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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.
342334099Thu 28-Jul-16 11:51:26

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.
591788546Thu 28-Jul-16 22:51:42

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.
514787171Thu 28-Jul-16 22:00:36

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.
8547386Wed 27-Jul-16 19:11:23

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').
3775342Fri 22-Jul-16 20:22:53

tbbMeter Issues


    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7124395Wed 27-Jul-16 11:54:08

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
2251225Mon 25-Jul-16 19:19:27

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]
6408888Sat 23-Jul-16 18:38:02

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.
2222496Tue 05-Jul-16 14:27:20

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!
176723357Wed 27-Jul-16 09:53:48

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]
86814217Mon 25-Jul-16 09:15:41

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.
163713388Thu 28-Jul-16 20:35:05

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]
181518275Wed 27-Jul-16 19:30:27

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.
184517420Sun 24-Jul-16 22:43:03

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
131611643Thu 21-Jul-16 12:40:10

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.
281026075Thu 28-Jul-16 22:10:59

Linux Issues


    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2562646Thu 28-Jul-16 17:50:14

Apple Issues


    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
140913852Mon 25-Jul-16 19:12:52

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
272234443Thu 28-Jul-16 18:40:34

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]
4272907Wed 20-Jul-16 22:09:23

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]
4192108Sat 02-Jul-16 13:46:07

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)
71811628Thu 28-Jul-16 17:47:47

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.
1281611Tue 12-Jul-16 11:24:55

AAISP


    User comments
2812658Fri 01-Jul-16 23:30:06

AOL


    User comments
4994598Tue 12-Jul-16 19:56:00

BT Broadband


    User comments
261231621Wed 27-Jul-16 23:06:36

Demon Internet


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

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7357257Fri 15-Jul-16 19:35:21

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
53469Thu 28-Jul-16 20:33:22

IDNet


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

KCOM (KC, Karoo)


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

Madasafish


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9509406Wed 29-Jun-16 21:59:33

Merula Limited


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

NewNet


    User comments
3963924Mon 25-Jul-16 11:36:59

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
256540603Wed 27-Jul-16 16:23:00

Post Office


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

Sky Broadband


    User comments
310227947Thu 28-Jul-16 14:30:29

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
110511800Thu 28-Jul-16 10:35:03

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
184118576Mon 25-Jul-16 11:52:28

Vodafone


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
12112Sat 09-Jul-16 21:37:45

Zen Internet


    User comments
126914464Thu 28-Jul-16 11:17:25

Current adjusted date is: Thu 28-Jul-16 23:13:36