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Talk Talk and their very poor customer service

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Here's yet another Talk Talk gripe for you.  I don't think for a minute that we are the only ones who are seriously disappointed with their poor customer service.

After five months of phone calls and e-mails, I have still not had a sensible and productive conversation with anyone at Talk Talk.  I managed to get through to someone in Delhi today and I was then transferred a total of five times over the next hour.  Eventually I was transferred back to the customer service person I spoke to in the first place.  I wanted to do was cancel our line rental!  Is it so difficult?

I never thought I would say this but we are seriously considering going back to BT and I thought their customer service was woeful.  People complain about them all the time, but until you've tried a worse internet provider then you really don't now just how bad it can get.  And believe me - you can be quite literally tearing your hair out with frustration!  Now BT are not anywhere near as bad as Talk Talk in my opinion,  so with this in mind I have just sent Talk Talk a letter of complaint and the text below is an extract of what I said to them:

For those who wish to complain to Talk Talk they have a dedicated contact page. Don't forget to leave a message on here and let us know how you get on!

Talk talk, poor customer service. "I decided to leave BT because there customer service was terrible and I was promised that Talk Talk would be better, a lot better.  But you are worse, if fact I think the worse company I have ever the misfortune to deal with!  On our first bill there was statement Here at Talk Talk were truly committed to providing you with the highest level of service; I notice on our latest bill that this statement has disappeared very strange that!"

...come back BT, because all is now truly forgiven

Well I don't really expect to get a response to that letter, but who cares come back BT, because all is now truly forgiven since I have had such a terrible experience with Talk Talk!

By: Come back BT


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Suckered Again

Suckered Again

Full of promise and lots of help and looped links that go nowhere. I left them frustrated with their customer service after they took over Tiscali and then went with BT with which I was happy but their renewal offer became unaffordable so I switched back to TalkTalk based on affordability. Big mistake! If anything their customer service has worsened. At least before one spoke to a person. I am now simply trying to find out about wifi calling from my phone to their network. Previously it was a run around trying to actually log in to my account for days with no access. This is just not good enough. I agree with the call for Ofcom to investigate their customer service. Please CEO Tristia Harrison get a grip on the customer care side of your business. Your business model over offers and under delivers.
27/04 Suckered Again
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Brassneck

Brassneck

Why are ofcom not punishing talk talk for their unacceptable behaviour?
26/04 Brassneck
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Mark

Mark

Please take care when using this company. i have a big problem with them , I have received a court letter stating I owe £400 pound from god knows when. I have been with my current suppliers for the past 5 years and only in the last couple of months have the been in touch to say I owe this money. Won't be the first one they do this to and won't be the last. companys are on the fiddle
01/04 Mark
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ZAK.

ZAK.

Me too, I joined on the 29th of December 2020 Since then I cant access my account I have spoken to many TT operatives who have promised to sort me out, I too left BT because of rising prices my phone now rings exactly like a USA one, one ring followed by another a few seconds later. I wish I could leave without penalty but I have been told I cant. Rubbish service.
31/03 ZAK.
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Frustrated customer

Frustrated customer

I agreed to a fixed 18-month contract with Talk Talk...however the fixed price was never honoured..they still insist that my fixed-price contract was subject to price rises...have I got this wrong? I was assured on the day the agent called me, that the price stated would not alter during the 18month period..and I am still phoning them every month to ask why I am not paying the price stated on my paperwork..does fixed mean fixed? or have I got that wrong!!!!
02/03 Frustrated customer
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Disillusioned

Disillusioned

I thought I may have been in a minority complaining about Talk Talk's poor service. How wrong I was. I have no more patience after years of trying to get the service for which I paid so willingly, sorry, stupidly. .
01/03 Disillusioned
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Tomo

Tomo

Contract ended, new one agreed to, should b £24.50 month. TT have sent new contract £38.00 month. I have tried to talk to them to sort this out without success. Call centre staff incomprehensible (is this a tactic)? This company is without doubt the worst I have encountered and should be investigated at Govt. level, they are a disgrace. I shall stop future payments and look forward to a day in court,
20/02 Tomo
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Captain Sensible

Captain Sensible

A Kafkaesque experience attempting to get these thieves to stop charging my 89-year old father for a service cancelled 3 months ago. The last straw was a debt collectors letter. I ranted, raved, accused them (TalkTalk) of abusing vulnerable people, stealing, lieing and anything else I could think of. Got the service cancelled; squeezed a £112 refund for the old dad, and I got a round of applause from his carers when I came off the phone. I can see the attraction of acting...
17/02 Captain Sensible
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Marcin

Marcin

Talk Talk is rubbish's, you paying for what you get. If you lucky that's fine but if there is a problem there is nowhere o go. Waiting to resolve issue from August. Manager are completely unhelpful, customer service not log what you saying and often don't even have a knowledge about job they doing. CEO don't respond and next step is escalating to CISAC.

Stay away from them
13/01 Marcin
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Phil

Phil

Currently, my TalkTalk voice line isn't working. I've had problems since October. The line is FTTC and the broadband is still working, so they should have some idea where the problem is. The worst part about their service, if it can be called that, is that there is no way of reporting a fault. No one answers the phone, the Live Chat isn't working and emails are ignored. Don't sign up to Talktalk. I'm planning to go back to BT, despite all their faults.
01/01 Phil
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jed

jed

i wib sh i had stayed with sky as what the personon the phone said my package would come to£20.50 when they sent my starter package it said £32.50 so i tryed to stop it but i got the runn arround
24/09 jed
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jazzlover

jazzlover

I was persuaded to change to Talk Talk with a cheaper broadband but when it was connected they hijacked my original landline number and issued me with a new one without telling me..... After spending hours on the phone with both suppliers the original supplier rescued my original number. After reverting back to my original suppler Talk Talk tried to charge me for early contract termination and even after sending me a letter waiving this fee they are still sending me bills and final demands and now threatening me with debt recovery companies and also blacking my credit rating.... This company needs to be investigated by the trading standards people
17/07 jazzlover
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Oldie

Oldie

One sided contracts. Price changes during so called unsigned contracts. Letters to CEO's office go unanswered. Customer service pretty poor. Loyalty not recognised by this company.
04/02/20 Oldie
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Techie

Techie

So called one- sided talktalk contracts where the premium is changed at any time by talktalk.
In spite of complaining to CEO' s office twice. Not even the courtesy of a reply when I drew their attention to a fault on their Freeview.
Would leave them were it not for the problem of email addresses.
Terrible company to deal with. No respect for long standing customers.
30/01/20 Techie
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technick

technick

TalkTalk - there SHOULD be intervention by the Regulator in this matters. The Company need to have their License to operate in the Telecoms Market revoked - they are unable to deal with enquiries, technical or billing in an efficient manner. Their Billing procedures render inaccuracies, that they fail repeatedly to address - deals and billing is made far too complicated. The list goes on.
06/01/20 technick
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