Connectivity has never been more essential. So problems with your broadband and phone service can have seriously negative effects on your life. You might be struggling with sluggish speeds. Regular interruptions to your connection. A slow response from your service provider. Dropped calls. Transferring your broadband to your new address when you move home. Or eye-watering penalties when you want to end a contract.
When you buy a broadband or phone package, you’re tied into a contract. And if you’re not getting what the contract promised, your provider may be in breach. If, for instance, your broadband speed is much slower than it should be, you may be able to claim compensation or cancel the contract without penalty. Whatever the problem, you should always first contact your provider’s customer service or tech support team. But if you’re not happy with their response, it might be time to get legal advice
We’ll help you understand your rights if you’re not happy with your service. We’ll explain the terminology, talking you through the difference between things like 'guaranteed' and 'estimated' broadband speeds. And, if your provider isn’t living up to their side of the bargain, we’ll advise you on the remedies you may be entitled to. We can also give you letter templates to help you word a complaint, along with the complaints procedure of the provider in question. If you want us to, we can even contact the provider for you. We’ll: