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

Based on 1937 customer ratings since 2021-07-05 (Show all time ratings)

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3,571 Customer Reviews over 90 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    West Midlands
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    When plus net is up and running it is reliable internet. However I have had a multitude of issues with them. I paid for fibre optic broadband and after 6 weeks the correct wall connection was installed. For a week I had wonderful fibre optic. The service then cut off. Plus net then told me fibre optic was unavailable in my area. I assured them it was and I had been using it, but they told me I was incorrect and then said I would have to have normal Internet. This then took an additional six weeks to be set up. The problem (told to me by the open reach man) was that I had been connected for fibre optic and so the wires had to be moved about on the street box back to normal broadband. So I could have had fibre optic all along. But I gave up on that in want of an easier life.

    Months later I am moving house. I called to move the address and spent one whole hour on hold to speak to an advisor. When I got through I was told the associates who can help you move address only work until 8pm and there was nothing they could do. So I now have to call and be on hold another hour to move address. I am not exaggerating on hold times. They have the worst customer service I have ever experienced for broadband. I completely regret leaving EE. Don't go with them unless you know you won't be moving or requiring support with your broadband in any way at all!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    UK north somerset
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Hi,
    I have had plusnet for A long time I Put up with it for a while 2 years but I thought I might review it again after 2 years so hear goes:
    I have been receiving 2 mbps out of a predicted 20 mbps
    the service often goes out and crashes due to packet issues.
    the service fluctuates which seams not bad but I game as a hobby and getting 0.83 mbps that hops to 19.00Mbps at the top service?
    And I have no reply for 3 months or longer phone call then 5 mins
    I loved it for the first month then The server crashed thats where it all began.
    I use to be a big fan of plusnet But I think it's time to switch.
    TENSULP-- Yes folks, we're going backwards!
    help me.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Exmouth
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    AVOID, AVOID, AVOID. A sub-division of BT and a truly appalling company. They were recommended by Which, so I took out broadband and phone package with them. Outrageously high rates for international calls – £43 plus VAT for an hour long off-peak phone call to France. Staggering. Customer service rude and offhand when I phoned to complain about disproportionate charge; tried to complain online and it is so fully automated you just reach a dead end; then they send you a customer satisfaction email asking how well they handled your complaint. About to lodge a complaint with Ofcom and also write to Which who really should not be recommending them. In addition, the broadband is extremely slow a lot of the time – slower than old style dial-up.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    UK
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Awful! unreliable service. terrible customer service. spent hours and hours on the trying to get in touch with support. When finally succeeded, received very poor service. had to spend several days at home from work for technicians visits that did not solve the problems. tried to cancel service and switch to a more reliable provider. Had to spend hour on the phone to make it happen and received rude and unreliable service throughout. Stay away from Plusnet!!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Me leaving a review says something as I usually don't bother with leaving reviews if I was slightly unsatisfied. However, Plusnet has been so incredibly awful that I just had to give my two cents. I booked plus net as I heard some good things about them. They charge a £50 installation but claim £50 cash back so thought that would be taken off straight away. My total bill was £75 and when I paid I waited for an email about the cash back. No email, so I called them. Was put on hold for about 1.5 hours to eventually speak to someone that couldn't handle me being slightly annoyed about my experience so far. He was quite rude but did cancel my subscription in the end as I had enough at that point. He guaranteed that I would not be charged for the £75. 2 days later, £75 came out of my account. I called them again, again put on hold for nearly an hour. The guy that answered didn't even give me a chance to say anything, was extremely rude from the start, interrupted me,... It's obvious that he had been complained at by other customers all morning, but I hadn't even complained about anything, I just asked about my charge. People like that should not be put on customer service. I wish I could make a complaint about just the guy individually but I don't want to be put on hold for another hour. Worst company ever!!!! Ended up going with Sky, as they seem way more reliable. Moving house is already so stressful, i really don't need a bunch of rude guys making it hard to just get broadband connected. Awful.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    redruth
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    plusnet dont even deserve single stars. service from start to finish was dreadful. keep me waiting 3 months to set up broadband and phone with countless excuses. broadband speed was never over 2mb. countless months of incorrect billing. and never keeping me informed of progress of problems. and if they didbother it was a feeble text even after being reassured i could speak to a person!! No matter what day or time you called the wait time was always 15minutes!!! So glad when contract ended. however getting refunded money owed to me was just as stressful. I Will never recommend them to anyone! They do not deserve their 'Which'award for customer service.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bury St Edmunds
