Hyperoptic Broadband Reviews

Sometimes the best way to get a feel for a broadband provider is to read what those who are already customers think of the service they're receiving. Below are all the reviews we've received for Hyperoptic.

Recent Customer Ratings for Hyperoptic

  • Satisfaction
    3.7 stars
  • Customer Service
    3.8 stars
  • Speed
    3.8 stars
  • Reliability
    3.7 stars

Based on 141 customer ratings since 2019-10-01 (Show all time ratings)

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175 Customer Reviews for Hyperoptic

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Extremely unstable (disconnects) and extremely slow most of the time even when we are on 100MB. And they think it's not their problems. We phoned customer service and he was so rude. I then emailed and nothing was resolved. They only changed the channel (which didn't help) and asked me to upgrade. What a good waste of money and time.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
Isle of Dogs Hyperoptic  
The experience I had with them is quite frustrating and too time-consuming.

The whole team is operated in Serbia. And, although they think they do the good job, they don't.
And, their command of English speaking has not resulted into good turnout of problem solving or question-answering. Never the Smooth installation ot its date setup, even, or, now I am dealing with the suspicious delay in Service termination.

I experienced all those, and, they need to train absolutely everyone in the Customer Service team first, who have no idea of how things are getting done. The managers sound like the typical reps and their reps don't sound like they just received different versions of English (foreign) manualsand as if they were just hired.

All they are good at is, They just keep giving out lip services politely.

I would rather have some experienced experts who will focus on how to get things resolved.

But, my inquiry is answered by random representatives of all experience levels every time, and, at one point, they all gave different answers of different directions, until one staff suggested they should stop responding to me with different answers NOT to confuse me further. That showed how their structure of the teams were a pure mess.

Their installation setup dates are changed without consent, and, the technicians are equally confused with the changed dates, without any given materials to work with. And, the company wi fi signals are shown as 1Gbps although my service is only 150Mbps. And, when I wanted to change the wi fi name and password, there was NO instructions online (and surely the representatives still insist they do and they don't have any knowledge of why router wifi name and password should be changed) and the supervisor I spoke to admitted himself not familiar with the issues, and, their untrained staff or his company website security problem.


And, when I finally figured out to change the factory default password to my own, to avoid any hacking risk, even that website link was NOT secure, exposing my new password could be sent and saved somehow without encryption. Till then, they did not even know how much security had to be embedded in their websites, they did not think of their business far enough.

Their Telesale service reps did not know what is offered and what is not. And, one representative was clearly explaining the terms, then, the next one challenged the term and instead of honoring my already opened account and its installation date setup, she tried to go back and replay the call conversation to find who I spoke to and tried to make sure the telesales person to get punished. Dog eat Dog situations without my consent, but, for her justice fulfillment!

And, it was just terrible to see what she was doing, instead of helping me (she is the same one who changed my cable installation date pushed 2 days further without my consent). And, when I reminded her that I actually managed the installation date 1 day earlier, another Representative said it was a wrong installation selection (assuming that I made a mistake) and tried to cancel the whole installation date.

Confusing to read all so far, right?


This is exactly how things happened to me, with tons of confusion thrown at me by remotely operated Serbian call center. Nobody was answering the calls from UK to understand UK business. And, they took my words as insulting their country. Really?

And, none of them apologized but kept adding what each one of them thinks was right to confuse more. But, no one cared what I would get.

On the installation date, they stood me up, then, the next day, someone called and left a message, but, did not show up. Then 3rd day, someone showed up. Sad to say, the tech was nothing but a wonderful immigration guy who barely spoke English, and paid with minimal wage, and, he was not well trained to put to work (Customer service said it would be a perfectly trained English guy of many years of trade experience). It turned out he started to work for 6 months without anyone showing him of any skills.

And, he had no idea where he was drilling in my property. As I am a professional, I stopped each step, but, where he took his freedom and drilled, it was a little mess.
He could hit the pipes or wires. But, his innocently ignorant mind would not know how serious the problem could be.
He would not have general knowledge of the construction layout, or, facility codes.


