Zen 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 Zen.

Recent Customer Ratings for Zen

  • Satisfaction
    4.2 stars
  • Customer Service
    4.3 stars
  • Speed
    3.8 stars
  • Reliability
    4.1 stars

Based on 322 customer ratings since 2020-05-16 (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.

142 Customer Reviews over 4 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      3 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I came to Zen on the advice of a colleague, and for about two years, they were brilliant. Over the past six months, the connection is dropping every two days - sometimes more often. When I ring their support line, I have to listen to their equivalent of 'have you tried switching it off and on again?'.

    Then they go through the big list of 'troubleshooting' that I need to try - most of it designed to kill time so that either the connection comes back up or else the customer gets bored and waits for the connection to come back up.

    And then when you complain, the response is 'broadband isn't a guaranteed service'. Is there any other commercial service where we'd accept this cr*p? How about I say that my payments aren't guaranteed? How quickly do you think the service would be cut off?

    Utter rubbish.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Maidenhead
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      3 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I've been with Zen for 10+ years. I've never minded paying the premium for their support/service until now. They've turned into a company that just shuts cases even though faults clearly remain in order to hit SLAs and Goals. They pass off as much blame or potential risk to the customer as possible when faults are clearly diagnosed. They'll do whatever they can not to pass off issues to BT Openreach, where I assume they are bonused on passing off as few issues as possible. What was once a great ISP has turned into the new "We're just here to make money." Real shame.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Huntingdon
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I currently have a problem with the broadband. The engineers at Zen have been brilliant. Not only have they patiently gone through changes with me, but they have even diarised and called me back a few times to see how I am getting on. There are very few companies that will do that IMO.
    A bit thank you Zen technical team.

    Even the sales team are good
    I asked them if I might upgrade to fibre and they said that, rather than take my money, they didn't think that the speed would be significatnly better so recommended that I didn't upgrade. I am not confident that many other broadband sales teams would say that.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    NW5
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We switched to Zen 12 months ago based on (a) their great reputation and (b) faster speeds. Initially we had problems with advertised speed - not as promised. Eventually resolved. Over the last ten days we have lost our internet connection twice (first time three days with a BT Openeach engineer turning up unannounced). Now again yesterday. Each time we are asked to accept liability if it is our fault otherwise they won't investigate / resolve. Obvious from the engineer's visit on Saturday that there is a problem with the exchange. A refund for days lost is irrelevant - it is fact that we cannot use the internet when we need and having to revert to other ways of access ...... not at home. We will be switching. Great customer service does not outweigh getting the problem fixed quickly. No previous issues with Sky.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Truro
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I switched to Zen in mid February as I was fed up with BT price hike. Since the 2 week cooling off period ended, every weekend we have had constant losses to our connection at peak times. Zen keep saying that there is interference on the line, even though drop outs only happen at weekends. I would not recommend them and will go back to BT next year.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Southampton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We have been with Zen for many years and they used to be very good. For the last 12 months the service has been useless and almost unusable.
    Speed test today: 1.23 Mbps download, and 0.36 Mbps upload.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    london
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    This company was good.....things change.....it takes ages to get through on phone....sometimes the are unhelpful...and the telephone answering system is not always operating....Zen do not answer emails...or in my case they have not
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Manchester
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    You don’t get what you pay for.l with Zen I don’t believe.

    The old adage that you get what you pay for is just not true any more in my experience.

    Zen used to offer superior customer service. And I can’t even figure out if that is true, or had ever been true.

    Is it case that Zen started out when everyone else was terrible and they appeared good relative to the rubbish competition at the time?

    Whichever it is, they are now so far behind the competition.

    I have had excellent experiences with some of the big providers who provide decent routers, fantastic customer service and want to keep your business through good pricing and a professional customer service.

    Call Zen today and you are met with arrogant technical support. And you are always met with Zen’s favourite one-liner “have you got another router”.

    After 13+ years with them it’s time for me to leave.

    If I were to meet anyone considering Zen I’d tell them to save a shed load of money. Cancel your BT line and move to one of the big providers that have fantastic offers that include line rental.

    Pound for pound the service of other providers is way above Zen and their supposed superior customer service.

