Plusnet 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 Plusnet.

Recent Customer Ratings for Plusnet

  • Satisfaction
    3.3 stars
  • Customer Service
    3.5 stars
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    3.2 stars

Based on 3105 customer ratings since 2020-12-01 (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.

3,478 Customer Reviews over 87 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    Calver
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Comments
    Actually awful. It's always buffering even when there's just one person using it. It switches off and on randomly and doesn't even work half the time.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Norwich
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I have honestly never come across such horrific and unprofessional customer service in my life. I moved house and was told that my connection would be ready on the 7th December, it's the 27th now and still no closer. Rang and got told they would refund my account £15. £15!! For almost a month with no connection and paying extra to get wifi here! Passed from department to department with no care at all.

    Worst part: tried to cancel my contract to be argued with by the woman because I still had connection at my old property until 7 days ago - I haven't lived there since the start of the month!! Now they think there gonna get a £130 cancellation fee, I'm thinking they won't be getting a single penny out of me.

    Avoid at all costs, not one company ranging from BT to Vodafode and even Talk talk are this incompetent.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Chelmsford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I have been with Plusnet for 11 years - ever since it was enabled in our exchange. This used to be a brilliant company but is no longer. My Broadband has been dropping out a lot and this meant phoning them. Don't choose the online chat system. You might as well email yourself and you don't get to the person you need. My line is provided by BT who arranged very quickly for an engineer to call. The problem was identified as noise on the line but I needed to get Plusnet to make some alterations to my settings. The shortest wait on the phone was 45 minutes and the longest 87 minutes. Yes - 87 minutes. Each time they told me they had done what I asked - hard set the SNR to 6db up and down and put interleaving on. Each time they told me they had done it but the next agent said they they hadn't. The last agent said he could understand my annoyance. Um! If you raise an electronic ticket for the fault it can take 3 to 5 days for a reply. My speed used to be about 16mbps but is now isn't. This used to be a really good company but no longer is. They tell me they are currently training more people to answer the phone. Too late for me. I'm off to their parent company BT for a variety of discounts. Their main call centers are now back in the UK. The problem is the C21 boards in the exchange which are failing but Plusnet couldn't do anything about that and told me to go to BT to sort it.I am, but not the way they meant.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Oxford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Plus Net service is appalling, 18 months now of being fobbed off with customer service. The internet supply is terrible. I'm not going to waste my time going into every aspect of their service. Please be warned anyone thinking of signing up.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Awful broadband speed, shocking reliability. Can go to nearly no connection at all for hours making it unusable. 1 star is not bad enough.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Dorset
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    AVOID at all cost worst company in the world bad customer services, slow broadband its like dial up, rude staff, don't deal with complaints, steal your money, phone line fault's broadband fault's don't get fixed shambles should be closed down
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Northants
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Plusnet – Free NVQ Level 2 Telecoms Engineer Training and Btec Feng Shui
    If you have too much time on your hands – appoint Plusnet as your internet provider. There’s hours of fun in trying to get connected and when you do, they specialise in providing download speeds that make nipping to the reference library in the next County Town by bus to find information seem pretty nippy - then sending you on endless and amusing wild goose chases around the house; making you do average impressions of a telecom engineer in an attempt to speed things up a little.
    Then there’s the jargon – only it doesn’t sound like jargon because they give it an honest twang of a Yorkshire accent. So when they tell you that the “issue is still open with our supplier” or “There appears to be a cap on speed which only happens with external issues” you’re the one that feels daft for not understanding what they’re on about. I think the highlight from James in the “Silly Forfeits/Customer Service Department” was moving a large bookcase to get at a socket – then I was told to remove the front two screws and plug the ‘matchbox type thing’ into the ‘filter socket’ which he assured was lurking there. Then call back (easier said than done – but will come on to that!). No Filter Socket found in the box – but then again (as I was told on next call back – yet another half an hour I’m never going to get back) you’re only going to find a filter socket in the box if the screws on the outside of the box are in the lower half of the front of the box (wtf!!).
    There’s a prize for anyone that gets a message estimating less than 15 minutes (and estimate really does mean estimate) before the call is actually answered. Whatever you do – unless you are desperate for basic telecoms training – avoid Plusnet! On the other hand if you’ve got time to kill – knock yourself out!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Doncaster
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Virtually unusable after 9pm, shocking, ive called them up, the member of staff, checked my signal, and said call again if it carries on, it got worse, I called again, it was a 30 minute wait, I gave up and wemt to bed, im getting rid of thee goons as soon as possible.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    isle of wight
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    customer service very slow,usually on hold for over 20 minutes.e mail service is terrible,always going into a downloading loopfor each e mail for at least 5 minutes and then timing out.its a known problem by plusnet but as the email service is "free" havent done anything about it.will move back to bt when my current contract ends.must go now as ive got 3 hours spare and ive got 30 e mails to open.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Halifax
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Plus net DO NOT make small businesses proud. I run a small charity in Halifax and had phone and fibre from them to run the office computers and VOIP phone system.

