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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.
389637836Sat 28-Mar-20 22:49:40

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.
6701101523Sun 29-Mar-20 14:03:23

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.
664201Sat 21-Mar-20 14:25:59

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.
6909119579Sun 29-Mar-20 14:39:05

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.
107310676Fri 27-Mar-20 18:42:03

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').
4266151Wed 25-Mar-20 22:42:52

tbbMeter Issues

    Discussion relating to the tbbMeter bandwidth monitoring tool
7304490Mon 23-Mar-20 13:16:08

Broadband Quality Monitor

    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
4242492Sat 28-Mar-20 10:50:58

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.
2392631Thu 05-Mar-20 04:55:23

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!
189225414Sat 28-Mar-20 18:37:01

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]
93515527Thu 26-Mar-20 23:14:30

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.
186115478Sat 28-Mar-20 17:02:12

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]
201621102Fri 27-Mar-20 13:16:31

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.
203019431Mon 09-Mar-20 13:44:25

Hardware Issues

    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
138812185Sat 28-Mar-20 18:37:13

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.
302527771Fri 20-Mar-20 16:01:25

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.
146414239Sat 07-Mar-20 12:19:39

Gaming Forum

    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
322238282Wed 18-Mar-20 16:21:40

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]
4452995Mon 09-Mar-20 23:47:31

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics

    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4624309Tue 17-Mar-20 11:45:16

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]
4682480Thu 12-Mar-20 07:05:04

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]
1891104Fri 20-Mar-20 15:31:13

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)
79012961Fri 06-Mar-20 16:38:59

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


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


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

BT Broadband

    User comments
287735139Sat 28-Mar-20 10:41:58

Demon Internet

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

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange

    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7757724Thu 27-Feb-20 19:13:15

Eclipse Internet

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

Entanet International Ltd.

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


    User comments
1221103Sun 29-Mar-20 13:59:31


    User comments
4415592Mon 24-Feb-20 11:01:26

KCOM (KC, Karoo)

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


    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


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

PlusNet plc

    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
279744246Wed 25-Mar-20 19:44:25

Post Office

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

Sky Broadband

    User comments
322229136Wed 26-Feb-20 23:48:42

TalkTalk Broadband

    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
121512931Sun 29-Mar-20 13:04:09

Virgin Media (Cable)

    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
202020955Wed 25-Mar-20 17:26:25


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
901045Sun 29-Mar-20 12:28:44

Zen Internet

    User comments
145716885Sun 29-Mar-20 09:07:46

Current adjusted date is: Sun 29-Mar-20 14:44:41