    It just isn’t true any more from what have experienced and it’s taken me several years of giving them he benefit of the doubt to final realise it’s them, not me!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Eastleigh
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I have tried zen now for 6 months and the service is really bad constant line dropping noisy phone line and speeds as low as 1.5mb on a promise of a min of 5.5 to 10. spent days playing there games. they contacted me to day I could have broadband for £50 set up more than anyone else they actually took £55 and immidiatly the broadband dropped out constantly so i cancelled within 12 days. now trying to get a streight bill out of them to leave.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Brighton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    No other company comes close.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Altrincham
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Don't understand all the negative reviews. Would really like to know (from Zen)why some people have had such a bad experience. I accept thay are not cheap (you get what you pay for)and there are no introductory special offers, but after my previous supplier (firenet)suddenly abandoned all their customers without notice, Zen was like a breath of fresh air. I am using my own router and most of the time am using a wired connection to my pc so don't know if that is one reason I have had no problems. Their customer service is second to none, spending a long time on the phone to help me set up/ solve problems. They even identified an incorrect setting on my own router that had been causing a previously unresolved problem with my previous provider (who even had an engineer out who failed to find the issue. Maybe I have been lucky but am very happy with Zen and prepared to accept the relatively high price for the service and support received.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Marlow
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Moved to Zen from BT and it's like night and day. Consistently high speeds (in the region of 60mbps + at the router) and very few drop outs. I have used support because there was an issue with our router which turned out to be because it was too close to the smart meter. Support was great, quick and based in the UK. What's not to like?
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Powys
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Don't provide a router. Don't provide socket-filters. You don't really get ANYTHING for your money except paying Zen for the use of BT/Openreach infrastructure!
    I upgraded to fibre BB when it arrived in my village 18mths ago. Great at first, but service has deteriorated and customer service has been non-existent. Download speeds have dropped below the minimum specified by Welsh Government's Superfast Cwnru BB project [but, of course, monthly charges remain HIGH!]. Also, I've been experiencing frequent 'drop-outs' of service for several months now - but neither Zen nor BT will investigate the issue without threats of extra charges. Zen suggested "borrowing a friend's/neighbour's modem to see if that improved things" :@ !!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I've been with Zen nearly 13 years for wi-fi (tied in through tenency) and know these people and their rubbish very, very well.

    Very simply, Zen internet doesn't work, is not going to work, is not fit for purpose and will not preform to any kind of reasonable or even just basic standard. You'll be very lucky if you can stream a YouTube video....and there is nothing​ you can do about it other than change your provider.

    They won't improve anything ever and there's no point contacting them so don't bother.

    I went down this road a few times and all they'll do is waste your time with some rubbish about ethernet wires.

    Bottom lines are they cannot and will not provide a reasonable service and you will not be able to use the internet.

    Typically British organisation.

    Fundamentally sub-standard and want money for nothing.

    Avoid altogether.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    South Warnborough
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Been with Zen off and on for many years in various houses and the service is very stable compared to when BT provided it. I've not had to contact Zen for a while but when I have they have resolved any issues very quickly. Costs more than the cheaper bundles but you get what you pay for. Keep it up Zen!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Rossendale
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Amazing!!! We live on a hillside & have always struggled with broadband speed. Tried BT, Plusnet, TalkTalk, back to BT etc. It's been a total nightmare for the last 5 years, until we switched to Zen. Previous max speed has not gone above 2 megabytes. It's been impossible to watch Iplayer without major buffering issues, constantly had to call out the engineers. With Zen, we get between 11 - 12 megs & it's like being in a new, modern world!!! HWe've had Zen for about 2 months now & not had one single problem - ever! I really cannot recommend them highly enough - I guess it must be down to the amazing router they supply.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    East London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    My business line goes down at least 10 times per day! It has been fine for the last few years but in the last 3 months it's constant disconnection problems. I think they are using some kind of unsusual setup that causes constant downtime! I have changed every setting and spent over 20 hours trying to fix! Nothing works and costing our business money :(
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Until recently Zen service was excellent. Sadly lately it had dropped dramatically. Constant disconnections, snail pace downloads. Will look to switch as soon as possible as this is a business connection and any time disconnected could prove costly. Very disappointed.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Long Eaton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We moved to Zen because they were highly rated by Which, we have had consistent slow speeds (7-10mbps on a line that can get 40) and constant drop outs several times per day.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Comments
    Rubbish services from day one. stay away from them and save yourself the hassle.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    UK
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    BY far the worst internet provider I have ever used. I had problems from day one and it just continued to impress me. network down every so often, slow connection and this is just few of what I have experienced. I'm extremely surprised that some customers rates them a a good provider and those kind of inaccurate reviews are very misleading. stay away and give yourself some peace of mind. I decided to post this review to make sure others are fully aware and not mislead by those good reviews.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Southampton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I have been with Zen for 9 months now, it has been a solid , reliable connection (fibre 2) running at speeds that are quicker than my former BT broadband.
    I have used the customer services twice and both time they have come up trumps(faulty cable and a router reset that went wrong), its good to get a uk call centre that answers the phone quickly!
    The changeover from BT went supersmooth. These are not the cheapest ISP I have had but to date they have been the best..
  • Reviewer
    Location
    PONTYCLUN
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Comments
    Rubbish everything!! Had trouble from start to finish, it was only when I said I wanted to cease service that they mentioned they had replaced the hub as it was not up to standard..why didn't I get a new one then???
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Walsall
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      4 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Strange how the reviews are either fantastic or dire! We moved from Talk Talk because they positively lied to us about the reasons for our poor speeds and intermittent availability. Zen took over the line and with some great support from their call centre have resolved the intermittency issues and stabilized the speed at a quite acceptable 6Mb (we are not on fibre). We have found the support to be first rate, the information given to be realistic and honest and the solutions practical. They don't provide a great deal of whistles and bells but do provide solid service. Our opinion is that they do deserve their position as one of the better suppliers certainly after our experience of some of the others in the market.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    North London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Staggeringly bad customer service.