    We moved to new premises and we were promises several times service was available for Fibre so duly paid £60 to move the service.

    The order failed TWICE and was told it was because the Plusnet worker inputted information incorrectly on the Openreach system. But it was only after speaking to an Openreach engineer I found out there was no capacity at the exchange.

    When I took this information back to PlusNET they wanted to only offer a substandard 1Mb ADSL connection which would struggle for a one computer user to use, and would no way run our telephone system and computers at the same time.

    So there response is to charge a £500+ cancellation charge and no refund so far of the £60 move fee. I even offered to take service at home so the charity didn't get charged a huge fee and this was flatly refused.

    I am furious and they have not offered any solution but repeat over and over that we agreed to a contract so have to pay the termination charges. I know that - but the fact of the matter is, we chose the premises because they could offer FIBRE service and its them that CANNOT provide the service so why should the charity be penalised?

    My letters and online messages go unanswered and its up to me to keep calling to try and sort this out.

    Well Plusnet, I am going to name and shame you everywhere and even get local media involved and let them see how you DONT make you proud! #MostStupidTaglineEver
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Keighley
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    If I could give zero stars I would. The WORST EVER internet provider. How do they get customers . Nothing ever works correctly and they can't ever fix any issues. Go elsewhere.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Cardiff
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolutely useless, customer service is a joke, wait for them to eventually answer the telephone after being forced to listen to a terrible racket for 20 minutes or more. I still had no modem after a month, eventually cancelled with them, my advice is to avoid completely. I cannot comment on broadband speeds etc as I was never able to use it!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    East London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I had been with them for years and even recommended my ex to join them. I told them that I would leave them on 10th January. They are not happy and I waited 6 months for the broadband content and line rental to come close to each other - one on 12 January and 16th January. Now they sent me this demand even though I left them earlier than the expiry date:
    You recently cancelled your services with Plusnet on 10th January 2020. We have been unable to take payment for your termination invoice associated with your account closure.

    We'd like to remind you that payment is still due.

    What happens next?

    You are required to pay the balance of £0.24 in full within the next 14 days. If payment is not received, your account balance will be forwarded to a third party Debt Collection Agency which will incur an additional cost and may have an adverse effect on your credit file.

    Just how nasty can PLUSNET, THE ONE WHO WANTS TO HELP HIMSELF TO YOUR PURSE, get?
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Durham
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Terrible customer service. Avoid!

    I've been with Plusnet for a number of years and havent really had a problem with them. However, I decided to change supplier as we live in a village and only get about 1 MB. What complicates matters is that I want to get my internet from a company that provides a local wireless service offering about 13 MB but dont do telephone services. Therefore I'm having to go elsewhere for the phone and decided to use the Post Office based on price.

    I initially cancelled my services with Plusnet and was given a termination date of 6th June (today). However, when I spoke to the Post Office I was told that I should have called them first as they would normally cancel on my behalf so that there would only be a few hours between the cancellation of Plusnet's phone service and the Post Office's starting.

    Therefore I called Plusnet back the next day (31st May) and spoke to an adviser called Richard Byron. After explaining the situation I asked him to cancel the termination of the phone line and to terminate the broadband on 14th June. He assured me that this had been done and charged me £22 cancellation fee.

