NOW 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 NOW Broadband.

Recent Customer Ratings for NOW Broadband

  • Satisfaction
    2.8 stars
  • Customer Service
    2.9 stars
  • Speed
    2.5 stars
  • Reliability
    2.7 stars

Based on 422 customer ratings since 2021-01-25 (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.

359 Customer Reviews over 9 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    Cardiff
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    The worst broadband ive ever had. Rang them and they said the problem was the box. They sent out a new box. Now this box is causing more problems than the first. They have no clue what they’re talking about. Switching tomorrow. Pathetic LITTLE company.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Gosport
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Really bad experience with the customer service. I had a no contract option with them, I explicitly said I wanted to keep the account open due to the no contract option but I'm vacating the property and don't have a move in date for the new property. They mismanaged my account for 9 weeks, keeping the line active despite the property having been let and the new tenants using the line. I've had broken promises to fix the issues, refunds promised that never happened, promises for supervisors to contact me that never happened and customer service staff hang up on me. Appalling service
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Ipswich
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      4 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      4 stars
    Comments
    I have real problems with getting any kind of advertised speed for my Broadband; but now I now have 30+GHz after changing some router options.

    The promised speed is 36Mbps and I was getting around 1.9Mbps to my laptop. I spoke to NowTV support and they got a BT engineer out to check the speed for me within 4 days (I called on Friday, he was here Monday). The BT guys check the speed going to the router, and it was 36Mbps as advertised, but the speed quickly dropped off the further I was away from the router... literally in the spare bedroom, around 15 meters, the speed went down to 1.9Mbps. So.... I tried moving the router, that didnn't help much; I tried moving my Laptop, I got around 5-6Mbps now that they are around 5 meters closer. This is obviously really bad for working from home, so I started to investigate the WIFI settings on the router (don't do this if you don't know what your doing...); and I now have 34-35 Mbps after disabling the 2.4GHz connection and only using the 5Ghz connection.

    So my conclusion is that the Routers the NowTV use are a bit s**t as they don't handshake to the higher GHz by default; but to the 2.4GHz.

    FYI I changed the following options on the router... I take no responsibility if your break anything. Do at your own risk....

    In a browser, goto the http://192.168.0.1
    The username defaults to admin
    The password defaults to nowtv
    Goto the Wireless
    Goto 2.4 GHz wireless settings
    Unchecked...
    Enable Wireless Access Point
    Enable WPS
    Allow Broadcast of Name (SSID)
    Synchronise 2.4GHz and 5GHz Settings

    MAKE SURE YOU UNCHECK Synchronise 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz Settings. If you don't you might end up not being able to connect to your router.

    Hit the Apply button. The router will restart the connection, and you can now do a speed test. You may have to check that any old devices can still connect; as not everything will be able to connect using 5Ghz.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Romsey
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolutely diabolical. Terrible service, no communication. The left hand doesn't know the right exists.
    Seriously don't change to this provider. I feel like I am going to implode and they haven't even set my broadband up yet. I can't begin to explain the problems I've had and we are not even switched yet. I am trying desperately to make sure we don't get switched. Please don't make the same mistake we have. Steer well clear.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Cornwall
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolutely awful I waited four weeks for my broadband during that time all I kept getting was messages stating that there was a delay but no explanation of what or why then had an email to say my order had been cancelled! So I called the help line explaining my situation and was hung up on! I've now gone to plus net so far much better customer service... with now all I got was a box put into my house from open reach and that's where it ended.. ive not even had a refund yet of my set up fee!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Totton, Southampton
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      3 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Like many others i wish we had read the reviews. speed improved since we have been with them (as ours was dismal with talk talk) but why oh why does the internet go off when our land line rings? wonder if these company's want us to get rid of landlines and only use mobiles!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Nottingham
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Worst WiFi EVER! There is barely any customer support therefore any problems you have are basically impossible to fix. Don’t allow bank card changes! The sad excuse for the chat tool is ridiculous, they don’t help at all. Been charged random amounts constantly £1s and £4 coming out all the time. The broadband will just go down for a hours, which is an inconvenience!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Richardson
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Worst broadband experience all round.

    I went with now TV as the broadband package was the best deal at the time for a respectable speed of 35mbs.