    Called up on moving into a new home. 2-3 weeks and we'd be set, they said! Then booked an engineer appointment in a month's time. Engineer never showed up, no call or email. Then they said we didn't need an engineer after all, the line had been activated. Line didn't work. They thought about it, and suggested... an engineer callout! In a month's time! For £130! And STILL no broadband of any description. Absolute joke. Avoid like the plague.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Switched from BT Infinity 2 to Zen's equivalent. BT was constantly 60-70Mbps, even in the evenings. Zen is less than 10Mbps during the evening which is making the internet unusable for us. Very annoyed at paying a significant amount for such dire speed - might as well have gone with Talktalk. Going the formal complaint route to try and escape them.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Stirlingshire
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I had very high hopes for this service based on good reviews, including ' Which'. I ignored my reservations on the high cost plus the expensive router which I was assured would provide better speeds. The service worked okay for 4-6 weeks. Since then I've had consistently slow speeds of 3, 5 and 7 - yes really. The slow speeds usually happen after 8 pm and weekends when the call centre is closed. Even on a 'good'day the speed is mediocre at best. The high monthly cost cannot justify the poor service. Unfortunately I can't cancel my contract without penalty until April 2018. Would not recommend.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Luton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Been with them for last 6 months . service is top notch . never had any downtime and speeds are constant even during peak times . Customer service is spot on . no complains here .
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Todmorden
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I chose Zen as they appeared to have good reviews on local websites. However, their provision is beyond bad. We have unlimited fibre but it is pointless as the speeds are so slow it makes all but the most basic Internet browsing impossible. The one thing they have given me is a new found ability to live life without TV,or much use of the net. Our contract is up in december and we will be leaving. They have never offered an apology or tried to really 'fix' our problem, but continue to take £48 (yes you heard correct) per month off us for the privilege of zero Internet. BUYER BEWARE!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Birmingham
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Since moving to Zen my line speed has doubled to 18mbs after a poor intermittent service by a much more well hyped provider. Also, the line has been solid for 3 months now and Fitzi router is impressive for speed and versatillity and ease of use. I was with Zen after they first started in 1997 and had to leave due to house move but delighted to be back with an excellent company.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Luton
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Really happy with the consistency of the speeds and customer support. No long waits during customer service call . You are actually getting what you are paying for, unlike, other broadband companies around .

    No load management which means your speeds WILL NOT be slowed down during peak times . and i am loving it.

    Keep it up Zen .
  • Reviewer
    Location
    leeds
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Left Talktalk for Zen just over 12 months ago because my broadband slowed down at peak periods. Zen started off reliable but over the past six the internet has started to randomly go off for several hours (it can be okay for a few weeks then it crashes).
    Zen has a log of these issues but no explanations, and not all my outages are recorded.
    I've changed all the cables and still issues; Zen say it could be the fibre router (now out of warranty) and say I should borrow one to test despite me saying there's no pattern to it crashing - and who is going to let me use their router for a few hours/days?
    The easy solution would be to send me a router to test but no, they won't; have been told I could buy a new router but that might not be the problem.
    My contract is up in Sept so I'll be leaving; I told them this and they got very defensive.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Miserably slow. At the very, very bottom of speedtests and amongst the slowest in the world.. yes thats right the world. They have better ISPs in Syria.

    Test 1 = 0.02mb/sec
    Test 2 = 0.24mb/sec

    ...and so slow even the Speedtest on this site won't load.