    Having done this I telephoned the Post Office again to put the order through again and expected everything to proceed normally.

    Yesterday I was shocked to be told by the Post Office that the termination with Plusnet was still due for 6th June and that the Post Office couldnt start the process of transferring my service until it ceased. This could mean that I am without a phone for up to 15 days and also might lose the phone number I have had for over 12 years.

    When I spoke to Plusnet they confirmed that Richard Byron had failed to cancel the termination for 6th June which meant that the termination for 14th June had been rejected. They were unable to do anything to help as BT Openreach need at least 48 hours notice to reverse a termination.

    They also have refused to offer any compensation for the fact that I am now going to be without both broadband and phone line for up to 15 days and will have to use my mobile phone data instead, which has poor reception where we live anyway. Both my wife and I work from home and this is extremely disruptive. Plusnet couldnt care less.

    I would strongly encourage everyone not to use Plusnet and any existing customers to consider transferring as their customer service is frankly appalling. The adverts are a complete and utter pack of lies!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hampshire
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Impossible that Plusnet is one of the Which winners. They must pay them.
    Broadband speed is terrible, we just moved to them and now, we can't call by WhatsApp, Netflix films freezes, customer service is terrible, they make you wait on the phone for over 30 minutes waiting for you to give up and put phone down as they now you already call them for support. My broadband speed should been minimum 40gb and we only getting 13gb. They are terrible.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Solihull
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Terrible company-phone lines always have 20-30 min wait -promise to contact you and dont sell fibre speeds -charge more for fibre speed stays the same -appauling management and company -reported to Ofcom
  • Reviewer
    Location
    LEIC
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Poor tel service. Always 30-40 min wait, even on Sunday morning !. Slow broadband. Not nec cheaper than talk talk . Avoid.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Cleckheaton
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    When I joined plus net from sky. Plus net connected to an old disconnected telephone line. I had to wait four weeks for connection. During the 18 month contract both telephone and broad was a night mere.
    As I decided to move and another network they cut me off nine days before the transfer date and charged us for next month.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Canterbury
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    We used Plusnet in our student house for two years. Be wary, we got a good deal to start but after 18 months the price rocketed. The speed was generally okay but unreliable and often dropped out several times a day.
    The worst aspect was the service at cancellation. I was the account holder so the £34.98 total was taken from me every month. I called and cancelled the contract in June, paying the extortionate £30 cancellation fee on top of our final bill. The account was supposedly closed, but come July the monthly bill was taken from my account again. I called several times over the space of two weeks to rectify the issue and it took almost the entire month for the company to refund me.
    Come August, the did it again. Once again I had to call and call, and finally sort a refund. That took 10 working days to get to me.
    I was and still am shocked and appalled that the company billed me not once but twice after I had cancelled. Incredibly frustrating and the service from the team dealing with my issue was basically dreadful.
    I would avoid plusnet, it turned out to be one big con.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Romford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Such a waste of time, the actual broadband was always slow and lagged, got cut off for 6 days after calling 8 times they managed to fix / chase up open reach! And for my trouble was give £2.16 off my next bill
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Preston
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Hard to rate the broadband when I cant use it, placed an order 2 weeks ago and still haven't received the equipment to connect so when I switched I was without a service. As I work from home I had to go out and buy a router, so thanks Plusnet for putting me £70 out of pocket. Do me proud? Do me raw more like.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Very happy with the service so far, it took quite a while for an engineer to come out but the broadband was up and running within an hour. Great speeds and the customer service has been ace so far (though there are long waiting times) I'm happy I switched from Virgin :)
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Kent
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    TERRIBLE, DISGUSTING, POOR, AWFUL, OUTRAGEOUS these are the words that come to mind with plusnet. I left sky giving them 4-6 weeks notice and went with plusnet also giving them 4-6 weeks notice. Attracted by the promise of customer service And the cheapest rate. You pay for what you get, in this case you pay and get nothing. Sky informed us that plusnet had not contacted them so they put a hold on th line, this took 3 weeks to sort out so we were without a phone line, once th sky broadband elapsed we were without broadband and have been for over 2 weeks. The fibre is now ready and I am advised it will be another 8 days to activate. So to recap, to avoid being without service I gave plusnet plenty of notice yet it appears they have sat on their bums and not done anything which has resulted in me paying for more and more and more mobile calls and phone data. My advice don't go with plusnet or give them 6 months notice as it delay after delay after delay despite their promises
  • Reviewer
    Location
    MIDLANDS
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Plusnet pride themselves on customer service but don't actually stand up to their claim. They secretly add add-ons to your package that you don't know about and without telling you double the cost of these. in hard times as we are all currently experiencing due to Covid-19 they were unable to offer and financial help unless you're willing to sign up to a new contract term. I'm done with them forever!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Huddersfield
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Totally messed up my house move. As far as I knew, everything was arranged for the day after I moved in to get an engineer out. When I called the day before to confirm the installation, I was told there was an error in the order and it would have to be rebooked. I agreed to this even though it was leaving without internet over Christmas. Again, the day before installation was due I called Plusnet to confirm. Now there was a problem with Openreach because my house already had an active line (it didn't). I asked them to confirm the details to find they'd booked the installation at the address is moved from! Absolute incompetence! I told them where to stick their broadband and moved to Sky. In Plusnet's credit, they agreed to waiver any early termination fees.
    Our so I thought....
    10 months later, I received an email from Plusnet saying payment could not be collected for my latest bill. I logged into my account to find a bill for early termination charges - issued 9 months after my move. As during the previous fiasco I'd spent hours and hours on hold to their customer services, I contacted them via webchat. The operator confirmed that the bill was raised in error and world be credited. Two weeks later I bet a call from their debt department chasing payment. I told her the story and she said she had put a note on my account. Two days later...another debt chase call! I demanded to speak to someone who could help without being put on hold for hours and was put though to technical support(?), the operator said he had emailed the billing team to sort this. We'll see.

