Inspired by Max Berry's book, Jennifer Government, NationStates is one of the most popular online simulation games. The forum boasts over 5 million posts and 200,000 users.
It is the Italian Community for Ubuntu, a popular open source community operating system based upon the the Debian Linux Distribution.
Info-Mac is a community dating back to 1984 as a mailing list and was the first online community for Apple's Macintosh computer. All of their content was converted to phpBB in 2007.
KDE is mainly known for producing the KDE Desktop Environment (used in Kubuntu) for Linux.
Fujitsu is a hardware and IT services company focused on providing IT-driven business solutions. Their community forum is powered by phpBB.
Boasting almost 14 million posts, Ars Technica is one of the biggest and oldest technical forums still operating today. They use phpBB to power their forums and comment system.