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Sadly, i have to write a damming review of Plusnet for their home broadband service and quality.
    You could not make it up as to the poor servcie levels i have experienced and are still experiencing.
    After nearly 2 weeks of a disrupted service I am no further forward.
    Just finding their customer service telephone number (when you've not got an internet connection) is a massive headache.
    I had to personally wait over an hour to get through and they apologised saying they are trying to recruit more staff !
    My wife waited in for 6 hopurs and their Engineers did not even turn up.
    After tryign the live chat for 45 minutes i still made no progress, other than we'll call you.
    So i am left with no internet and no answers from Plusnet as to when they will fix the problem.
    As soon as i am out of this contract i shall change provider, even if it costs me more money per month.
    Plusnet are simply very poor, especially when things go wrong.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Highlands
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Comments
    All was well till I moved home. Line faults and road needs dug up, the fault of BT of course! Blackmailed into accepting callout charges, failure to communicate, promises re billing broken and the refusal to address the issues have left me wishing I'd never dealt with Plusnet. Plusnet blame BT, yet BT own Plusnet! It's not the speed of fixing the fault that upsets me, it's the lies & the lack of communication. Apparently Plusnet customer complaints department is offline so I can't even speak to them. I have lost all faith in what used to be a good company to deal with.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    eastbourne
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Many talks re. internet dropping --sometimes 6+ times a day --never resolved---they just want to send someone out for a hefty fee.Can't wait to leave them
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Perthshire
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    My 75 year old mother was in hospital for 14 weeks. When she came out her plusnet phone had been cut off. Her community alarm is linked to her phone line so it needed to be reconnected urgently. I phoned plusnet 3 times and was kept on hold for between 25 and 45 mins each time before I spoke to an advisor. It took 3 calls to finally get the phone reconnected. We thought everything was okay until 4 days later we tried the Internet and found it had been blocked. It took another 2 calls with long holds each time and after another 2 hours we finally got the Internet reconnected. This was apalling customer service to a 75 year old terminally ill woman. Plusnet you should be ashamed!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Perthshire
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    My 75 year old terminally ill mother had the misfortune to have plusnet. She was in hospital for 3 and a half months and her phone and broadband was cut off due to non payment. We contacted them 3 times the first day she came out of hospital to reinstate her service. Each call took over 25 minutes. We made a payment and the block was lifted off the phone. Her community help alarm uses the phone line so it literally be life or death to her. 4 days later we logged onto her Internet and found that was still blocked it took 2 more 30 min phone calls and another payment (in advance) to lift that block. Throughout the phone calls the phones were not answered for between 25 and 45 minutes. The staff were rude and unhelpful (especially Megan McKay) were was particularly unhelpful and inflexible. My mum wanted to cancel the contract with them and was told it would be £226.59! Disgusting!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      4 stars
    • Customer Service
      4 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Have been using them (fibre) for almost a year now. Actual speed not exactly what they originally promised but still satisfactory (around 35 MBPS download) and it has been reasonably constant throughout the period
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Sales pitch was all promises but sadly no trousers. Minimum calls service time of 30 minutes on hold , no call back option and then frankly inept levels pf help when you do get through.go sky.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Birmingham
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Customer service is diabolical. It's easier to get blood out of a stone than to get to talk to someone who can help with any issues. It's like if you have any problems, you are on your own. The 'instant online chat' where the say they will be with you shortly, I was put in a queue of 13. An hour later, still no contact, so I refreshed the chat. Then I was in a queue of 21. When I had no broadband for nearly a whole day on seperate occasions, they wernt apologetic, I still had to pay full whack for a service I wasnt getting, and when I cancelled my DD, i ended paying more
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Cheddington
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I am having to use my sisters computer to lodge this review as I have been without internet access for 3 weeks now! I only joined Plusnet in June and I am not impressed. Some of the excuses I have been told is that the fault would be repaired by Monday! Monday came and went twice and still no broadband! Its an outreach problem and out of Plusnets hands! Each time I call, I am on the phone for 30 minutes or more and life is just too short so I have cancelled my direct debit and they can get in touch with me now.
    Cheddington
    LU7 0RN
  • Reviewer
    Location
    East London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    BY FAR THE WORST PROVIDER AND CUSTOMER SERVICE I CAME ACROSS!!

