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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.
405439234Fri 07-May-21 08:08:06

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.
6896104707Fri 07-May-21 13:44:07

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.
1384571Wed 05-May-21 21:24:04

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.
7512130437Fri 07-May-21 12:40:50

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.
118112396Sun 18-Apr-21 18:04:38

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').
4336244Thu 08-Apr-21 09:28:08

Broadband Quality Monitor


    Discussion related to our Broadband Quality Monitor
5153015Thu 06-May-21 19:22:52

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]
6869438Thu 06-May-21 13:38:43

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]
1852058Thu 22-Apr-21 16:49:21

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.
2472750Wed 05-May-21 12:32:18

Which ISP?


    Discuss your broadband provider choices
192526009Mon 26-Apr-21 21:22:55

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]
95415900Mon 05-Apr-21 20:01:19

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.
195516583Thu 06-May-21 10:05:57

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]
206921825Fri 07-May-21 12:44:29

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]
5355035Wed 28-Apr-21 15:15:16

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.
208219858Mon 03-May-21 20:55:00

Hardware Issues


    This is a forum for discussion of general (non-DSL based) computer hardware.
141212454Wed 13-Jan-21 16:59:38

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.
306428026Wed 21-Apr-21 12:56:28

Apple Issues


    This board is for general discussion about Apple computers and support for broadband services and devices.
147514337Tue 09-Mar-21 15:32:14

Gaming Forum


    Gaming is very popular with broadband. Discuss any gaming related issues here.
[Anonymous users welcome]
323038358Tue 27-Apr-21 21:56:06

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]
4513036Sat 17-Apr-21 16:19:21

Digital Photography, Video and Graphics


    This forum is for discussion of digital photography, video and graphics.
[registered users only]
4644338Mon 01-Mar-21 15:28:33

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]
128747Fri 23-Apr-21 10:07:19

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]
5022855Thu 06-May-21 19:01:04

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)
80213103Mon 26-Apr-21 23:26:54

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.
1401684Sat 06-Feb-21 11:48:09

AAISP


    User comments
3803919Fri 02-Apr-21 10:31:53

BT Broadband


    User comments
293435809Thu 06-May-21 22:52:04

EE (Everything Everywhere) and Orange


    User comments
Including T-Mobile, Wanadoo and Freeserve
7837775Fri 09-Apr-21 21:15:44

Hyperoptic


    User comments
1401239Thu 08-Apr-21 23:08:17

IDNet


    User comments
4495652Mon 26-Apr-21 03:35:09

PlusNet plc


    User comments
Including John Lewis and Force9
283544831Thu 06-May-21 20:31:08

Post Office


    User Comments
1081116Sun 14-Mar-21 19:55:17

Sky Broadband


    User comments
326029433Tue 04-May-21 08:09:42

TalkTalk Broadband


    User comments
Including Tiscali and Pipex
123713196Wed 07-Apr-21 17:06:27

Virgin Media (Cable)


    User comments on the Cable products of Virgin Media
209421677Fri 07-May-21 10:39:34

Vodafone


    User comments on the Connect or mobile products
1141233Wed 14-Apr-21 05:08:54

Zen Internet


    User comments
154617733Thu 06-May-21 18:00:34

Current adjusted date is: Fri 07-May-21 13:46:03