08-Oct-18 18:55:11

tbbMeter Issues


    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7294481Thu 08-Nov-18 15:25:04

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
3742216Sat 10-Nov-18 09:43:01

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]
6749233Sat 20-Oct-18 17:40:53

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]
1771999Fri 08-Jun-18 11:03:01

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.
2342615Fri 19-Oct-18 12:52:03

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!
185524928Thu 08-Nov-18 15:24:17

Which ISP? (Business)


    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1851869Fri 19-Oct-18 12:37:00

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]
91515200Thu 13-Sep-18 07:18:19

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.
178714833Sun 11-Nov-18 17:14:24

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]
194420226Thu 01-Nov-18 14:54:35

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]
5174841Mon 12-Nov-18 18:32:36

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.
198818908Wed 14-Nov-18 22:48:56

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
136411993Sat 10-Nov-18 18:06:38

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.
297127385Wed 14-Nov-18 22:15:53

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.
145314184Sat 20-Oct-18 19:00:40

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
316138020Wed 14-Nov-18 22:03:17

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]
4362952Thu 25-Oct-18 16:29:24

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics


    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4614307Fri 19-Oct-18 12:34:54

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]
122658Sat 20-Oct-18 13:13:06

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]
4532383Sun 04-Nov-18 14:31:08

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)
77112805Mon 12-Nov-18 12:10:27

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.
1371668Tue 23-Oct-18 17:04:55

AAISP


    User comments
3553730Wed 14-Nov-18 17:52:12

AOL


    User comments
5084677Mon 05-Nov-18 22:18:37

BT Broadband


    User comments
282734616Wed 14-Nov-18 08:01:18

Demon Internet


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

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7687664Sun 30-Sep-18 05:51:04

Eclipse Internet


    User comments
2922234Tue 21-Aug-18 07:16:21

Entanet International Ltd.


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

Hyperoptic


    User comments
92880Fri 19-Oct-18 09:58:17

IDNet


    User comments
4355410Sat 10-Nov-18 22:51:41

KCOM (KC, Karoo)


    User comments
45180Sun 28-Oct-18 08:59:30

Madasafish


    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

NewNet


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

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
274743534Tue 06-Nov-18 17:26:03

Post Office


    User Comments
1031056Tue 30-Oct-18 19:08:03

Sky Broadband


    User comments
319428943Wed 14-Nov-18 13:52:45

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
119412735Wed 14-Nov-18 22:19:46

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
196720453Wed 14-Nov-18 11:39:12

Vodafone


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
59667Tue 06-Nov-18 18:57:08

Zen Internet


    User comments
138816045Sun 11-Nov-18 20:56:58

Current adjusted date is: Wed 14-Nov-18 22:57:55