    They are always trying to make it look like it's your fault. Engineer came to my house but didn't even install the required fibre socket.
    They are telling me I could do this myself. Apparently I don't need an engineer to install it yet I was charged over £50 for the engineer ( Apparently he did some work outside the house in the cabinet) didn't even come to my house to install anything.
    Spoke to them about 10 times in a month, they give me different advise everytime.

    I'm just cancelling my service with them now.

    I WOULDN'T RECOMMEND FOR ANYONE TO GO WITH PLUSNET.
    They will NOT do you proud!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I am typing this in my iPhone as the pliant connection has gone down again. I regret having signed with plusnet. I signed for up to 38MB. Service is often below 6MB. Even when it is in the 30MB range - rare but possible - the latency means it can take 10 seconds to load a webpage. It takes around 30 mins to get through to their customer service, they don't accept notification by email, and the customer service is terrible. At various points they tried to make me call them whenever the connection was slow so they could verify that (ridiculous given it takes c30 mins to get through), refused to do anything to sort their installation and equipment until I could find a PC with Ethernet to plug in (use Mac which doesn't have one). Over ten calls, repeated attempts to escalate and three months of low speed frequently dropping connection later, they refused to let me terminate for their breach of contract and said they would make me pay for the remainder of the year, because they hadn't been given a chance to rectify the fault. I'm about to escalate to offcom. Connection remains terrible, I have wasted 20 hours trying to sort out the connection, and no end in sight. Stay away from plusnet - I'm prepared to and may have to litigate to get out of this. Don't fall into a similar trap!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Woking
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      3 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    The wait times for support are always at least 15 to 30 minutes. Totally unacceptable. Router is as basic as you can get with limited range.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Henley-on-Thames
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Totally crap - even emails to the CEO do not get acknowledged. I have ditched them and became a customer of super efficient BT Infinity today. The Plusnet TV ad is a total con. My bill has gone up three times without me being told
  • Reviewer
    Location
    South wales
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      3 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Recently broadband speed has dropped.technical not interested just giving excuses.wanted £46.00 for new router as current one was dropping out on uploads
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bath
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Been with plusnet on and off since the golden years of dial up. Since bt took them over the service has gone downhill. Never again
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Signed up for phone & broadband after mooving from talk talk as comparison site said was cheaper. BIG mistake. Talk talk has unlimited minutes and plus net do not. Charge a fortune if you go over you limit. Was offered 100 amazon vouchers when joining. Never came and just spent 20 minutes on hold to be told they would get back to me.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Dorset
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Does what it says on the can. I am an IT professional and this is the supplier of choice for most of my colleagues. Why? Well everything can go wrong and it is how you put it right that matters.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    exeter
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Been with Plusnet for 3 years, getting it FREE for 12 months after an easy haggle at renewal! Customer service is the best, any problem been resolved quickly, can't fault this company. Is there another Plusnet that's getting these bad reviews, because my experience could not be better.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hampshire
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I signed up to Plusnet a month ago. They screwed up the landline transfer with BT unplugging my line from th cabinet a week prior to handover. The broadband went ok once I got BT to plug the line back in. Now Plusnet have sent me an email about my first direct debit - charging me twice for landline. Apparently they can't correct it until it's gone through... yeah, right. Will I ever get my money back?! I would NOT recommend this company, they are about as efficient as their parent company BT.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Dumfries
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Awful. Following a house move and cancellation I was bombarded with emails and calls regarding my now cancelled direct debit despite having been informed that nothing was owing on the account. I was then sold or rather missold an all inclusive package but had to commit to a two year contract. The landline qas installed fine, broadband a week late, both my wife and I work from home, no apology no compensation. Prices have continued to rise despite being sold a 'won't change' package, was advised that if exchange upgraded then we would automatically be upgraded too - this did not happen. Received an email advising of changes in charges and able to terminate with no fees, did this today only to receive email advising of termination charge - unbelievable, but no surprise. Surely this has to be THE WORST provider out there
  • Reviewer
    Location
    East london
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I have been a customer of plus net for 3 and a half years now. Every year there seems to have been some form of issue. Ok, i understand problems can occur and no provider is excellent! but how much do you tolerate? is the question.