    Avoid completely.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Kent CT6
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    Bean a customer for 14 years, never shopped around for internet so found no reason to change. Recently had a 5 day outage,Zen communication was zero, internet came back and I called to see what the problem was and have basically been fobbed off. Offered a good will gesture to reimburse me for the days of outage....'Good will!'. I paid for a service and they failed to deliver. I have told them I am moving providers and they have not offered anything. Broadband is slow but steady, that is all.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    North London N1
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Comments
    Zen is a complete disaster disaster. We have been clients for years and have 2 accounts. We are cancelling one and we are trying to get our Fibre contract cancelled by CISAS and the Ombudsman Service for Communications. Our speed after our upgrade to FIBRE is MUCH WORSE than before and averages 15 mb/s. It is totally unacceptable and ZEN should be fined and reimburse our money. I see many other complaints about Zen in here. Zen is saying is a problem with our equipment and we are using their own routers. We have tried 2 different routers sent by Zen. The problem persist.... DO NOT USE ZEN FIBRE!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Zen Fibre is a SCAM. Avoid at all cost. I have been a client of Zen for the last 3 years. I upgraded to fibre and it has been a disaster. Speed is down to 10 Mb/s. I am told by Zen technical advice staff that is a wireless problem but I am using the 2 routers provided by ZEN. total rubbish. Ofcom should take good note and sanction these dishonest companies and protect consumers. WHICH should not recommend ZEN.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hampshire
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    We've had Zen for about 4 years now but recently the quality has really dropped. When you enquire about why the service has become so intermittent they talk to you like you're someone who doesn't know what internet is. We recently had a stretch of 24+ hours without any connection at all and all they could tell us was that there was a problem at the exchange and someone would be sent to fix it soon. They said WE could call THEM for updates! It was a whole working day without any connectivity but they didn't seem to feel the need to apologise or do anything other than insist that they don't guarantee continuous service. It was such a corporate line, so lame and transparent. We asked for a gesture deduction from our next bill towards the data costs we'd incurred having to tether computers to mobiles to get online and they just repeated the same thing. Their customer service reps had no idea that consumer law allows claims for compensation and that their own contract can't exclude consumer law. Very very poor. Most of all it was a horrible experience being spoken down to by people who were providing a rubbish service and not sorry about it. Avoid.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Overton, Hampshire
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    We started with Zen Broadband 2 years ago and it was absolutely fantastic. All problems sorted even before we were aware of them. We were advised to use our own router and we were provided with all the necessary settings. Everything was perfect. Until we moved homes. On the move we decided to go with Zen's Unlimited Fibre. 1st we were bombarded with emails with overdue payments. It looks like they quite often forget what Direct Debit is for. Then there was their modem/router - absolute rubbish (and you have to pay for it). And the time you have to wait for a support to pick up your phone increased to something between 15 and 30 minutes! And they advised to keep resetting the router settings to the defaults and wait and it will sort it itself. Sometimes it did, sometimes it didn't. And approx 2 months ago stopped working altogether. I can't v
    even be bothered to call them again. So I cancelled. Now I have another set of emails with overdue payments. And you have to enter the card details twice for your inconvenience. Again - do they have a clue what a DD is for? Avoid - you can get much cheaper deals with much better router bundled and much better customer support from e.g. sky (at least at the time of writing it)
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I joined Zen about a year a half ago, initially, there were no problems. Download speed a steady 10-12Mbps and Upload always at 1Mbps until last July. Then our speeds dropped below 1Mbps (Averaging about 0.48Mbps), for three months I was going back and forth with Zen.

    The only thing I can say is that Zen customer service did keep in regular contact with me (with one major blip when they closed the fault tracker whilst I was abroad for 3 weeks even though my housemate was speaking with them most days!).

    Zen was convinced the issue lay with BT so we arranged 7 BT engineers to come out to the house with no improvement or increase in speeds.

    After 3 months of this, I finally decided to bite the bullet and move to another provider, lo and behold day 1 on the new provider (Download - 11Mbps, Upload 1Mbps).

    I still don't know what the issue was but as both Zen and my new provider run on the BT Wholesale network and all I needed to do to change was to update the username and password on the router, I do think Zen were at fault.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Billericay
    Reviewing
    Zen
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      3 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Left talktalk and went with zen cause they were ment to be good been with them less then half a year and they hub keep going ask for a better hub due to this type keep going roung and told I have to buy a better one it a joke I pay £50 a month for this crap going BT when my year contact end

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