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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.
339933950Tue 03-May-16 17:45:44

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.
585187436Tue 03-May-16 22:52:37

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.
501684752Wed 04-May-16 06:00:09

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.
8447297Tue 03-May-16 21:52:04

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').
3695245Mon 02-May-16 12:06:44

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7114385Fri 11-Mar-16 16:40:52

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
2141181Tue 26-Apr-16 11:48:39

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]
6368857Tue 03-May-16 17:51:26

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]
1731966Thu 07-Apr-16 20:41:14

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.
2182470Mon 04-Apr-16 13:13:26

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!
175623193Tue 03-May-16 23:04:45

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1811822Tue 03-May-16 01:45:53

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]
86514163Mon 02-May-16 10:39:05

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.
161113139Sun 01-May-16 18:49:39

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]
180017898Tue 03-May-16 09:43:50

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]
4704191Tue 03-May-16 19:00:26

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.
182517187Wed 04-May-16 02:47:29

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
130411561Wed 27-Apr-16 21:17:48

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.
278525809Tue 03-May-16 22:18:33

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.
140513838Fri 01-Apr-16 06:30:46

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
264733609Tue 03-May-16 17:55:52

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]
4232894Tue 12-Apr-16 17:32:40

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4524242Sat 09-Apr-16 21:11:32

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]
4172068Wed 04-May-16 00:14:56

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]
1831065Fri 15-Apr-16 04:19:45

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)
71011550Tue 03-May-16 23:56:42

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.
1271599Tue 26-Apr-16 14:14:35


    User comments
2802649Tue 03-May-16 10:32:04


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

BT Broadband

    User comments
256230875Wed 04-May-16 03:32:40

Demon Internet

    User comments
1631144Thu 07-Apr-16 11:45:17

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7327250Tue 26-Apr-16 08:32:14

Eclipse Internet

    User comments
2862204Tue 03-May-16 14:03:14

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
198637189Wed 20-Apr-16 23:25:08


    User comments
50449Tue 26-Apr-16 14:14:49


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

K-C (Karoo)

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


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9479380Wed 23-Dec-15 21:44:20

Merula Limited

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


    User comments
3943908Tue 05-Apr-16 09:04:42

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
252639803Tue 03-May-16 22:21:23

Post Office

    User Comments
92990Wed 30-Mar-16 22:13:25

Sky Broadband

    User comments
308627823Tue 03-May-16 23:51:53

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
110011770Sun 01-May-16 15:46:31

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
183118460Tue 03-May-16 16:08:57


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
1072Tue 03-May-16 20:31:22

Zen Internet

    User comments
124714237Tue 03-May-16 02:02:04

Current adjusted date is: Wed 04-May-16 07:01:00