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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.
341634037Mon 27-Jun-16 16:09:06

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.
588788195Sat 25-Jun-16 14:31:47

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.
510386454Tue 28-Jun-16 10:21:36

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.
8527357Tue 28-Jun-16 10:04:28

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').
3765315Mon 27-Jun-16 11:40:48

tbbMeter Issues


    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7124388Wed 08-Jun-16 15:30:10

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
2221211Sun 19-Jun-16 09:32:11

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]
6378870Thu 23-Jun-16 13:16:47

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]
1741975Mon 20-Jun-16 13:21:23

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.
2222491Tue 14-Jun-16 12:05:47

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!
176223303Sun 26-Jun-16 00:26:35

Which ISP? (Business)


    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1811822Fri 13-May-16 14:17:29

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]
86714201Thu 23-Jun-16 23:46:33

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.
162813335Sun 26-Jun-16 14:07:58

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]
180818112Tue 14-Jun-16 23:01:50

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]
4734267Sat 25-Jun-16 07:55:34

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.
183817300Thu 23-Jun-16 17:24:54

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
131411622Sat 25-Jun-16 08:06:10

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.
279925976Tue 28-Jun-16 10:22:43

Linux Issues


    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2542637Wed 02-Mar-16 22:39:08

Apple Issues


    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
140713841Mon 13-Jun-16 21:53:55

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
269334135Mon 27-Jun-16 23:44:46

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]
4262903Sun 26-Jun-16 18:11:00

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics


    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4534254Sun 26-Jun-16 18:27:19

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]
118621Tue 03-May-16 13:13:31

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]
4182107Mon 20-Jun-16 09:01:31

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]
105801Wed 02-Mar-16 18:43:36

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]
1841068Sat 28-May-16 09:34:49

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)
71511606Mon 27-Jun-16 00:50:39

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.
1271606Sun 26-Jun-16 22:11:23

AAISP


    User comments
2812656Sun 05-Jun-16 15:08:20

AOL


    User comments
4994597Thu 11-Feb-16 23:36:28

BT Broadband


    User comments
258831326Tue 28-Jun-16 09:49:17

Demon Internet


    User comments
1641145Sat 07-May-16 03:16:47

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7337253Thu 02-Jun-16 23:46:33

Eclipse Internet


    User comments
2872207Sat 04-Jun-16 17:16:48

Entanet International Ltd.


    User comments
198737193Wed 01-Jun-16 12:30:27

Hyperoptic


    User comments
52463Mon 20-Jun-16 14:56:36

IDNet


    User comments
4225299Sun 24-Jan-16 16:37:22

K-C (Karoo)


    User comments
41166Sun 28-Jun-15 19:28:34

Madasafish


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9509403Sun 26-Jun-16 20:41:42

Merula Limited


    User comments
40232Tue 08-Dec-15 19:21:48

NewNet


    User comments
3953915Tue 24-May-16 10:55:12

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
255240267Tue 28-Jun-16 09:58:55

Post Office


    User Comments
941006Sat 25-Jun-16 12:45:34

Sky Broadband


    User comments
309527892Mon 27-Jun-16 18:48:07

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
110311791Sat 25-Jun-16 00:11:17

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
183918559Mon 27-Jun-16 01:01:56

Vodafone


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
1198Tue 07-Jun-16 17:41:20

Zen Internet


    User comments
126014398Thu 23-Jun-16 19:34:14

Current adjusted date is: Tue 28-Jun-16 10:29:43