    Wi-fi has been intermittent and cuts out randomly crashing computer games and leaving tv shows buffering over the last 9 months. It cannot handle more than one device at a time.

    Upon calling NowTV for technical support they said everything was fine with my network and told me to run a diagnostics test on their website but they did not know how I could navigate to it!

    Upon asking about cancellation they said I would incur a cancellation fee of £30.

    I've had internet with many providers and this has been by far the worst.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Poulton-le-Fylde
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    No problem with the service for a Fibre Broadband you wont beat this on price. BTW the router for Fibre (Hub 2)is a re-badged sky router and generally acknowledged to be best in the market; oh and if you want to contact them just click on link at bottom of there web page. Like someone said any speed out dropout issues whoever the provider will be down to BT who maintain the line network
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bristol
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Literally the worst consumer experience I have had. 3 failed engineer appointments left us without broadband for 1 month, during lockdown! And all I was offered was £15 off my first bill.
    Save yourself the hassle and don't bother.

    Michael
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Greater manchester
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Well my activation day was yesterday 26/10/18 and I have no internet connection.
    It’s not good start nowbroadband.
    Also it’s half term and I’m stuck with 2 kids that are so frustrated that they cannot play there favourite online game fortnite.
    Reading other forums I’ve come to realise that I’m not the only new customer to nowbroadband that has no internet on activation day.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Altrincham
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Just joined them this week. Setup was on time. But quickly found the router would not cover our terraced house. Then the line keeps dropping every hour or so.
    Customer service tells me the signal will get better over time... er how? So they have lost any trust.
    Am now extremely unpopular with kids.DO NOT COME TO NOWTV land. It is as bad as it sounds.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Ascot
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Now TV is a joke the speeds sold are half if lucky. They are a joke of a company. Advertise 62 meg speeds and they think it is normal to get 30. DO NOT DO BUSINESS with these Sharks
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Devon
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Please for the love of god avoid this provider. Since joining in October 2018 the connection has cut of many times. It currently has been off for 2 days and all i get is we can't do anything till an engineer is available. Not just the exuses but imo rude staff on the other end, it felt like I was talking/e mailing to a child. Really wish i didn't rope myself into a 12 month contract. I had no issues with My previous provider regarding connection, I left because they upped the price but if I could go back in time I would of stayed with them. Avoid at all costs!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hertfordshire
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    One problem with using the internet for so much is that it needs to have enough bandwidth for several things at once! So we decided it was time to upgrade the internet. We went onto a popular Meerkat-fronted comparison site and settled on NowTV Broadband. They set a date of 21st May for a switch over.

    We realised that, in for a penny in for a pound, it would make sense to upgrade to their super fast broadband. So we called on 15th May, a week after signing up, to ask if we could upgrade to an even faster package. We were told to ring back after the connection went live, to make the change.

    The day of the connection change came and went with no switchover. The following morning we called again, to see what was happening. We were informed that it was being dealt with, that the change would happen in the next few hours. We were assured that our current connection wouldn’t be switched until after the new connection was ready.

    A few hours later the internet and telephone lines cut out. We installed the new NowTV box and nothing happened.

    We called back and were told that there was a problem. We were given no details on when it would be resolved, or what the actual issue was. We were told a manager would call us back at some point. The customer service agent couldn’t say when, simply gave a date 3 days later by which she ‘hoped’ a manager would be able to call us. They said the problem was showing as flagged on their system as being explained to us on 15th May. When asked if they could review the recordings of that call, they said they would not and refused to give them to us but admitted they existed.

    We then called our previous provider and asked if there were any problems with them or with Openreach (the vague reasons for the problem we were given). An engineer assured us that there was and should be no problem.

    No other contact from NowTV was received. No internet connection came online.

    This morning we have called twice and both times have been given different information, which doesn’t match. We have been told that we will be called back multiple times, no calls have been forthcoming. They have refused to confirm these issues. When asked for information on how to check the fault with Openreach we were told to google the number and when it was explained that not having internet made this more difficult and asked for the number we were told that due to GDPR we could not be given a number, despite it being in the public domain.

    We asked to make a formal complaint. We were told to go online.