And, the Internet speed. I am from 3 homes of 3 countries with 150Mbps, 1Gbps, and, this 150Mbps is typically 65Mbps, and, upload was only 14Mbps with wired connection. That is okay for now, as my neighbors hasn't piggyback the same signal from this cable yet.

So, don't expect super fast but it is not slowing down as my review is still within the 1st month.

And, the way they lay out the cable in the pre-existing, residential block is quite alarming.

Anyone can go up to open the ceiling in the corridor, to cut their bundled wires. And, they just simply did not secure their reserved cable lines.

And, I mentioned that their website is not secure. And, Their customer service is far below anyone's expectation cancelling the installation dates, and, not explaning anything solidly, and assuming a lot from the replies their other reps produced, but, NOT by the actual customer's.


Now, my non-contract term termination is not honored and, although I submitted my request 5 days ago, no one is answering my request, but tossing around my request and discontinuing the chat windows at random. That is how they do the business.

Will you join their faster speed no matter what? I have spoken, chatted, and called hours costing 30+ hours within the past 4 weeks. And, I spent over 250 pounds to buy materials to cover the cable and patch the mess. was it worth it? No, But, UK Internet broadband service is so limited, either you wait for more years or you get this now situation, in my case.

I hope you get the better chance than my unfortunate experience with them, if you decide to proceed with them. Good luck!
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    4 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
Isle of Dogs, London Hyperoptic  
The speed is terrible, I might as well be on dialup. Webpages don't load that used to load, youtube buffers, movie streaming goes all pixelated and continually pauses, sometimes I can't even load facebook...or even google!
Customer Service is efficient and can get through, but whats the point when the product is rubbish?
speedtest.org numbers shows that its better than my previous provider, but WHY do all these problems happen then? I might as well go back to ADSL because even though it says a larger number on Hyperoptic fibre, the ACTUAL experience is SLOW.
I don't understand all the positive reviews - perhaps it is localised ot my building, but when i call they say no issue with my area or building. Its getting worse by the day, and I have seen our neighbours installing hyperoptic too... will leave Hyperoptic as soon as I can, even if it means paying out the contract. Its terrible.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
Islington Hyperoptic  
customer service is just a joke - beware- stay away - they have cancelled my account despite i told them not to - some random person made application on same address and they didn't ever bother to check. took weeks to revers mess.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Kent Hyperoptic  
5 stars isnt enough. This service has been perfect in everyway. Express installation. 100% reliability: in 5 months not even one downtime. I am on 30Mbs package and I often get a few extra Mbs even at peak time believe it or not. I dont know any other provider who does this. Flexible contract can be based monthly for you to try without being tied down immediately to 12 months. Its just perfect in everyway you can think of
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Leeds Hyperoptic  
Worst broadband I have ever used, when a download starts it might be relatively quick (not overly so) it is intermittent and often takes a long time to ping through. My normal telephone broadband was much better. Certainly warn people to stay away unless the price it massively better and you arent worried about connectivity/speed too much!
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    3 stars
  • Speed
    2 stars
  • Reliability
    1 star
Leeds Hyperoptic  
I requested Hyperoptic following an offer of "three months FREE then £22 per month". It took nearly six months to connect the service to my apartment. When my first bill came in Hyperoptic had taken £95 from my bank account. When asked to explain, Hyperoptic said the offer had finished and I was being charged for installation, a partial month payment and a month in advance, at £30 per month!
As well as lying Hyperoptic broadband is not discernibly faster that that of my previous provider. It also seems to freeze.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    2 stars
Leeds Hyperoptic  
I moved into an apartment that hyperiotic supply to, called them up, the lady was pleasant and went through several options for me, I explained I may not be there for 12 months so she put on a promo so I would not have to pay any cancellation fees. Within 10 mins of the call my internet was up and running! In 6 months I’ve never had a problem, never needed to call them until I called to cancel as I was moving. Man I spoke to was nice and confirmed I had a promo on my account so no exit fee. Immediately got an e-mail to confirm the date my internet would stop and my account cancelled... no issues with them what so ever and the internet has worked perfectly!
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Leeds Hyperoptic  
I have 100mbps download/100mbps upload service for two months now. It's the best Internet I've ever had!!
That's the first time in my life when something was so good, that I decided to share my opinion with others.
100% reliable so far, perfect speed accessible all the time. After many years of struggle with BT 16mbps download/1mbps upload, fastest available at my apartment, I finally feel connected! I was really hesitating when I was reading all those negative reviews here on broadband.co.uk, but I'm extremely glad I decided to apply. Now I can't even imagine anymore how I could live without it!
Hyperoptic with it's 100 or even 1000mbps broadband is really far ahead others. The best confirmation is actually the negative review given because wifi won't support those speeds. Seriously? It's really not Hyperoptic's fault that today's wifi is not there yet ;) Sure, they could support very expensive 802.11ac standard, but most devices won't support it anyway. And you can always put your own wifi access point if you really need ac wifi. I might be old-fashioned with my desktop gaming PC connected over the wire, but that's the way to fully take advantage of this crazy fast broadband. And the comfort of finally being able to upload all those hundreds of gigabytes of personal pictures and videos to the cloud for a secure backup is really wonderful. Hyperoptic, you've made my life better, keep on doing that for others :)
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Leeds Hyperoptic  
I switched from sky as my internet always stopped. I would highly recommend Hyperoptic for its speed and reliability. It took me a day to download a movie with sky and two minutes with Hyperoptic. It was like going to the future from the stone age.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Liverpool Hyperoptic  
I was very disappointed when, after the purchase, I discovered that what was written in the pamphlet I received at home was a lie. It is written FREE same day activaction but on the next page after payment I discovered that I had space to schedule only 8 days later. I entered the chat and after explaining everything the maximum that was granted to me was a change for 7 days later. A lie to sell.
Liverpool Hyperoptic  
Worst internet company ever, they signed me up for 12 months contract and I only wanted was a one month rolling contract, now they can’t provide services in my new apartment so I have to pay cancellation fee which is £151. I am never going to recommend this company to anyone or use there services ever again.
Liverpool Hyperoptic  
This f'ing is awesome. i got the 150mbs pack for 27, i used to pay the same for bt but i would only get about 600k-1mb download, So oftened when i download a game, or update I would have to leave it on over night or i else i won't be able to do anything during the day. Not it takes me 20m to download 10gb! Its like going from dial-up to broadband again.