    I will avoid Plusnet and would recommend anyone do the same unless you're a fan of incompetence. As I'm also in a position to do so, I've also transferred my company's broadband away from Plusnet. It's hard to believe they're owned by BT. They definitely need to invest in staff training!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    High Wycombe
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    A sequence of mess ups and missed managerial reviews, resulted in 12 phone calls (typically over an hour long) and 4 months without internet. What did we get in compensation? £12 which didn't even cover the cost of calling
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    This was my 2nd phone call regarding speed problems, I pay for fiber optic broadband but in the evenings I can’t even use my facebook
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Swansea
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Left talktalk at end of contract for Plusnet. Initially ok, but customer service was terrible and broadband speed was poor. Moved home in middle of contract, which they extended without notification. Had opportunity to leave in June this year as BT offered better contract and cash back. It was worth buying out from my Plusnet contract just to leave them. Just to prove how or their customer service was they tried to double by exit fee, which I fought as I had the original quote in writing. Plus they sent letters for the outstanding amount to my old address despite I hadn't lived there for 6 months, suggesting I wS avoiding them. They only had to ring me, I was on the same telephone number. NUTS! Would never go back.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Edinburgh
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    I have been with plusnet for over 10 years, infact I think they were called EdNet when I signed up with them. They have been great until recently. Since lock down I have the broadband speed to be terrible. It drops from time to time, my internet phone is no longer usable. I have tried to call to report this twice. The first time on hold for 40 minutes. Second time on hold for 20 minutes. Finally spoke to someone that said oh I need to put you through to technical support (not an option on the menu when you ring). She seems to have put me back into the original loop with only options are new customer or customer services.. so 30 mins of waiting so far and I know I am going to go through same loop. There Bot is also not working on their website.. So disapointed!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    West Midlands
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    For the past three days I've had an orange light flashing and the connection speed has been APPALING. I tried calling them but cut off after an hour and a half. It is shocking the way they treat customers and provide them with rubbish service! I'm suppose to get a speed of 80mb and it's not even near 35! AVOID AVOID AVOID
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Isle of Dogs
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Very slow Broadband.
    Have spoke with customer services but they do not reply to emails and hard to connect with.
    Will not use Plusnet again when contract finishes in few months.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    St Asaph
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Have fibre broadband with plusnet.