    Times are tough and they are obviously working under strain. Technical difficulties happen. The tone and support from NowTV has made it impossible to feel reassured that I will be able to work effectively. They indicate it could be up to 10 days before the fault is corrected. This is despite the two week period between signing up and the connection coming online. It has also been over a week since they claim (erroneously) we were informed.

    Looking on NowTV’s own forums reveals that this exact issue has happened countless times before. Each time they have blamed other companies but been ultimately responsible. On occasions it has taken them more than 16 days to resolve the issue.

    In the meantime, we are stuck with no broadband, no telephone line, and no clue when we will be able to even know when work can resume.

    They have now said that they would escalate the problem to 'Tier 2' and call us within 72 hours. It has been over 100 hours since then. Still not a single call or email. No apology.

    I’m not on the frontline but I value my work and I want to look after my clients. In these times isn’t fulfilling internet contracts, or at least being prompt and active in resolving issues, a basic moral duty?
  • Reviewer
    Location
    kendal
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    absolute garbage, near impossible to contact. constant weak signal right through house.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Worcs
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    Comments
    Signed up with Now broadband this morning and requested to keep my landline number. I then received an email from them stating that they had chosen to change my number! GRRRRRRR!

    Tried to reply to email and also respond via various online contact forms and complaint forms, but no response.

    I have decided to cancel contract and will look for better contract with existing supplier, on hold to Now cancellations team as I type.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    St Helens
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Comments
    NOW IS BAD IN ALL AREAS OF PERFORMANCE!
    Bought a netgear booster as I could only get wifi sat on the now box. The booster is better in ever room even in the main room with the NOW wifi box even though the booster is upstairs. Waist of time phoning CARE team.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Birmingham
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Absolutely rubbish customer service have waited 1 month and still not got internet connected had router arrive within 5 days but bt service for phone line rubbish and no help or support or contact from now tv i still wait.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Rochester
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Called me the day before install to say "it cancelled- we can't explain why would you like us to resubmit or leave it cancelled"

    Nothing before then- no texts or anything to say there was an issue. Still waiting on a refund.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Northampton
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    avoid them, I was scammed by over £200, very poor customer service and their telephony staff yelled at me at two ocassions. I booked a broadband installation with NowTV, waited for a month, engineers came over and said that there is no line they can use so they can't connect and advised to get different provider i.e virgin, as there was virgin line. They assured me that I don't need to do anything and they will let billings team now and my account will be cancelled and installation fee refunded. They never cancelled my account and kept charging my card every month without any authorisation, I've cancelled direct debit straight away and they still kept charging my card, becauise they had card details. I've called to log a complaint, telephony guy said that their company has no complaints department whatsoever so it's impossible. I asked him why their website has whole complaints page and ability to log a written complaint? They said i'm making this up as they don't deal with complaints at all.. Assured me that broadband is cancelled. TWo months later I am still being charged.. No standing orders or direct debit, they are making unauthorised charges to my card directly because they have the details.. I have logged a complaint on their website, it promised 3 weeks response-resolution. 2 months later, no response. I called their telephony to cancel again, just to get yelled at by a girl, saying that i should stop making up the complaint story, as they dont have complaints team and there is nowhere to log a complaint, and that my services are fully active lol