Apart from this, I've had to contact customer service 3 times and each time they replied within a day, which was a surprise, nothing technical though, just asking when the install was, and changing the package, all sorted within a few hours.

Having read the previous review about engineer not showing up i was a wee scared, but not issue, sent me a text at 8, showed up at 10, out the door by 11, on the net by 11.05. Really taken back by how smooth and easy it was.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
london Hyperoptic  
1 month since I signed up - had to miss 4 days of work waiting for installers that don't call, don't show, or leave with the job unfinished. Had to call customer service nearly every day, getting different answers every time. I was promised in writing that installers today would finish the job. Still no internet, and another installation scheduled. I cancelled my old provider with a 2 week overlap from when hyperoptic was supposed to be operational, but because of delays I've now had no internet at all for a week. I would have never signed up if I knew that it was going be like this.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    2 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Use them for the speed, for that they're great. For the rest, meh.

Their supplied router is rather mediocre so get a better one. (Doesn't even do 5GHz.)

Also, don't e-mail them about anything technical because they're not going to give a useful answer. Support for IPv6 not coming any time soon either.
  • Satisfaction
    4 stars
  • Customer Service
    2 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    4 stars
London Hyperoptic  
I waited 3 months for hyperoptic connection in my building and I have connection issues every other months on top the most annoying thing is they 24 hours customer service is ******* no ones answer customer call after 10pm this happened to me more aften I don't know why hyperoptic advertising falsely and make customers wait for hours and in the end no one's answer. absolute idiots
  • Satisfaction
    2 stars
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    2 stars
London Hyperoptic  
The service itself is reasonably fast, but the router they supply has a poor connection with the result that the wifi cuts out frequently.

