on 29-08-2013 04:18 PM
What an absolute joke this company are, after nearly a week we still have nt received our MAC code to move supplier, and when I phone up they give me details of this 'my help request' service which doesnt work. If there are failings within the system don't advise cusomers to use it. Simple as that! After another wasted hour discussing this issue with sky on the phone they have finally summarised that there was an error generating the code and will send another one out which could take another 5 days!!! In the meantime you have no issue with charging us for another months service due to your incompetance of sending a simple code out. If there was an error why was this not flagged up and us informed anyway! Rant over!!
on 29-08-2013 04:31 PM
Thanks for getting in touch with us.
I'm sorry to read that you have decided to cancel your Sky Broadband service and move to another provider. I can certainly understand the frustration you must be feeling as a result of having to wait another few days to get this sent to your new provider and apologise for the inconvenience caused.
Please let us know how the switchover goes and if we can be of any further help then please let us know.
on 30-08-2013 12:15 PM
you cannot understand the frustration so stop lieing about it. if you would have really cared then you would have done something to sort the problems out.
also, the letters don't get posted automatically for sure so someone posts them punctually from your end. I know how DD works thanks for that.
I still haven't received a response from your useless call centre about my query.
on 30-08-2013 03:42 PM
Another fan to be added tot his topic.
The Sky CS are a joke, first you speak to the Indian who cannot even speak English, I left BT to get away from the Offshore mob only to be put back in the same hole at sky.
Also getting the sms and no way of checking on the net. Finally decided to leave SKY altogether, any suggestions of a better service provider ?
on 30-08-2013 10:58 PM
on 31-08-2013 09:47 AM
I received one of these texts today - and having spoken with Broadband support yesterday, I was hoping to have an update - but like others, I can't access the content on the promised link?!?!
From what I've read above, this means the texting service has been rolled out to my area - but not the actual updating of the website - what a joke!
And the second part of the farce - is that the reason for my call to Broadband support, was because my router stopped working - so I wouldn't have been able to access the Internet to check the link - would I !!!!!!
And part 3 of this ridiculous situation - after going through lengthy dagnostics yesterday over the phone, including unscrewing telephone sockets etc, I was told there was nothing wrong within the house, or with the router, and the problem must lie outside the house - and I would have to wait 2-3 days for a call back - but I need the Internet for work.
So within an hour I tried another router - borrowed from a friend - and through a search on the Internet found out how to set it up for my Sky account - and Hey Presto, it works - so there's no issue outside the house - it's the router! So the lengthy diagnostic process was a complete joke.
I am now looking at alternative providers and will be leaving Sky shortly.
on 01-09-2013 12:47 PM
Good afternoon Stephen+A+White,
Not good to see that you have had an unresolved fault with your Sky broadband. The troubleshooting steps that you went through are so that we can establish as accurately as possible where the fault lies, I can assure you it is not done with the intention of winding up customers ( although it may feel like that)
If your router is faulty and needs replaced ( sounds like it is) then if its under 12 months old you would get a free replacement Sky Hub, if its over 12 months you can still get a free Sky hub as long as you a agree to a new 12 month contract. you're right on the text being sent out when you are not part of the myhelp request roll out I totally agree with you on that one and this has been looked into and shouldn't happen in the future, only customers who are part of the trial will be contacted until its available for all.
I hope you don't decide to leave us and that you get your router replaced sooner rather than later. If you do need further assistance please get back to us.
on 02-09-2013 11:46 AM
Inability to access the MHR messages has been very frustrating. So was the 5 or 6 day wait for a new router. There must be a better way of doing this. I'd have been happy to go and collect the router, or to pay for overnight delivery but there was no option to do this.
Overall however customer services were very helpful and efficient. They diagnosed the problem, arranged to rectity it, and rang as agreed the next day to check that everything was working OK.
on 05-09-2013 08:00 PM
I can not retrieve these messages either. Help requested please. Cannot follow the above link as do not have enough authority to view?!
You might not be able to access them, see here for the reason why:
on 09-09-2013 07:06 PM
on 11-09-2013 07:05 PM
Hi there Weavy,
Have you still had no contact from us regarding your complaint? I can understand how annoying it would be having the wrong information sent. and if you can give us a brief summary of whats went wrong on your account we will certainly try and get a resolution for you.
Get back to us when you can please.
on 12-09-2013 02:59 AM
I cannot believe that after 5 months this fault has not been resolved. I understand the value in trying to roll out new ways to support your customers, but I don't see the value in harrassing them with text messages that offer the hope of progress, only to lead to further frustration, as that's simply amateur.
I too have received one of these texts, I too cannot access the update it promises and I too am fed up of these unprofessional practises.
Sky should text, email or call the customers with the update, not invite the user to connect to the internet (and I'm guessing some of the faults these texts refer to are internet related meanign this may be an issue in itself) only to find nothing waiting for them.
on 12-09-2013 07:22 AM
Hello and Good Morning Dave,
Thank you for your first post to the community however, I was sorry to read you also cannot access the update by connecting to My Sky via the internet.
Please accept my apologise as I can understand how frustrated you are over this.
Can you give us a little more information and we will help resolve this issue for you,
I look forward for your reply.
on 12-09-2013 09:21 AM - last edited on 12-09-2013 09:35 AM by lainys
all i will say is they are useless so there is no point posting on here. (Removed) who don't a clue of what they are doing