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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.
361835860Mon 15-Jan-18 01:09:19

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.
632796745Tue 16-Jan-18 09:57:27

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.
101711Mon 15-Jan-18 23:51:23

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.
6071103740Tue 16-Jan-18 06:03:59

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.
9018063Sun 24-Dec-17 20:51:17

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').
4085764Thu 11-Jan-18 18:45:35

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7244445Mon 11-Dec-17 18:08:46

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
3231894Thu 11-Jan-18 14:43:06

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]
6609124Fri 13-Oct-17 19:28:12

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.
2312541Fri 29-Dec-17 09:38:18

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!
183124556Mon 15-Jan-18 10:19:38

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1841846Tue 06-Jun-17 15:21:04

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]
90514880Mon 15-Jan-18 10:16:45

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.
173614340Mon 15-Jan-18 20:40:41

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]
190519728Mon 15-Jan-18 17:27:09

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]
5054753Sun 14-Jan-18 13:15:47

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.
192818373Sat 30-Dec-17 21:44:20

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
135211929Wed 20-Dec-17 09:12:08

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.
294027217Mon 15-Jan-18 10:15:00

Linux Issues

    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2572689Tue 12-Dec-17 10:29:33

Apple Issues

    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
144414146Tue 09-Jan-18 22:55:50

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
301137396Mon 15-Jan-18 14:41:28

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]
4312932Thu 28-Dec-17 12:13:44

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]
122653Sun 03-Dec-17 20:51:17

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]
4422306Tue 16-Jan-18 09:14:12

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]
107861Tue 04-Jul-17 23:35:42

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]
1861088Mon 14-Aug-17 09:38:07

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)
75812666Sat 13-Jan-18 11:18:53

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.
1371665Mon 04-Dec-17 12:58:17


    User comments
3293394Sun 14-Jan-18 02:22:52


    User comments
5034636Mon 15-Jan-18 10:14:28

BT Broadband

    User comments
279034128Mon 15-Jan-18 17:08:10

Demon Internet

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

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7597501Sat 23-Dec-17 15:03:44

Eclipse Internet

    User comments
2892222Tue 01-Nov-16 08:39:59

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
198937204Mon 15-Jan-18 22:52:07


    User comments
77759Wed 20-Dec-17 19:15:41


    User comments
4315353Sun 14-Jan-18 09:51:42

KCOM (KC, Karoo)

    User comments
44177Thu 24-Nov-16 15:04:23


    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
4013940Tue 02-Jan-18 05:47:45

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
270443010Mon 15-Jan-18 15:27:23

Post Office

    User Comments
1011036Mon 13-Nov-17 12:00:47

Sky Broadband

    User comments
317628770Mon 08-Jan-18 17:27:16

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
115612425Wed 15-Nov-17 21:10:51

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
193420054Mon 15-Jan-18 08:45:08


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
44518Fri 12-Jan-18 14:32:42

Zen Internet

    User comments
135315661Tue 16-Jan-18 08:54:03

Current adjusted date is: Tue 16-Jan-18 11:24:25