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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.
332533452Thu 08-Oct-15 01:13:29

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.
564683661Mon 05-Oct-15 20:10:30

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.
461177566Thu 08-Oct-15 22:25:45

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.
8177018Tue 06-Oct-15 11:12:25

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').
3545024Fri 02-Oct-15 19:07:47

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7084351Mon 21-Sep-15 08:33:19

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
1961094Sun 04-Oct-15 15:49:08

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]
6218774Tue 15-Sep-15 23:50:33

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]
1691936Fri 25-Sep-15 13:53:54

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.
2112277Thu 08-Oct-15 22:02:50

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!
171522655Wed 30-Sep-15 10:06:34

Which ISP? (Business)

    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1771792Tue 22-Sep-15 13:27:31

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]
84713727Thu 17-Sep-15 13:15:14

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.
154412591Sun 04-Oct-15 07:27:16

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]
177317632Tue 06-Oct-15 09:22:40

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]
4554099Wed 30-Sep-15 13:25:29

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.
178416629Thu 08-Oct-15 22:29:21

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
125911116Sun 04-Oct-15 20:38:18

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.
269724711Thu 08-Oct-15 21:29:16

Linux Issues

    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2472583Sun 31-May-15 15:19:21

Apple Issues

    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
138713652Thu 08-Oct-15 10:47:25

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
241530760Thu 08-Oct-15 19:48:54

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]
4212882Tue 06-Oct-15 00:12:45

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4514240Mon 31-Aug-15 04:16:04

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]
117620Thu 30-Apr-15 22:54:48

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]
4102016Tue 29-Sep-15 23:37:41

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]
99761Fri 10-Jul-15 13:49:18

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]
1801043Wed 07-Oct-15 23:05:59

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)
69211003Wed 07-Oct-15 09:29:41

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.
1251579Wed 23-Sep-15 13:57:48


    User comments
2722497Tue 29-Sep-15 13:13:17


    User comments
4964584Thu 10-Sep-15 20:06:56

BT Broadband

    User comments
250029765Tue 06-Oct-15 15:08:24

Demon Internet

    User comments
1631135Sun 30-Aug-15 12:10:31

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7187138Wed 07-Oct-15 21:14:08

Eclipse Internet

    User comments
2842184Wed 30-Sep-15 14:28:47

Entanet International Ltd.

    User comments
198437170Tue 06-Oct-15 00:56:38


    User comments
38322Tue 22-Sep-15 11:59:51


    User comments
4205258Sun 04-Oct-15 20:44:07

K-C (Karoo)

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


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9479358Sun 04-Oct-15 20:58:37

Merula Limited

    User comments
40230Thu 25-Jun-15 17:40:52


    User comments
3933903Mon 14-Sep-15 14:40:11

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
244138119Thu 08-Oct-15 22:50:56

Post Office

    User Comments
90978Wed 07-Oct-15 23:56:22

Sky Broadband

    User comments
305527294Mon 05-Oct-15 18:56:27

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
108211458Mon 21-Sep-15 11:14:35

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
178718010Thu 08-Oct-15 23:00:38


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
434Sun 04-Oct-15 14:32:36

Zen Internet

    User comments
121613468Mon 05-Oct-15 20:36:19

Current adjusted date is: Thu 08-Oct-15 23:02:57