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
    3.5 stars
  • Customer Service
    3.7 stars
  • Speed
    3.7 stars
  • Reliability
    3.4 stars

Based on 123 customer ratings since 2020-05-15 (Show all time ratings)

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Ratings are left by users of our speed test as well as by reviewers. Recent star ratings summarise the last 12 months of ratings or the last 100 ratings placed, whichever is largest.

199 Customer Reviews over 5 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    Stratford upon Avon
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    I was using Hyperoptic and was happy with the service. Speed and reliability were ok, but of cource there is always room for more, that's why I rated it four out of five stars.
    The reason why I am not satisfied is that after registering for the internet service I received an e-mail citing the details of my contract and the contract ending after 12 months. Anyway I was happy about it and that the contract would end automatically. This was a big mistake because Hyperoptic kept deducting money from my account by Direct Debit. I was only aware of this after three months because I had changed country for work reasons and it was only then that I checked my account. Customer service wrote to me that they had send an e-mail during the year telling me about changing terms and conditions and it was obviously then where they had written about this detail. Next time I will better check and read e-mails but I can only recommend to check this before you want to start using the service with Hyperoptic. All these contract details is clearly not in favour of the customer and everybody should be aware that when reading the date of a contract ending this my actually change after signing the contract.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Essex
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Been a customer for 2 years time to renew my current package has gone up £4
    No loyalty discount and current situation our country is in with covid-19 and everyone losing their jobs just another worry to add to my list of things haven't got money to pay for #ShameOnYouHyperoptic
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    Comments
    100mb package.
    Been connected for just over 2 months.

    The promises made:
    No more dropping out;
    Very fast speeds.

    What we got:

    Constant drop-outs. And I mean constant. What's caused me to leave this review is the fact -- yet again -- my internet connection has dropped 4 times in the past 5 minutes. This is not a rare occurrence; it happens frequently every day.

    The speeds are fine -- does everything I want it to do. Not 'amazed' by the speeds by any means.

    Installation was a bit of a shambles.

    Customer support aren't able to help to get a stable internet connection.

    I left PlusNet as they had a habit of dropping out for long periods of time. Hyperoptic's advertising promised an end to that. But they're just as bad. Scratch that, they're worse. I'm seriously considering paying off my contract and going back to a mainstream provider.

    Would not recommend.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Coventry
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    I made the mistake of simply cancelling the direct debit because it was unclear how to cancel my service with them. They didn't email me to say until the account had racked up two months of unpaid bills. The cancellation process took multiple days of email transactions all whilst I'm paying a pro rata fee for the extra Internet and I had to pay these bills and a £10 reactivation fee just so that I could wait another month to cancel my account (and pay for this month of unused Internet).
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Initially kept delaying installation, and now broadband is not as reliable.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Nottingham NG1
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    My 100mb package delivers 17mb on average. When I've contacted them they say it's down to wireless issues and basically it's my fault - this is despite 2 devices are plugged in!
    I'm going back to a mainstream provider.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Isle of Dogs, London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    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!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    North London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    you start with an awful installation on your wall, they do not care about your flat. Speed is very variable and forget the marketing published super speed. Customer care does not work, experiencing delays in answering is ordinary. I am moving to another company.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Se16
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Good unless it goes wrong. Installers were terrible, 0 customer service. Internet has just gone down, will take 2 weeks to get an engineer out. No Phone, No internet for 2 weeks.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    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
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Edinburgh
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Great bandwidth. Unfortunately poor customer service. It’s the second time that they have given us 2 weeks notice for planned maintenance. As someone who has to work from home, their planned maintenance/outage during office hours can’t come at a more inconveniet time.

    We have begged them to either carry out the work during out of office hours or weekends, but they were not willing to change
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Nottingham
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Ordered internet for my new flat and booked in an installation 3 weeks in advance. Engineer never showed up! I contacted them to be told that they weren't coming because they had failed to send risk assessment forms - and they didn't even contact me to tell me! Now nearly a week later and I am still without internet and no booked in installation.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Liverpool
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Terrible customer service. Shoddy workmen who installed. Quite good speeds.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Brentford
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Hyperoptic are an enigma of a company, when it works, it's very good. When it doesn't it's terrible.

    Let me start with the installation. When the engineer arrived he told me he would only be able to install my socket within 10M of my front door. This is an issue for me, as the front door is nowhere near the living room where most of my connected devices are. That being said the speed of installation was quick and the guy was efficient and knowledgeable.