    1st year: Absolutely fine, tremendous speeds, overall good experience.

    2nd year: Things are starting to get a little bad now. Loss of connection, red lights constantly on the router over a period of time. I ring customer service up, the bloke who then tells me to open up the telephone socket and make sure wiring is intact. Absoutely SHOCKING!.. For starters how do you know i'm somebody that's even able to do such a task? (luckily for him, i run my own maintenance business, so i do have know how) but that's beside the point.

    Moving on!

    I get told to do all the basic tasks, switch on and off, make sure cable's aren't unplugged and etc. I then persuade him to send out an engineer. Engineer finally turns up after 5-days and in the mean time i get a lovely email from plus net, telling me if the fault is within my telephone line, inside my home, i will be charge £56+ VAT for a call out. Very upsetting if you ask me!

    Engineer now arrives (a complete noob!) His interests are only to why i have more than 1 master telephone socket in my home and this is the reason to why i'm having problems. I then briefly explained to him, we've had broadband in our home for the last 11-12 years, we've never had such an issue with the sockets, and i don't believe these are causing the problem, we operated a small home business a long time ago, that's there reason for being there.

    At this stage he refused to check any further, unless i allowed him to disconnect every telephone socket and leave only 1! very very poor workmanship from somebody who classes himself as a BT engineer!

    Upon doing whatever checks necessary, he then realised the router itself was faulty! After ruining all my sockets in the home. Replaced the router and also tried to give me some cobblers by telling me he did a "line reset" which was required to fix a fault also.

    3rd year: Nothing but connection problems, smart TV is constantly buffering for connection, I phones are loosing wifi signal, cannot watch a 2min vid clip of youtube without it buffering, yet again!

    i check there website for Service status and see a maintenance list come up of all the area's effect. My town (East of lon) wasn't even in the list and yet i was suffering tremendously! few day's later i'm now getting an email of PRICE INCREASES! lol! what a joke!

    The speed plus net claim to give you is never even close when you do a broadband speed check. There suggested speed is calculated over a monday morning 9am schedule. Not busy periods

    So people this is my story, for those searching for a broadband service i strongly recommend you look elsewhere and think twice!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    South Bristol
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We've had issues with PlusNet for over three long years. The contract came up for renewal and after many discussions with PlusNet I told them I would not renew unless they could promise they would sort out my problems. Reassured things would be fixed I stupidly renewed for another two years. Our telephone line crackles so badly we use our mobiles and the broadband drops off. Usually after it's been raining. Eventually a few weeks ago an engineer was sent out. I knew our line from the telephone pole is fine as an engineer working on the one outside our home was working on it, and he checked for me. We told customer services we didn't want to be charged for him coming out, and kicked up a fuss about it.The engineer said there was no fault on the line and changed the telephone socket which was very old. He informed my wife the problem was fixed. A week later PlusNet texted me and told me that after monitoring the line and connection that there was a fault and they would send out another engineer. When they contacted me, again by text they said an engineer would be visiting when nobody would be home, so I rang PlusNet to reschedule. Customer services said there was no problem with the line. 'Really?' I queried. The telephone line is now buzzing and the broadband is dropping off either after one, eight or twenty minutes usage. I was given online a colourful chart showing my broadband was working, curiously though I was logging on and off at several minute intervals. I told PlusNet this was where the broadband was dropping off and starting but they won't believe me. I've now kept a diary which they'll be receiving. They are in breach of contract as I'm paying for something I'm not receiving. I feel I'm locked into something and now PlusNet have my money they really do not care about their poor service.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bedford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    ONE STAR IS FA A A A R TOO MUCH

    ---2015-7-08---
    Called them to complain...AGAIN... about their useless ISP service...