    Shocking speed and reliability - on broadband speed checkers speed comes up as just over 5mb/s. With uploads coming in at less than 1mb/s.

    Thats not even the worst of it though - on average Broadband will crash on at least 5 occasions a day where it completely goes off for 5-10 minutes at a time for both wired and WiFi connections.

    Plusnets customer service whilst meaning well are totally useless and do absolutely nothing - seriously do not believe the we'll do you proud - what they actually mean is we will do nothing.

    Seriously avoid this company easily the worst broadband and customer service I have ever experienced.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bromsgrove
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Terrible. I now find their advertising incredibly patronising considering how rubbish they are, "we'll do you proud". Nonsense.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Russell
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    It is not good because it is extremely slow

    Costumer service is good because they treat you well

    Broadband speed is rubbish because it NEVER woke's and it is VERY SLOW

    The reliability is ok because it sometimes stop working
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Birmingham
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I've placed my order 5 weeks in advance. Theyve failed to set it up on time. Every time you need to call them, there's an hour wait. The customer service is appalling. If you try to cancel the services online, you're sent around like an idiot. Never again
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Scotland
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    the fraudsters - in the contract guarantee a minimum signal speed of 50 mbps after checking the speed every day, the result was between 11 - 36mbps. I reported many times, but they did not do anything - now they blackmail me that I cannot change the supplier to another. Does this mean that you can lie in the offer and then block? They are scammers, do not sign a contract with them - extreme dishonesty, insolence and rudeness
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hastings
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Had issues they didn’t help broadband connectivity useless I left!!!

    AVOID
  • Reviewer
    Location
    UK
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Absolutely abysmal treatment when moving to another provider. Had an email informing me that my service would be cancelled - but direct debit was still collected the following month.

    Contacted the customer services team to rectify this - got a refund and was assured that the service would be cancelled.

    The next month they tried billing me again. I contacted customer service to get this cancelled but they failed to do so before the billing date.

    However, as I had cancelled my direct debit I then got non-stop emails and text messages harassing me for payment.

    Feedback to me from customer service was non-existent and the emails and text messages kept coming for over 3 weeks.

    Eventually, my whole account was closed but the first I knew about this was when I tried to log in to their portal to find that my account details no longer existed.

    For a company that is supposed to have a reputation for good customer service I would have expected better.

    Now, I am left needing to check my credit reports to ensure that their automatic systems haven't flagged my account as being late paying - I raised this issue with them but they just continued to ignore me.

    I will never be returning to them and could not recommend people enough to STAY AWAY!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Chesterfield
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Switched from BT to plus net believing I would get the same service. BIG mistake.

    I only get Internet for 45mins each hour with constant drop out and disruption. Mobile devices are not able to use the WiFi at all it is that bad.

    I had 3 engineer visits, only 2 of which turned up.

    Customer service is poor, technical department know less than I do and I'm no expert, issues were never resolved and their staff did not log the complaints accurately. Staff fabricated information on call logs and complaint logs to make it look like it was resolved/closed when it was not. Never received any call backs even though I was promised every time. When 2 engineers couldn't fix issue but admitted it was there, PLUSNET threatened me with charges if I requested any more engineers.

    All in all, saving 7 quid a month cost me:

    -3 days wages from having to wait in for engineers
    -Over 10 hours of time and money on the phone to customer services
    -Over £50 for various signal boosters which didn't work as the signal was fine just nothing on the end of it...
    -Over £75 in data bolt ons to use Internet on my phone (while sat less than 2 metres from the router)
    -£21 cancellation fee when I rang and told them to shove it.

    In summary I wouldn't recommend them to my worst enemy.

    PLUSNET COST ME OVER 400 POUNDS ON TOP OF THE CONTRACT IN ONLY 11 MONTHS
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Wirral
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Literally, can not wait to take this router and smash it. The worst Internet provider ever

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