    Worst company ever, avoid! Seems like if you get any issues they will never resolve them.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Hampshire
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    absolutely shocking - waiting 12 weeks and still no broadband. has been set up 3 times and then cancelled after 48 hours. no ownership in NowTV. avoid at all costs.......
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I'm confused by all of the negative reviews on here. I am with Now TV Broadband and can only give them top marks. I was with BT and when I moved home they tried to trick me into a new contract. By trick me, I mean this was not mentioned throughout the moving requisition process, BT in very small print in the confirmation email! So I left them. Prior to that I had been with Talk Talk which was a total disaster! My download speed was supposed to be 36 - 40 mbs but was never above 30 mbs, and went down to 2.5 mbs but they weren't at all interested in sorting out the problem. Both BT & Talk Talk contracts were for 18 months. My Now TV contract is for 12 months, a length I can accept as if I am not satisfied at the end of it, I can go elsewhere. By the way neither previous gave free anytime calls to both landline and mobile numbers, only weekend calls to landlines only. And were both more than what I am paying now!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Devon
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    This is the worst company I have ever had the misfortune to associate with. I tried and failed for 6 weeks to get broadband with these people. My neighbours managed to get broadband with them though, unfortunately it was my broadband as they disconnected them and made their phone and WiFi drop out for a month. They failed to call me back regularly and their customer service was truly awful. Please don’t ever consider working with Now TV Broadband. They’re a subsidiary of Sky so they should be ok. They had one job and they simply couldn’t do it. Absolutely useless.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    North Yorks
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      4 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I was a bit concerned have read some of the reviews but my experience has been fine. Cutover went well with the Now router service up straight after the old service died at 1200 on cutover date. No experience of he billing cycle as yet
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    I've read similar reviews here.. Unfortunately too late. Two weeks have past since the engineer came to my house to install the broadband. He couldn't finish the work and I had no update that day. I called NowTV to find out what went wrong and they didn't know. They promised to call me the day after to give me an update but they didn't. I tried to chat with them online and finally they could spot one of the problems. The woman I spoke to promised to keep me updated. 3 days later I happen to speak to the same woman in the chat so I asked about that update she reassured me I would get. She said she sent it and it finally turns out that she sent it to the wrong email address. Her response "my bad".

    I still don't have internet.
    I thought that they had a good deal but considering the hassle and energy I've wasted, I would never choose NowTV and would definitely not recommend it to anyone.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Excellent broadband service. Price is very competitive. The offer without minimum contract saved our life. I usually don't post reviews but NowTV Broadband was a very good reliable service.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Newport
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      4 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Overall satisfaction is down one star due to my telephone number not being ported,i am not that worried as i only have calls telling me "i was involved in a accident".Been three weeks with Now and to be fair everything they said has been done,apart from the number porting.Good consistent speeds and no drop outs,router sent out when they said,engineer arrived when they said and 2.5 meg off my max speed so very happy with the service so far,i hope this continues.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bs16 9qd
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Comments
    These people should be banned from operating because as 99% of their feedback is disgusting I have had all the problems listed still waiting for refund for being charged for a router I never had, they keep making stupid excuses and now not replying to emails so they are scammers and thieves
  • Reviewer
    Location
    exxes
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    Comments
    Ordered broadband with company on the 20th told all will be good then 2 weeks laterwith still no sign of arriving i call the company myself to be told the order is on a delay!!! also the time for the engineer to arrive will now not be met. For a communications company there dose not seem to be much communications. Wouldnt recomend this company to anyone
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Northern Ireland
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      4 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    Had the internet just over a year, was on BT the past 10 or so years. BT internet would usually disconnect around 12-2AM at night likely to perform maintenance, this never happens with NOWTV which is always good when your in a competitive gaming match and dont get disconnected.

    The speed is reliable and decent for what I pay, 25 squid for 36Mb, good for downloading steam games etc. Overall no complaints.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Bristol
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      5 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      5 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    I saw the negative reviews on this site but decided to go ahead anyway!

    So far, I'm glad I did. The Customer Service team in Belfast answers the phone quickly and is very helpful (a breath of fresh air compared with Virgin Media, my previous supplier).

    Luke, the BT Openreach installer arrived 15 minutes early and got things going, despite it being a horrible cabling job in my building.

    And so far, a week on, I'm getting the 37mb/sec broadband speed advertised, even at peak time, and with no outages. I couldn't be happier and even better, I'm on a 30 day contract so not locked in.

    Of course, it's early days, but I've quite a bit of confidence in Now stepping up if things did go pear-shaped. I think any supplier will have horror stories where things sometimes go wrong, but again, they're so much better than the dreaded Virgin lot when it comes to quality service.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Carlisle
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Ordered online well in advance of moving as I expected to need an engineers visit. The website told me everything was already connected and I didn't need a visit. On my activation day I plugged everything in and was receiving Internet with no issues.

    Two weeks later I was cut off. I called and they explained to me that actually I did need an engineers visit and they had emailed me asking for me to provide some dates. I gave them some dates but an hour after this I got an email to say my service had been cancelled. I called again and they told me I was too late and the order had to be cancelled, but I couldn't reorder until the phone side of the order was cancelled. It took them another week to do this and I was told it would take at least another two weeks from then to get me setup again.

