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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.
308231329Thu 24-Apr-14 09:33:30

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.
496775484Thu 24-Apr-14 19:26:57

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.
309155339Thu 24-Apr-14 19:13:32

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.
7135739Wed 23-Apr-14 19:05:31

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').
3194596Sun 20-Apr-14 17:36:39

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
6734138Wed 23-Apr-14 04:49:46

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
141807Thu 24-Apr-14 06:54:15

Mobile Broadband Speed Test

    Discussion relating to the mobile broadband speed tester
62239Mon 21-Apr-14 13:30:32

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]
5878414Fri 18-Apr-14 19:47:59

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]
1611859Thu 27-Feb-14 10:00:10

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.
1882177Sun 20-Apr-14 15:14:31

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!
162621322Mon 21-Apr-14 11:35:49

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1691739Tue 08-Apr-14 17:48:44

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]
77812587Tue 22-Apr-14 15:45:30

DSL Hardware suppliers - The Good, Bad and the Ugly

    Need to buy DSL hardware, but not sure where to go? This forum is for users to exchange experiences about different hardware vendors before you part with your hard earned cash. This forum is not for discussion of hardware itself. For that, visit the DSL Hardware Discussion forum.
[registered users only]
84559Mon 21-Apr-14 13:39:09

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.
137011195Wed 23-Apr-14 23:54:51

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]
162216048Wed 23-Apr-14 04:49:58

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]
3873679Tue 22-Apr-14 09:09:09

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.
165015517Sat 19-Apr-14 20:27:47

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
119010654Sat 19-Apr-14 11:49:02

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.
248622892Thu 24-Apr-14 17:50:15

Linux Issues

    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2432546Thu 10-Apr-14 21:34:24

Apple Issues

    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
131113193Thu 24-Apr-14 18:14:26

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
194823973Thu 24-Apr-14 19:00:32

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]
3962793Thu 10-Apr-14 07:48:33

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4424181Mon 21-Apr-14 07:19:09

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]
112565Wed 12-Mar-14 20:52:38

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]
3841805Mon 14-Apr-14 09:00:50

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]
93702Wed 16-Apr-14 14:05:29

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]
158949Sat 12-Apr-14 10:09:48

User comments on ISPs

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Resellers and Other Providers

    For discussion about DSL providers who are not listed on their own (e.g. resellers and LLU providers without a listing)
6029113Thu 24-Apr-14 19:27:00

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.
1131420Tue 22-Apr-14 11:15:54


    User comments
2602251Thu 17-Apr-14 10:41:49


    User comments
4914530Tue 15-Apr-14 10:10:15

Be Un Limited

    User comments
A dedicated forum section exists for O2 Broadband, click here to jump to it.
353031109Thu 24-Apr-14 14:39:37

BT Broadband

    User comments
219625258Tue 22-Apr-14 14:51:35


    User comments
1301368Sun 21-Apr-13 12:21:50


    User comments
1060Sat 15-Dec-12 15:07:08

Demon Internet

    User comments
1621133Tue 20-Aug-13 19:54:44

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
6286294Thu 24-Apr-14 17:53:29

Eclipse Internet

    User comments
2772131Sun 20-Apr-14 11:55:34

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
196836883Thu 17-Apr-14 07:12:19


    User comments
25200Wed 19-Feb-14 18:24:48


    User comments
4165246Sat 08-Feb-14 15:59:06

K-C (Karoo)

    User comments
40161Fri 18-Oct-13 06:45:05


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9389274Fri 04-Apr-14 16:03:42

Merula Limited

    User comments
37227Sun 20-Apr-14 11:50:29


    User comments
32123Fri 01-Mar-13 14:51:02


    User comments
3893846Thu 27-Mar-14 04:30:18


    User comments
360142201Wed 23-Apr-14 17:05:34

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
200530112Thu 24-Apr-14 17:06:46

Post Office

    User Comments
67744Wed 16-Apr-14 11:43:21

Sky Broadband

    User comments
291325716Thu 24-Apr-14 19:30:21

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
98210682Wed 16-Apr-14 19:52:38

Virgin Media (ADSL)

    User comments on the ADSL products of Virgin Media
4905317Wed 15-Jan-14 02:34:22

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
170716997Mon 21-Apr-14 22:02:21


    User comments
41238Fri 23-Aug-13 04:25:14

Zen Internet

    User comments
106911792Thu 24-Apr-14 15:55:53

Current adjusted date is: Thu 24-Apr-14 19:40:55