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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.
317432086Tue 25-Nov-14 23:56:47

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.
525678506Tue 25-Nov-14 21:22:43

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.
372264445Tue 25-Nov-14 23:49:51

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.
7546256Tue 25-Nov-14 20:42:25

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').
3304727Sat 22-Nov-14 09:58:54

tbbMeter Issues


    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
6874256Fri 24-Oct-14 18:31:12

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
166945Sun 23-Nov-14 14:52:42

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]
5978542Tue 18-Nov-14 08:44:53

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]
1641904Tue 21-Oct-14 07:29:24

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.
1982224Wed 19-Nov-14 09:23:15

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!
165921690Mon 24-Nov-14 18:38:55

Which ISP? (Business)


    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1761771Tue 18-Nov-14 13:00:18

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]
81213059Tue 25-Nov-14 23:09:17

DSL Hardware suppliers - The Good, Bad and the Ugly


    Need to buy DSL hardware, but not sure where to go? This forum is for users to exchange experiences about different hardware vendors before you part with your hard earned cash. This forum is not for discussion of hardware itself. For that, visit the DSL Hardware Discussion forum.
[registered users only]
88595Fri 21-Nov-14 13:25:29

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.
146411928Tue 25-Nov-14 12:14:54

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]
169316806Tue 25-Nov-14 18:58:34

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]
4113846Sat 22-Nov-14 15:21:54

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.
171516094Tue 25-Nov-14 22:03:56

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
121810793Sun 23-Nov-14 17:17:41

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.
256323446Tue 25-Nov-14 18:25:16

Linux Issues


    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2472576Fri 26-Sep-14 12:00:48

Apple Issues


    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
134113374Thu 20-Nov-14 22:03:26

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
218927440Wed 26-Nov-14 00:37:47

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]
4002815Sat 25-Oct-14 08:23:28

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics


    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4424187Wed 05-Nov-14 10:52:17

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]
115571Thu 16-Oct-14 11:07:01

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]
3911827Thu 20-Nov-14 14:09:27

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]
97730Tue 02-Sep-14 11:09:05

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]
165978Mon 24-Nov-14 18:53:50

User comments on ISPs

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Resellers and Other Providers


    For discussion about DSL providers who are not listed on their own (e.g. resellers and LLU providers without a listing)
65010068Sun 23-Nov-14 20:26:28

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.
1181459Mon 27-Oct-14 18:31:50

AAISP


    User comments
2652297Wed 22-Oct-14 12:41:45

AOL


    User comments
4954574Mon 17-Nov-14 14:04:35

Be Un Limited


    User comments
A dedicated forum section exists for O2 Broadband, click here to jump to it.
353831440Sat 30-Aug-14 17:04:34

BT Broadband


    User comments
232827425Tue 25-Nov-14 23:13:16

Bulldog


    User comments
1311369Tue 20-May-14 13:19:41

Clara.net


    User comments
1060Sat 15-Dec-12 15:07:08

Demon Internet


    User comments
1621133Tue 20-Aug-13 19:54:44

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
6736715Thu 20-Nov-14 00:18:33

Eclipse Internet


    User comments
2812175Tue 04-Nov-14 12:39:33

Entanet International Ltd.


    User comments
197937119Sun 23-Nov-14 14:41:22

Hyperoptic


    User comments
31267Mon 24-Nov-14 18:08:53

IDNet


    User comments
4175247Thu 31-Jul-14 23:37:17

K-C (Karoo)


    User comments
40161Fri 18-Oct-13 06:45:05

Madasafish


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9449326Thu 06-Nov-14 11:22:05

Merula Limited


    User comments
38228Sun 20-Jul-14 13:16:12

Namesco


    User comments
33128Tue 19-Aug-14 16:28:07

NewNet


    User comments
3903857Tue 19-Aug-14 17:33:13

O2


    User comments
360342239Sat 24-May-14 14:07:11

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
219433354Tue 25-Nov-14 18:19:40

Post Office


    User Comments
80869Tue 25-Nov-14 23:11:30

Sky Broadband


    User comments
298226536Tue 25-Nov-14 09:43:45

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
102410971Tue 25-Nov-14 17:26:44

Virgin Media (ADSL)


    User comments on the ADSL products of Virgin Media
4925337Thu 13-Nov-14 07:33:51

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
174517430Mon 24-Nov-14 11:16:48

VISPA


    User comments
41238Fri 23-Aug-13 04:25:14

Zen Internet


    User comments
113512533Fri 21-Nov-14 21:19:01

Current adjusted date is: Wed 26-Nov-14 01:18:47