    When working, the internet is ok but there are some issues. For example the wireless speeds. I have never had above 32Mbps even an optimal distance form the router. I expect some degradation of performance over wifi but 68 Mbps? or, to put it another way: less then 2 thirds of the speed I am paying for! Due to my installation issues I get about 0.5 Mbps in my living room.
    Even connected wired straight out the back of the router I only get 82Mbps. This is much less than acceptable. It's basically an outright lie to say I'm receiving the 100Mbps service I am paying for. I'm not sure how they get away with this? Maybe no one has reported them to trading standards yet? I assume someone techy would give some excuses using words like "latency" and "load form other users" or some such. However when I was with BT (which is sadly unavailable in my new building) I was paying for an 80Mbps service. They were quite honest in saying I would never get that, but they did say they would monitor the line and make sure it never dropped below 70 and, hardwired, it never did once).

    The other issue is reliability. My connection drops constantly. This makes it impossible to watch anything over a streaming service or listen to a streaming music system.

    Customer service TRIED to help. IN that the very quickly investigated the issues I was having and they sent me a new router. However the router being the same poor quality as the old one I have exactly the same issues.

    I would recommend you stear clear of these guys. The bad outweighs the good
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Poplar
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Works fine most of the time. Have occasional connectivity problems. Broadband is down today, they boast a 24 hour chat service, but the waiting time is far too long, so I waited and quit, hoping they'll have it fixed by the morning. Not impressed.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Decent speed and good customer service, however it is pointless when internet drops every time you connect to a VPN because there is no static IP addresses. I bought an add on for another 5 pound a month for a static Ip and it still does not work. Do not even waste your time or money on hyperoptic if you need to connect to an external VPN
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Islington
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Sutton
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    Comments
    The most unreliable company I have experienced!
    They are cheating on the speed. They are always available at customer service but they lies with the information about the price. They are talking in the way to confused you and avoiding to sharing the real final price and what you will pay finally.
    Try to avoid them.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    When it works it quick, but on a twice weekly basis they take the network down for maintenance without telling you, CS are useless and rude. Constantly getting calls from their sales team to upsell
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Absolutely worse customer service, took almost a month for activating my service and to your surprise, it has not been done at all YET. Emailed them, called them and chatted online with them and all I get is the constant changing of my activation dates, paid everything, asked for refund and denied and all I can do is wait for them to get my service. Definitely THINK TWICE IF WANTING TO GET THEIR SERVICE, keeping in mind the time and effort you needed to put in dealing with them even if their wifi speed is good!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    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!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    It took, to Hyperoptic 2 months to comission the line
    Therefore they cliam that the starting date was later than expecting so they couldn't issue the £50 voucher which was coming with the package.
    The service has been very average with dropping connection depending of the weather.
    And to leave they have been a nightmare.
    Only one regret, being patient and not cancel when waiting 2 months without internet for comissioning.

    The customer service prefer to blame you rather than help you out.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    NW London, UK
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Tl;DR: Don't fall for the 1Gbps marketing. Or any of the "faster speed" marketing on their media. Just another average provider, they just stretch the facts more than usual.

    Being honest, if you only need an average connection and northing out of the ordinary - just like with Virgin, BT, SKY, Talk Talk and others - and DON'T need the speed that they advertise you may be just fine. Just like any other average connection.

    But if you're choosing them for the "fibre to the property" and the "over 12x faster than the UK average", don't step any further.

    For emails and ocasional netflix/YouTube it's okay, but if you happen to work from home and make regular video conference calls/meetings, or work with heavy files, or stream 4k video, etc., manage your expectations and proceed with caution (or broaden your search).

    I have been a Hyperoptic client for about 14 months now. Got the 1Gbps from day 1 and according to Hyperoptic own tests my speed is less than 500mbps download - tests performed by their own engineers are attached.

    After months with back and forth, several tests on my end and many visits from their engineers (with loooong waiting times for responses and huge lack of communication in between themselves) they are now just offering me to downgrade, as they can't deliver on what they sold.

    Yep, so all that competitive advantage marketed all over their media that made me choose them over Virgin is out of the window. And they don't really seem to care.

    For the record, I have spoken with other people in the same building and many others are going through the same issue, but Hyperoptic is never clear about that, nor has provided with any idea on when the issue will be resolved.