Customer services has deteriorated greatly over a period of two years. They avoid answering questions, their responses are inconsistent and at times incomprehensible. Quite frustrating.
  • Satisfaction
    2 stars
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
London Hyperoptic  
I am very happy with Hyperoptic. The speed consistently matches the service I ordered. In terms of reliability, there has been only one outage for around 5 minutes in almost 6 months - much better then any other providers. The ordering and install process is straightforward and I did not have any problems with the customer service either. I would suggest adding a static IP option to the package though, to ensure the best possible experience.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Absolutely shameful conduct by Hyperoptic. We had to cancel our contract due to moving home for personal reasons. When I explained this, despite having been a loyal customer for nearly two years, I was informed I would have to pay exorbitant charges to leave the contract; no discretion was employed at all. Having disputed this and asked them to reconsider, I am still waiting for a response after eight days. In the meantime, we have been contacted by the new tenants of our old flat (which we no longer live in!) and been informed that Hyperoptic will refuse to connect them until we have resolved this dispute. Essentially, they are holding a new tenant to ransom over this in an attempt to guilt us into coughing up for their heavy charges.

I have never been more distressed, angry and disappointed by a provider in my life. You will find they are very friendly and helpful when you first sign up, but their customer care after that is utterly shoddy and they have no interest in you as a customer, only in how much money they can extort from your wallet. I would suggest you avoid Hyperoptic if you possibly can and go with an established, reputable provider.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    4 stars
  • Reliability
    4 stars
London Hyperoptic  
DISGUSTING COMPANY!
Have had the 1gbit for over a year. In the beginning I was daily in contact with the tech support because I never got the speed I was paying for. After a lot of adjustments I reached a stable speed of 600-700 mbps and I could not be bothered to keep nagging them. The service was a bit jumpy in speeds throughout my period with them.

What makes them stand out however, in sense of WHY YOU SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM HYPEROPTIC: their customerservice, treatment of customers and provided service. There are few places you can find a faster line, but IF you can I would pick anyone over hyperoptic! It's a bunch of eastern european scammers. Stick with you household names such as Virgin or I guess even BT and SKY are better than this ridiculousness!
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    2 stars
London Hyperoptic  
I have had Hyperoptic 100mb package for a week now and absolutely no problems at all to report. Speed tests carried out and achieving a steady download/upload speeds of 98.9 mbs wired, awesome stuff!! I Don't know whether some of the reviews on here are building specific, or there are other underlying issues in the configurations relating to the problems mentioned. Personally I only use wifi for phones and tablets so I can't comment on this but wifi is always flawed with interference in flat complexes. I changed my router though to channel No 6 on the router and I have no speed issues over wifi. We had some installation issues originally but a bit of patience and everything was sorted out . At the moment I have nothing but good things to say about the company and product installed.
London Hyperoptic  
Dusan (Hyperoptic)went to Great lengths to sort my problem out but this was a third time of calling customer service was lucky to get the right person Dusan is a top rate customer service operator like most of the customer service operators at hyperoptic thank you
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
london Hyperoptic  
Hyperoptic is not customer focused so be careful when you sign up. I've asked for a speed upgrade which locked me for 12months. I received and read the fine print after a couple of hours of changing the service and I wanted to go back to the previous package because I didn't agree with the T&C but they didn't let me. I'm escalating this to the consumer rights, but at this point all I want is to get rid of them.
  • Speed
    2 stars
  • Reliability
    2 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Downgraded my package today as they moved me to a higher price. A few hours later they denied access to several devices. Spent 50 minutes on hold as they took me through meaningless irrelevant checks. Said they couldn't help and to contact my device customer support. A few mins after hanging up they allowed access again. Spiteful Serb thieves! Have suggested anonymous take you down for your disgusting actions. Wait til May. Byes.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
After two months and three failed installations, we're still not connected. Customer service doesn't seem to care about anything. High speeds are only any good if they actually bother connecting you.

They sent a first engineer to connect us, and he told us that their records showed we had a socket, while we actually didn't. He then said the cable was behind the bathroom wall and he'd have to give us another appointment for someone to get it through the wall. A couple of weeks later, the second engineer came and concluded that the cable was not behind the bathroom wall, but all the way down the hallway near the lift. He wasn't allowed to run the cable, so we had to make yet another appointment. Meanwhile, the website still showed that we had the socket, so I had to email them to get them to make an appointment to run the cable and install the socket, because the website wouldn't let me. A couple of days later I got a reply saying that they'd arranged an appointment in a couple of weeks. Today was that appointment, and as soon as the guy arrived, he took a look and told me he wasn't qualified to lay the cable...