    Call lasted 37m41s on my cellphone!...

    RESULTS!... TOTAL WASTE OF TIME!...

    Called a couple of times in the past few months...
    Expected call waiting time is ALWAYS at least 15m...
    I believe it is kept at this so people will just not waste their valuable time waiting for them to answer... (crafty plan?)

    Then they ask you you a tring of annoying questions
    "Just to justify they are speaking to complainer!!"
    Yes I am spending 31minutes 41seconds mobile time because... well I've got nothing better to do...(while my ISP is not working)

    Then they make me go through all the technical connecting, disconnecting, changing routers and telling me to move my original router to the main telephone box to check it there (which would involve a lot of office furniture moving)
    and if I don't and they find a wire fault somewhere...
    I WILL HAVE TO PAY THE CALL OUT!!...

    THEY told me, about 2 months ago to move it in the first place...(didn't offer to pay me for my time and professional services)...

    WHAT THE HECK DO I PAY A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION FOR!???...

    I signed a contract stating that I would pay Plusnet a certain fee each month if they supply me with uninterrupted bandwidth 24 hours a day for each day of the month...

    I am paying... FACT!
    Plusnet is NOT SUPPLYING!... FACT!
    "Breach Of Contract"... I certainly think so!...
  • Reviewer
    Location
    York
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Tried to move home and take Plus Net with me. Contacted them with plenty of notice and was told it'd be installed in new home just a week after I moved in. Ok, a bit longer than I'd hoped but fair enough. Then something went wrong - 'the order wasn't built correctly'. So there would be a delay from July 3 to July 7. Annoying, but ok. Had to call them for an unrelated issue so thought would check if was still on for 7th. Apparently not (not that they'd bothered to tell me). Would now be the 10th but they'd call back to confirm. no call. I contacted again on June 6 - he would look into it and get back to me - he didn't. I rang again on July 8 - now looking at July 17 for earliest. Again, only found this out because I rang. Asked how much it would be to contact - as I'd signed up to a new contract would be over £200 to cancel, even though they're not actually providing me with any service. A joke. Very tempted to cut my losses and pay the money the customer service has been that bad. Happy to provide you with my user name plus net if you want to leave a reply, though i'm sure i'll just get a generic, we're doing all we can message.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    highbury
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Comments
    terrible service .i do not thing they have a enough server to deal with their hostile selling method.their advert saying about customer service excellence??!!lie..you have to wait one hour to speak to someone on the phone and they are useless.i have a same fault over two weeks but no one cares.do not get contract with them.probably they will go bankrupt soon.their advert and reality is different.i do not think some one is checking them,DO NOT TAKE THEIR CONTRACT,BECAUSE YOU DO NOT GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR...
  • Reviewer
    Location
    TAMWORTH
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I am another one of the many customers who have not had my Internet connected yet, despite having signed up over 6 weeks ago. My service is still not connected and customer services have failed to contact me about this issue to resolve it. Currently out of pocket massively as I'm still using my mobile data at great expense. To sum up this company I'd have to say they are a complete bunch of scumbags who deserve to die of cancer, and all of their children too..... Just so there is not another generation to carry on this legalised robbery of our time and hard-earned cash. They are scum, and nobody has closed them yet. This robbery on a massive scale is still being allowed. Shame on you Ofcom for not addressing this and allowing us customers to be dragged through this ordeal.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    oxford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    Comments
    I SUCESSFULLY SUED PLUSNET/BT IN MY LOCAL COUNTY COURT !

