Broadband - DNS addresses

Published 21/05/2004 12:06   |    Updated 18/02/2008 14:41
What are the DNS addresses for BT Broadband?

Preferred DNS :
Alternate DNS :



What does the DNS service do?

A DNS server converts DNS names like into their IP address equivalents such as


When you do not have DNS service, your computer cannot find the IP address of the target server based on its DNS name.


If you encounter some applications that continue to work, it may be because they are set up to go directly to an IP address, bypassing the need for DNS service. The issue can be resolved by adding a DNS address that is missing, or correcting one that is invalid or mistyped.


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