    The way they also handled the whole low-speed complaint was very unprofessional, with one of the engineers even trying to convince me that under 500mbps on a 1gbps connection was "very good".

    Overall I see huge potential in the company and hope they improve very soon, but right now what I can see is that they're overpromising and underdelivering. It's a petty.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Sheffield
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Disappointing customer serivce. Internet down Friday to Monday and have had to buy extra 4g to get work done. These things happen, but no refunds are being offered for the days without service. It wouldn’t take much to knock 10% off the bill when 10% of the service never arrives. Currently just paying for something I can’t use.

    Will not be renewing.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    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
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We bought the fastest (and most expensive) available hyperoptic package as we were tired with BT's intermittent service. It is indeed fast - but only as long as you are right next to the box. Stroll a couple of yards down the hall to my bedroom and I get less than 0.5mbps download speed. Honestly! What a terrible box they sold us. Does anyone know a provider that can deliver a service in the whole flat?
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Leeds
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    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!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Leeds
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Avoid this dreadful company. I attempted to give 30 days notice to cancel my account, however nobody answered their phone for 3 days. I ended up waiting 20 minutes on the phone on the third day of trying before giving up. I left a voice message for my call to be returned, yet nobody ever called me back. I also emailed requesting cancellation, which was replied to 3 DAYS later. They then had the cheek to try and charge me an extra month despite my attempts to cancel. They ever threatened me with debt collectors over a 13 pound bill. Their connect was poor with constant dropping in my apartment. I have advised numerous homeowners in my development to avoid this deceitful company. I regret the day that I chose the open an account with them. Avoid Avoid Avoid.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London Strata
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    An absolutely disappointing service. I got into a contract with them only 3 days ago and woke up today to find no internet and it has happened for the 4th time in 3 days. The guys on the phone could not fix it and need an engineer to visit. I am a working professional and the only times they have available is during business hours for an engineer to visit - that is 9-5 and are providing no flexibility with that.
    I will not recommend this to anyone else - go for more established names instead. I am getting put of the contract since I am still in the 30 day “test phase”. Imagine what would have happened once out of the 1 month period.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      4 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Hyperoptic 1Gb is probably the biggest scam in the broadband services market, don't fall for fit. The problem is not even with the speed. Once the connection is established you will get a speed up to 300 Mbps (wifi) or up to 900 Mbps (wired). But the problem is with establishing the connection. It takes ages to load the page! Lots of time the connection interrupts or drops, images not loading, thus producing the worst browsing experience you can imagine. My mobile internet has a better browsing experience than this. I don't recommend getting this and telling this as a programmer and IT professional. Very disappointed.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Terrible terrible company. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!

    Firstly, they lost our landline number which we have had for close to 20 years during porting. This is something I can never forget or forgive as friends of my parents will not be able to contact them.

    Bill went up by £15 a month! started at £23, now paying £38. Now after losing our old landline number, they do not let you take the new phone number either, so the only way to keep number is to stay with" them. This made me think if the number was lost intentionally. Frankly speaking, I do not use the landline at all and is not an issue but it is about the principles - they are not making customers aware of this at the beginning, so please be aware of this.

    Broadband speed was fantastic to start with, but it keeps dropping so you constantly have to nag them for resets etc. It really is not worth the time and the effort. They are always available online but they are not able to solve anything.

    I hope it saves someone else and their phone number, I wished someone warned me beforehand.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    Comments
    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.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Glasgow
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Worst internet connection ever. I find the 1GB Fibre connection to be slower than my mobile phone 4G signal. I have to take my devices off the WiFi to get anything to load. Tethering my laptop connection from my mobile phone as I type. Can't wait to cancel the contract.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolute joke of a service, line goes dead for a minute or two in the middle of meetings, several times, each day, everyday. They fix it for you over the phone and back to the same "service" the next day.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Not reliable, falls out all the time and some of the worst customer service I have experience anywhere for any product. They wanted 30 days prior notice before my contract ended even though my contract was a 1-year contract, which forced me to pay for almost a full month. On top of the rudeness I encountered, they wanted to claim an early cancellation fee, cannot believe how people stick up with this company.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Hyperoptic
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    We've been with all the big players in the game (e.g. BT, Sky, VM etc) and Hyperoptic is undoubtedly the worst experience I've had. Terrible, terrible service all around. Avoid them at all costs.

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