    In February 2014 I contacted PLUSNET to install a phone line & supply a modem & broadband at the new house I was moving to, I paid them £72.98, I received confirmation of my order (a contract ?)in the post the following day & 2 appointments were booked for a month later for the work to be done. I moved to my new house & waited, I took 11 hours off work unpaid to be at home for the BT Openreach engineers, but no one turned up, I tried to contact PLUSNET on my mobile several times only to be told I was in a queue & had to wait over 40 minutes, I also tried to contact them by using the local call box - again I was in a queue & would have to wait over 50 minutes. I wrote to PLUSNET to complain & demanded my £72.98 back plus my lost salary circa £400 including compensation for breach of contract & explicitly gave them 14 days to comply or I would take them to the small claims court, their response was to offer me a miserly £25 for my inconvenience & my money back if I formally asked for it, "HOW OUTRAGOUS!" So of course I made a claim through MYCOL the online small claims service, I offered mediation & waited for their response, NOTHING for approximately 12 months ! so a hearing date was set & surprise surprise I start to get phone calls & an offer in writing of £150 to settle this time from BT LEGAL. I now know that PLUSNET in their incompetence failed to book the 2 appointments with their parent company BT OPENREACH thus wasting my time & causing my financial loss. The case was heard on 03/07/2015, PLUSNET/BT didn't even bother to attend simply sending a letter, I had a very thorough, & severe but legally professional examination of my claim & my evidence by the justice (I'm not going to mention his name) my award was just shy of £300 & they have until the 25th of July to pay. I shall keep you informed. I would urge anyone who has issues with utility companies be it water/gas/electricity or telecoms to do as I did & use the small claims court – that is what it is there for ! At the time of writing this BT have 5 CCJ’s against them dating back to 2011 (& now 6 with mine) this company & its subsidiaries simply don’t care if they break civil law – it’s time we ALL complain & use the courts to get justice.
    Eriko.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Huddersfield
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Switched from Sky last year. with sky I had a 12meg connection, since switching I had 8-9 meg, as with others my connection was constantly dropping and had to reboot the Plusnet modem every time to rectify the issue. I have worked in IT for the last 15 years and spoke to PlusNet on numerous occasions and explained it is a problem with the Modem/router, every single time they did a line test and fobbed me off saying it was a wirless issue even thought i`m using wirless and RJ45 network cables from diffrent pcs. In the end i gave up with plus net support and dug out one of my old Routers a Netgear DGN2200 and since I replaced the Plusnet pile of ****, im getting 11.3 meg and no drop outs at all. Plusnet support are the worst I have had to deal with.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hackney
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Don't ever get plus net, completely trash, seriously. ending my contract asap,

    The connection plays up so often, i'm more supprised if it runs smoothly.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Lancs
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolutely the worst customer service, broadband speed and reliability I have ever encountered. Avoid them like the plague!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    manchester
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    absolutely disgusting, we have been waiting since October to get connected it is now July and we have been paying them since October, they keep saying update next month think they are just messing us about taking our money
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Rotherham
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Until now I thought AOL was the worst broadband supplier but Plusnet beats them hands down.

    Joined Plusnet in January 2015 and had nothing but problems noisy phone line and broadband connection problems, customer service is none existent, staff are argumentative and rude and tell you any old lies, the truth is Plusnet are rubbish and they known this for a fact, they will fob you off and try to make extra charges for reporting faults, I have caught them out lying so many time I have lost count, I cannot wait until my contract is up, I have already made two complaint to Ofcom and will be making a third today.

    I advice to any one thinking of joining Plusnet is don’t and avoid Plusnet like the plague they will leave you in a world of anguish and woe.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Stafford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Comments
    The worst company. Twice messed up my order. One month without broadband . Customer service don't have a slightest clue what they are doing. Don't respond to questions,ignoring enquiries,cut you off during live chat. They don't deserve even one star. Plusnet did not make me proud !
  • Reviewer
    Location
    bradford
    Reviewing
    Plusnet
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    4 months into a 12 month contract and i wish i could get away from this dreadful company. Having had broadband service without problems for over 12 years i had a brain f**t on leaving Tesco because i listened to friends telling me how bad TalkTalk was do i wish now i had stayed oh yes i do. Whatever you do please please do not join this awful company and its complete lack of any service currently my 2 tablets are at the side of the router but cant see it yet can see many other routers up to 500 yards away!

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