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Shell Crap Broadband Reviews: 15 Jan 2022

SHELL BROADBAND

15 Jan 2022

I have had to pay to leave my 12mths contract with Shell Energy Broadband early, which is a disgrace given the terrible service…

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

By 1pm Broadband failed twice today

… only 1pm and already today the broadband signal has failed to travel the space of less than a metre from the router to my laptop. If you want cheap broadband from Shell Energy, make sure you have loads of wires available to be able to rely on a signal to your devices. Otherwise you will be disappointed with the service. Only 3 more sleeps and I will have a new provider. I have had to pay to leave my 12mths contract with Shell Energy Broadband early, which is a disgrace given the terrible service I have received over the last nine months. I have been advised to contact Ofcom, so this is on my jobs to do list read more

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Shell Energy have not got a clue! Absolute clowns

15 Jan 2022

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy published on Trustpilot.

Shell Energy have not got a clue!

Shell Energy have not got a clue! Apart from overcharging their customer service dept is horrendous! They overcharged us…then reimbursed us…then demanded the money again!! Absolute clowns. Do not sign up to Shell Energy peoples!!! Stick with British Gas.

A shower of cluelessness

I needed to upgrade my main fuse and was told by my network supplier that my energy company (Shell) should’ve upgraded the tails when they installed my smart meter. As they hadn’t, I rang to try and arrange them to be changed. After being on hold for 15 minutes I spoke to the first operator who seemed clueless as to what I was asking and transferred me to EV tariff team who (unsurprisingly and after a further hold) also didn’t know what I needed. They passed me back to customer services who (after another 20 minutes on hold) again seemed confused and gave me a phone number for the smart meter installers. I rang them who said any appointment needed to be organised by Shell and referred to them! Nobody but Shell is allowed to touch the meter tails so I’m completely stuck because of their cluelessness. read more

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Shell Energy Intermittent Broadband

12 Jan 2022

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

WiFi is terrible

WiFi is terrible.
1. It always drops out
2. Have reported previously, only just got an engineer out
3. They ask you to do engineer type work before sending one out
4. If anything is not as they think it should be, you will get fined
5. The engineer was supposed to come on Friday, Monday or Tuesday as we agreed and they showed up today, on a Sunday saying they were supposed to show up on the Saturday but it got too dark? Not what we agreed
6. The engineer complained they had to find out from two poles which caused the problem
7. If you are not in on the appointment day you get fined.
8. Go elsewhere it took over an hour on the phone and my partner having to do basic engineering which he isn't trained or paid for!
9. Make sure to ask for a transcript of the copy of conversation in the form of a subject access request and a written transcript of the conversations which only managers can do read more

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Diabolical! Utterly useless customer services!

12 Jan 2022

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Account Chaos Causing Worry to Disabled 83 Yr Old Person!

Diabolical!
Utterly useless customer services!
Shell Energy set up my new account after my supplier went bust recently. They didn’t tell me or ask me, and as such they’ve inadvertently used the wrong email address and have linked my account to another pre-existing one. The 83 yr old disabled gent who’s had 2 strokes is now experiencing stress and anxiety due the apparent lack of ability to resolve this problem they have created.
Trying to resolve it is incredibly difficult – feel like I am dealing with people who do not care!  Furthermore there is no telephone help, the web chat doesn’t work, and they ignore emails. The only option is via Twitter messages, but the staff I’m dealing with appear to be useless. It’s shockingly bad, I’ll have to complain to OFGEN. read more

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Avoid Shell Broadband like the plague

Shell Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

“Rude and aggressive customer service people when you dare to complain to them. Unreliable service which drops out for anything from a few minutes to 3 hours. Avoid like the plague.”

Reviewer dave aveyard: Location – Hythe: Date 2022-01-08

Comments

we have unstable and poor broadband after many phone calls nothing has changed.0.02 to 0.06 is not useable open reach have checked, agreed the speed is the worse they have seen and recommended callflow. as they seen unable to rectify the problem. read more

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Shockingly poor broadband service and even worse customer service. Unethical. A complete disgrace

07 Jan 2022

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

Not even worth one star

The worst I’ve ever seen. Wifi drops and won’t reconnect for up to an hour (so far) no matter what I do, you have to stand next to the router for a strong connection, calls made with wifi drop randomly and either don’t reconnect or reconnect and are then patchy and bad quality and you can’t use it for games or calls if another person in the house is doing the same. Absolutely terrible company and I’d advise anyone who’s thinking about getting with them to look literally anywhere else. read more

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Trustpilot verdict on Shell Energy: Utterly incompetent, Utter shambles

07 Jan 2022

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy published on Trustpilot.

“DO NOT switch to Shell Energy under any circumstances. They miss-sell their products and service; they clearly don’t honour the deals that they sell. They are woefully incompetent, not friendly, not helpful, certainly not professional.”

Utterly incompetent

Utterly incompetent worse than Green energy who went bust, now lumbered with this useless company who dont have a clue, and refuse to give readings information against the regulators code of buisness. read more

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Avoid Shell Energy Slowband at all costs

Shell Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

“Unbelievably awful. Left without WiFi now for several days…”

Reviewer s rashbrooke: Location – Tiverton: Date 2021-12-31

Comments

DREADFUL company, apparently switched by Uswitch, loads of agro as when I moved to my new property there was no landline & cottage needed rewire & refurb. This meant that shell could not & did not supply any service. Since then Ive been hounded for connection fees. Now with the Ombudsman. In my opinion this company is beyond belief in their lack of customer service. Advice dont touch. read more

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Bitter experience has taught me never to trust Shell Energy

By John Donovan

I first heard from a very disgruntled Shell Energy customer, Mr John Wood, in 2019.