    They blamed the whole thing on Openreach which to be fair I can understand that a big part of the fault lies with Openreach, however as a customer I don't have any dealing with Openreach and I was totally dependent on NOW broadband to notify me of the issue and that I needed to advise them of some dates I would be available to have it corrected. Somehow they felt that a single easily missed email was sufficient for this.

    Dealing with the customer service centre was difficult. After 5 phone calls I requested to speak to a manager because nobody could explain to me what went wrong. I was promised a call back on 4 occasions and never received it. I eventually received a call about 2 weeks after requesting it.

    I was initially somewhat understanding of the issue and I was going to reorder with them as I simply wanted my Internet restored. However my experience was riddled with failures from NOW broadband and the confidence I had in them was lost.

    I requested a full refund and this was paid.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Kent
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Just don’t bother even thinking about joining them, used them for 2 years at 2 different locations and never got even close to the “guaranteed” speeds. Customer service doesn’t exist as far as I’m concerned you might as well call a brick wall, least you know what you’re in for. Not had many issues with the internet dropping but when it does...it does, and it doesn’t come back till you’re too pissed of to even wanna use it. Heap of rubbish, stick to playing outside.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Devon
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Pretty terrible once there is an issue. non existent customer service. good luck trying to get anyone on the phone. wish i never went with them.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    London
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      4 stars
    • Customer Service
      5 stars
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      5 stars
    Comments
    No idea how this lot make any money. They've installed two lines for us at separate properties, including a brand new copper pair at the second, entirely free of charge. Broadband is reasonably fast and cheap, and on the new copper pair download speed, latency and packet loss are all good. Customer support is UK-based and pretty helpful.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Dunstable
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    I have NOW tv's Fab Fibre broadband with a guaranteed minimum speed of 36mbps. Although they tell me repeatedly that the speeds they are getting are between 28 and 36 the fastest I have ever had coming into the house are 20 (and that only ever intermittently). The usual is between 2 and 18. Rubbish.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Almeria
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      2 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      3 stars
    Comments
    Was looking for a flexible option for to my situation. Did not want to commit to 12/18/24 month contract. This provider seemed to be the solution. FabFibre £20 a month broadband only. Cash up front for installation and first month. Installer could not put router into living room. He had to install into a bedroom. Showed me good service at 36 Mbps. But... When you moved away from router the service dropped off to less than 12 Mbps sometimes as low as 5 Mbps. Customer service say promise delivered but as it was unusable we'll give you a tenner for your troubles. Didn't accept was going to cancel but with 1 week before Christmas was not ideal. Took the increased offer of £15 and bought a mesh booster system at £118. Beware promises delivered but not usable. Unless you can sit in your bedroom kitchen or wherever they deign to install.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Basingstoke
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    Comments
    I joined 1st July & am still waiting. I had 9 Open Reach engineers who kept coming to install inside, but there was a connection error so needed a dig outside to make my line Live. Plus 1st engineer signed the job as 'Done' hence my phone stopped and I was charged for 1st month though I not only had Nothing at all but they also lost the phone number I've had 50yrs! The NOW team told me "if you leave & rejoin we can change the Open Reach order" ... They lied! I left but they wouldnt let me rejoin due to 'Not having a live line'"?!! Talk about catch 22...You can't talk to Open Reach direct... You have to go via your provider... But I don't have a provider anymore!! Lack of communication with Open Reach and easiest way of getting rid of problem was by telling me to leave. I have had the fix outside but there is now another fault lower down the street but that won't get fixed cos I don't have a provider. No provider will take me on as "I don't have a Live line" I want to scream now. Both NOW & Open Reach are to blame... Ombudsman here I come!! Newspapers too!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Newtownabbey
    Reviewing
    NOW Broadband
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Very very poor. 3 days after switchover day and still no landline or broadband. Poor customer service - pleasant staff but long delays getting through and staff unable to do anything (presume business modelled in this way - staff just there as a pretence). Reading reviews not optimistic about getting phone or BB service any way soon. My advice is go somewhere else - do not use Now.

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