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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.
348434512Thu 23-Feb-17 15:19:09

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.
606391598Sat 25-Feb-17 08:59:28

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.
549393464Sat 25-Feb-17 08:35:49

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.
8827782Wed 22-Feb-17 12:23:39

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').
3945594Wed 22-Feb-17 12:22:46

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7154414Wed 22-Feb-17 09:57:16

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
2611459Sun 12-Feb-17 18:59:11

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]
6499015Fri 24-Feb-17 19:00:28

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]
1751989Sun 12-Feb-17 10:58:29

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.
2242505Thu 08-Dec-16 02:06:10

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!
180124066Fri 24-Feb-17 12:55:34

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1831843Fri 13-Jan-17 19:44:42

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]
88714559Fri 24-Feb-17 21:42:31

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.
167213773Tue 14-Feb-17 12:58:00

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]
185519020Fri 17-Feb-17 15:05:26

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]
4894455Sun 12-Feb-17 00:40:18

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.
188317792Wed 22-Feb-17 20:29:14

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
132911775Fri 24-Feb-17 11:28:05

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.
286726519Wed 22-Feb-17 16:49:53

Linux Issues

    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2572689Wed 26-Oct-16 17:01:34

Apple Issues

    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
142914019Sun 12-Feb-17 11:09:06

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
287636312Fri 24-Feb-17 09:48:14

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]
4302920Sat 25-Feb-17 05:51:38

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4564264Fri 10-Feb-17 11:23:15

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]
120632Mon 10-Oct-16 14:55:54

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]
4282165Fri 03-Feb-17 18:20:03

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]
106857Thu 23-Feb-17 18:24:18

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]
1841073Tue 13-Dec-16 09:26:32

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)
74412446Fri 24-Feb-17 09:15:23

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.
1341651Tue 07-Feb-17 00:04:42


    User comments
3073110Fri 24-Feb-17 22:57:15


    User comments
5004617Sun 04-Sep-16 12:52:43

BT Broadband

    User comments
270632936Wed 22-Feb-17 21:38:48

Demon Internet

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

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7477325Fri 24-Feb-17 14:36:10

Eclipse Internet

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

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
198837200Fri 02-Sep-16 08:54:32


    User comments
57562Fri 24-Feb-17 21:49:41


    User comments
4235305Thu 09-Feb-17 22:15:35

KCOM (KC, Karoo)

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


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9519408Wed 22-Feb-17 12:28:41

Merula Limited

    User comments
40244Fri 17-Feb-17 11:27:52


    User comments
4003930Sat 14-Jan-17 13:02:02

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
264042028Fri 24-Feb-17 12:12:52

Post Office

    User Comments
981027Fri 25-Nov-16 19:45:04

Sky Broadband

    User comments
314828458Thu 23-Feb-17 09:14:58

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
112912029Fri 24-Feb-17 20:32:11

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
188119276Fri 24-Feb-17 21:40:02


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
30382Tue 21-Feb-17 23:06:21

Zen Internet

    User comments
130114837Fri 24-Feb-17 11:06:29

Current adjusted date is: Sat 25-Feb-17 09:01:59