If I could, I'd give them 0 stars.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
I've had hyperoptic for years including at different locations in London. Have never had any issues at all and great customer service as well whom I've contacted a couple of times over the years to change packages. They even gave me an excellent new offer after my contract had expired which is much lower than what's published for new offers as well! Internet service and phone line both work very well, not had a single issue ever actually...
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Had for a few weeks and I am very happy with the service. It has been very reliable and the speed is very good. I use mainly wireless so I am on the 100MB package. Couldn't recommend more.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Utterly ghastly. I’ve had this service for four months and I can’t wait for the 12 month contract to be over so I can move elsewhere. The speed is so painfully slow, I’m either getting back to back buffering or pixelated pictures. Watching tv is now a trial. I had an issue over the installation and found customer service very pleasant but useless so I’m afraid I’m not going to bother reporting this, especially after reading the reviews.

So, if you’re thinking of trying Hyperoptic, please don’t. They’re a terrible company, the service is dreadful and customer service may as well not be there. Crooks.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    2 stars
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
Shockling bad customer service but more importantly extremely unrelaiable., constantly slower service despite subscribing to the faster service. It breaks down reqgularly It is also very expensive. Unfortunately my block Is a already committed to this service. I would avoid this company and go for a better more reliable brand name.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
Appalling. I signed up for 100Mbs and got about 4. Customer service tried very hard to fob me off and I had to insist an engineer visited. Turned out they had connected us wrongly at another point in the building. Service is frequently dropping altogether, and is never anywhere near what they promised in terms of speed or reliability. I’d recommend it if you want to pay good money for a slow and unreliable service though, as they deliver on that. Just dreadful, I am sorry to report.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    2 stars
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
Buyer beware when you first get Hyperoptic you get the speed you pay for after a couple of weeks it drops by half when I ring customer service the guy trys to tell me im getting the spped I should be and must be something broken on my pc that's doing that I tell the guy dude I build and fx pc's for a living and I can tell you 1000% theres nothing in a computer that can reduce cable speed so he hung up on me ….ill stay for the year as its still better speed then I was getting before but if I see a better offer im gone
  • Satisfaction
    2 stars
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    2 stars
  • Reliability
    2 stars
London Hyperoptic  
After having a really bad experience with Hyperoptic service in a previous apartment I swore I would never have anything to do with them again. Unfortunately we have just bought a new apartment where Hyperoptic is the only realistic option because alternatives are super slow. After waiting 2 weeks for an engineer to come I took the morning off work for the appointed time slot and needless to say nobody turned up. No text message to say they were going to be late, no email from Hyperoptic apologising, nothing. I spent two hours on the phone to 3 different people trying to find out where they were. Eventually an engineer turned up two hours late and explained that two engineers were always required in this building and they only sent one. So yet again we are at the receiving end of this company’s utter incompetence. I simply do not know how they are in business. A manager pointed out their customer service award which based on my experience in two different properties is an absolute joke. I would strongly advise having nothing to do with them unless you have absolutely no alternative.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    4 stars
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
speeds constantly down. have to phone up to fix it every time
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
Been over a year. Contract finished, call them and offer me a better package and free upgrade for the modem. The new speed upgrade is amazing and the modem flies! For £25 a month I think it’s a bargain. 2 kids on youtube, streaming a football match, wife on the pc and everyone is happy at peak hours. Defo recommend it!
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Not Happy & Would NOT Recommend: Ongoing Problems Develop Over Time
(I have to use tether 4G iPhone connection to write this as HyperOptic is again not working)
HyperOptic were installed in our block in Westminster and after HyperOptic initially cancelled the installation, eventually it was installed. All worked fine to begin with but then the problems started to develop.
Interestingly, after many years with Talk Talk on normal copper wire broadband, these problems never happened, and that was with Talk Talk(!).
Firstly, the HyperOptic Internet connection comes in and out, and HyperOptic speeds move up and down. The signal strength on Wifi for a device next to to the router moves in and out.
Then, more problems develop. The Internet goes down for no reason. This has happened a few times now and usually in the morning. The Customer Service team just make excuses, like it is something to do with my iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Windows laptop, Amazon Fire Stick, Echo Dot etc.
Then the speed slows down dramatically, to slower than my old broadband with Talk Talk. Websites don't load up quickly at all.
HyperOptic make ongoing excuses, like it is the Wifi router that they provided (yeah... right!), and it is the 2.5 Mhz or the 5 Mhx Wifi channels impacting one another (then why does your Wifi router offer both?).
I worry why the Internet is so unreliable and slow with HyperOpic. I worry that they utilise the network differently over night and in the morning, redirecting capacity.
I would not not recommend the HyperOptic service. The problems continue and are painful to deal with their Customer Service.
I know this sounds odd but as soon as I can get out of my contract, I will go back to Talk Talk(!).
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
If you want a broadband network where you get yourself 1 Gbps networking and end up with 2-30 Mbps, then you are in the right place!
I'm not joking. We got 1gbps networking but were then told we already had it, so woohoo!
I connected to the network, and the internet was off. Oh well, guess I gotta restart the router!
Didnt work. Oh well. Time to call customer service!
They actually dealt with the issue and made the internet work. But, when I first did a speedtest, I got 1 mbps download and upload. What a disgrace.
Nowadays I got 20mbps download, but still. Why?
  • Satisfaction
    4 stars
  • Customer Service
    4 stars
  • Speed
    2 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Not sure about all the negative reviews, but my own experience with Hyperoptic for the last 3 years has been all positive. Great speed, reliable connection, particularly important nowadays while working from home, good customer service.
Only recently had an issue with the broadband, called customer service on Friday, had 2 blokes visited my apartment couple of hours ago (on following Monday), changed the router and all back to normal.
Perhaps their service is not consistent and depends on the area, but again, my experience with them in south east London has been all positive.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  
Service started out great, brilliant support all the way through the contract, but then...

