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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.
388437730Fri 21-Feb-20 11:03:59

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.
6681101211Fri 21-Feb-20 08:54:43

Jobs and Training


    For discussion of work placements, apprenticeships and full time jobs for those working or seeking to work in the telecoms industry. This is not a job advertising section, and is open to everyone no matter which Telco.
644186Thu 20-Feb-20 19:01:27

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.
6872118778Fri 21-Feb-20 16:21:15

Mobile Broadband (3G, 4G, 5G etc)


    Discussion about Mobile Broadband services such as 3G/EDGE/4G LTE/5G. This does NOT cover Wireless hotspots or wireless broadband providers which you can discuss in the relevant forum.
105610384Fri 21-Feb-20 15:23:11

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').
4266141Thu 20-Feb-20 08:35:38

tbbMeter Issues


    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7304490Thu 13-Feb-20 10:19:00

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
4202461Sat 15-Feb-20 10:50:31

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]
6829393Wed 19-Feb-20 19:03:24

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]
1822026Tue 08-Oct-19 17:35:42

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.
2392631Mon 03-Feb-20 22:08:29

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!
188825381Wed 19-Feb-20 23:27:19

Which ISP? (Business)


    Discuss which ISPs are best at providing services to businesses.
1861884Sun 15-Sep-19 16:55:13

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]
93115476Thu 20-Feb-20 14:44:11

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.
185715429Thu 20-Feb-20 23:59:40

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]
201121047Fri 14-Feb-20 22:53:30

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]
5234910Thu 06-Feb-20 17:22:58

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.
202819425Sun 16-Feb-20 14:10:31

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
138212164Thu 20-Feb-20 12:15:03

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.
301927733Fri 14-Feb-20 21:04:20

Linux Issues


    Information and discussion on getting your broadband working in Linux, and general Linux issues. BSD and other Unix variants welcome.
2582695Wed 27-Nov-19 17:58:59

Apple Issues


    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
146414238Fri 24-Jan-20 20:56:33

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
322038279Tue 11-Feb-20 10:01:47

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]
4442992Tue 04-Feb-20 21:52:54

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics


    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4624309Wed 12-Feb-20 07:46:12

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]
125671Wed 05-Feb-20 11:28:11

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]
4672472Fri 21-Feb-20 12:43:25

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]
112881Mon 03-Feb-20 18:15:50

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]
1891092Wed 18-Dec-19 16:54:14

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)
78912953Thu 20-Feb-20 19:51:39

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.
1381676Tue 19-Nov-19 14:32:32

AAISP


    User comments
3713874Wed 05-Feb-20 18:02:55

AOL


    User comments
5094681Sat 30-Mar-19 07:24:25

BT Broadband


    User comments
287335124Wed 19-Feb-20 12:44:32

Demon Internet


    User comments
1661149Sun 13-Jan-19 09:33:13

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7747714Sun 15-Sep-19 13:55:10

Eclipse Internet


    User comments
2932237Mon 28-Jan-19 06:14:20

Entanet International Ltd.


    User comments
199137212Tue 19-Nov-19 13:56:33

Hyperoptic


    User comments
1171079Mon 17-Feb-20 08:00:30

IDNet


    User comments
4405580Wed 19-Feb-20 18:40:44

KCOM (KC, Karoo)


    User comments
45182Mon 30-Dec-19 11:06:52

Madasafish


    User comments
Including Freenetname, Waitrose.com, Global Internet and other Brightview brands
9539417Fri 13-Dec-19 10:36:22

Merula Limited


    User comments
40245Sun 15-Sep-19 11:09:00

NewNet


    User comments
4013940Wed 21-Mar-18 19:30:54

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
279544224Fri 21-Feb-20 13:19:48

Post Office


    User Comments
1061080Sat 08-Feb-20 12:01:53

Sky Broadband


    User comments
322129128Fri 21-Feb-20 09:14:03

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
121312923Sun 16-Feb-20 22:34:54

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
201620934Fri 21-Feb-20 06:36:39

Vodafone


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
881035Wed 12-Feb-20 16:34:59

Zen Internet


    User comments
145216853Mon 17-Feb-20 09:01:08

Current adjusted date is: Fri 21-Feb-20 16:30:56