John was one of the people who encouraged me to launch the shellenergy.website

Extracts from the file of emails he sent to Shell Energy in 2019 about his particular issues with the company are printed below. They include a long list of repeated apologies he received from Shell.

John was therefore delighted and greatly relieved when his nightmare contractual relationship with Shell Energy came to an end. read more

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Eleven days without Internet, fobbed off by Shell Broadband

We have been without internet for *eleven days* over Christmas now, because Shell have messed us around, passed us from pillar to post, lied to us, and shown complete disregard for any standard of customer care…”: “kept us waiting for over 45 minutes on their premium rate helpline…”

01 Jan 2022

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

Disgraceful Service

We have been without internet for *eleven days* over Christmas now, because Shell have messed us around, passed us from pillar to post, lied to us, and shown complete disregard for any standard of customer care. The tracking number that they have given us for the router they supposedly sent out (dispatched *over a week after we first called them*) is not recognising any parcel. They could have sent us one straight away by courier, but instead they fobbed us off, asked us the same questions multiple times over, kept us waiting for over 45 minutes on their premium rate helpline on more than one occasion and blatantly misled us about when their helpline was actually open. These are to name but a few examples of the utter incompetence, negligence and cost-cutting we have been subject to. read more

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My Shell Energy Broadband has completely stopped

My broadband has failed 3 days in a row. Tried several times to call Shell – one time yesterday held in for an hour then they hung up.

Shell Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

Reviewer John Summers: Location – SWANSEA: Date 2021-12-15

Comments

Customer sales team committed to delivery dates that were in complete contrast to dates indicated in later email. Supposed to get connected 16/12/2021. Very unlikely to get connected before end of December. Batted back and forth between sales and service team. I used the cooling off period to go with BT. read more

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Shell Energy Broadband is a total let down

Absolutely awful company – broadband does not even work upstairs in a 2 storey house, terrible customer service…

17 Dec 2021

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

1 star is 1 too many!

I can not give a minus review, but they definitely don’t deserve 1 star. Absolutely awful company – broadband does not even work upstairs in a 2 storey house, terrible customer service – can’t change a direct debit date – pay when they want or cut you off and if you want to leave will quite over £200 cancellation fee read more

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DO NOT USE THIS AWFUL COMPANY, SHELL ENERGY

DO NOT USE THIS AWFUL COMPANY WHO BULLY PEOPLE AND HAVE COMPLETELY INCOMPETENT PEOPLE WORKING FOR THEM. ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING COMPANY WHO SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES.

17 Dec 2021

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DO NOT USE THIS AWFUL COMPANY WHO BULLY…

DO NOT USE THIS AWFUL COMPANY WHO BULLY PEOPLE AND HAVE COMPLETELY INCOMPETENT PEOPLE WORKING FOR THEM. ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING COMPANY WHO SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES. They not only changed my direct debit but then blamed myself when they realised they had set up the wrong payment amount and insisted that it was my responsibility for informing them. They then left me with a 1000 plus bill before Xmas and then the bullying started, as well as awful sarcastic behaviour from staff. To top it off they then listed this bill on my credit report because I wouldn’t pay it in full, even though I have never missed a payment. Avoid them like the plague read more

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Shell Broadband terrible, WiFi a joke

Shell Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

Shell Broadband terrible, WiFi a joke

Reviewer Terence Fletcher: Location – Barnsley. Date 2021-12-10

Comments

Worst ever experience of dealing with any company. The service was terrible, the WiFi was a joke.

Reviewer Claire: Location – Fareham: Date 2021-12-10

Comments

Terrible service. Internet constantly dropping out. 0.5mbps speed during day with regular drops. Constant calls to be told there was no issue. After much hoop jumping Internet seemed average for a while. Now have been without Internet for 5 days. One hour each night on hold to company, during that time after 30 minutes on hold half the time the line is hung up without speaking to anyone. When I finally get through some agents are ridiculously rude and unhelpful and make me feel like it is somehow my fault and I am being unreasonable for expecting a service I’m paying for. I did speak to one lovely lady who said a ticket was raised but now 5 days have passed with no further communication, Internet is still down. Writing this review after being on hold yet again for half an our only to have the line cut off so starting the process again just to try and get a basic Internet service. Would cancel but am told that I have to pay cancellation fees despite the many months of problems and complaints. read more

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I am becoming ill with the effects of this terrible broadband provider

13 Dec 2021

The content below is sourced from current customer reviews of Shell Energy Broadband published on Trustpilot.

I am becoming ill with the effects of this terrible broadband provider

Please, please don’t sign up for shell energy broadband. It is the most unreliable broadband I have ever used. It’s goes down ever day, and I have lost so much work and time doing rework on the internet that it is stressing me out. We have had 8mths of this nightmare and I don’t think I can take anymore. I have to find another provider no matter how much it costs. I just can’t cope anymore read more

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Shell Broadband Customer service appalling. Internet speed useless.

Shell Energy Broadband Reviews posted on broadband.co.uk

Verdict: Shell Broadband Customer service appalling. Internet speed useless

Reviewer: Milena: Location- London. Date 2021-11-30

Comment

Not reliable broadband, keep dropping out frequently, I was unable to have Teams meets on many occasions.

I asked to terminate my contract because of this and was told I will have to pay penalty fee!

Reviewer, John Armstrong: Location -Glasgow: Date 2021-11-26

Comment

Has ShellBroadband for a week, no WiFi, nothing. On phone for hours to idiots, and I mean idiots. New modem sent, connected today, now won’t accept password…. honestly,bit wouldn’t. One of there idiot advisor’s suggested I get on my knees, disconnect BT phone box, which I laughed at his suggestion. Finally another advisor came on phone, Ivor. 15 minutes later, sorted. Good ole Ivor. But once my contract up, never ever again. read more

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