I found out they signed me up for a 12-month contract for £67 per month right before I was due to move out.

Based on their site £64 is pay as you go 1GB service, and 12-month contract appears to be £46 per month.

I discussed this with their management and they advised that this was a contract I signed, my question is why would you give me the worst possible option (doesn't sound very customer-centric to me).

So it sounds like they screwed me from the start. Safe to say I would not be recommending these guys any time soon.

Luckily I only had about 2 months left in the contract as I had to move out of the property I was renting, so I ended up paying for the remainder 2 months.

So, I worked out that the lifetime value of a customer for Hyperoptic is around £128. I would have been happy to take them to my new place, but since they were such (expletive here) at the end I have chosen to stay well clear of them.

Just a word of caution to everyone else looking to sign up.
  • Satisfaction
    2 stars
  • Customer Service
    4 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    4 stars
London Hyperoptic  
I have contracted the package 30Mbs download & 1Mb upload about 6 months ago. It has worked well until August/September, more or less. I then started feeling that my connection was not so great as before (specially for upload). Coincidentally, I got an email by the end of August offering an upgrade to higher speeds for a small fee. I ignored and kept testing the connection speed at random times using the google online tool. A week ago, I contacted the company to ask what was going on since the upload speed has been persistently about 25%-30% slower than expected. After an initial helpful support that didn't solve the problem, I started getting non-sense responses to my inquiries claiming that it's normal to get speeds like these (30% less than agreed is normal??? with optical fibre...) because of interference from other wireless signals/routers and that I should consider to upgrade for a fee!! I want to highlight that I tested the connection using ethernet cable several times during the last 2 days and the only time it really worked at about 1Mbs was very very late at night.... In summary, the problem here is that first, the agreed speed is not being respected. Some variation is expected but 25-30% less is too much. Second, pushing to contract higher speed rather than solving the issue is at least disrespectful. Given my whole experience so far, I do not recommend this provider and I recommend to stick to those well-established in the market. Prices are a bit higher but you really get what you pay for. That's all I want, to get what I paid for, no more, no less.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London Hyperoptic  
WOW - been with these guys for 2 yrs on 1Gb - solid connection 8-900 mbs both ways - i have experienced no down time in 2 yrs. Customer service is flawless. cannot recommend highly enough. A benchmark all companies should strive for.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
London Hyperoptic  

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