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Shell Energy Broadband left me a week without internet

8 Sept 2022

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

SHELL BROADBAND, GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER

SHELL BROADBAND, GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER. YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE IS APPALLING. THE WORST WE’VE EVER ENCOUNTERED !!!!!

HOW MANY SHELL BROADBAND EMPLOYEES DOES IT TAKE TO CHANGE A LIGHT BULB. ANSWER: AT LEAST SIX, ALL WORKING IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AND NONE OF THEM COMMUNICATING WITH EACH OTHER AND ENDLESSLY PASSING YOUR TELEPHONE CALL FROM PERSON TO PERSON UNTIL THE LINE GOES DEAD
OH, AND BY THE WAY, YOU’LL NEVER GET THE LIGHT BULB FITTED BECAUSE THEY’LL KEEP ON MESSING UP THE ORDER!! read more

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LEAVE ME ALONE SHELL!! STOP BULLYING ME AND SENDING ME EMAILS ASKING FOR MONEY WHEN THE PRODUCT YOU SELL DOESN’T WORK AND YOU WONT DO ANYTHING TO FIX IT!!!

LEAVE ME ALONE SHELL!! STOP BULLYING ME AND SENDING ME EMAILS ASKING FOR MONEY WHEN THE PRODUCT YOU SELL DOESN’T WORK AND YOU WONT DO ANYTHING TO FIX IT!!!

28 August 2022

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DO NOT USE SHELL

DO NOT USE SHELL. We have had the worst internet connection for months now and have even had to upgrade our phone contracts just to get online. We have contacted shell several times, who have done absolutely nothing to resolve the issue. They are now trying to charge us 273 as an early termination charge which I refuse to pay as I will not pay for a product that DOES NOT WORK!! LEAVE ME ALONE SHELL!! STOP BULLYING ME AND SENDING ME EMAILS ASKING FOR MONEY WHEN THE PRODUCT YOU SELL DOESN’T WORK AND YOU WONT DO ANYTHING TO FIX IT!!! read more

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UK’s Ofgem says Shell to refund overcharged customers

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UK’s Ofgem says Shell to refund overcharged customers

Aug 25 (Reuters) – Shell Plc’s (SHEL.L) UK retail energy business has to pay 536,970 pounds ($635,181) for overcharging some customers on its default tariffs which are subject to a price cap, Britain’s energy market regulator Ofgem said on Thursday.

The payment by Shell Energy includes a refund of 106,000 pounds to the affected prepayment customer accounts as well as 400,000 pounds to Ofgem’s voluntary consumer redress fund which directs money to charities, trusts and consumers as a result of licence condition breaches. read more

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ofgem: Shell Energy Retail Limited to pay £537,000 for price cap overcharging

ofgem: Shell Energy Retail Limited to pay £537,000 for price cap overcharging

25 August 2022

Shell Energy Retail Limited is to refund and compensate 11,275 prepayment customer accounts it has overcharged on its default tariffs. The total amount of customer detriment to be refunded is £106,000. Refunds will be issued automatically to affected customers.

In addition, the supplier will pay £400,000 to Ofgem’s voluntary consumer redress fund and £30,970 in goodwill payments to affected customers, equating to a total payment of £536,970. read more

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Very low internet speeds and terrible customer service provided by Shell Energy Broadband

My basic problem with Shell is that every time I call, I’m on the line for 40 – 50 minutes, most of it ‘on hold’: “Actually speaking to a human is near impossible unless you have a spare 2hrs to spend trying to get through.”

Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

Reviewer Nigel Miller: Location Macclesfield: Date 2022-08-09

Comments

Called to renew /upgrade contract. After agreeing I recieved two emails first with confirmation of 18 month instead of 12 month. Second email telling I am coming to the end of my contract soon and info on continuing price and an offer higher then just agreed. Customer service person spoke garbled english and had no clue after 23 minutes about my new contract. Then cut me off. Absoultely useless CS. read more

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Shell Broadband – Cheap, but very very nasty!

21 August 2022

The content below is sourced from a current verifiable customer review of Shell Energy published on Trustpilot.

Broadband – Cheap, but very very nasty! Cut my service off in error and will not communicate or advise any updates on restoration, a number of emails to customer service and members of the Executive team (Ed Kamm, Alexander Constatine, Tony Keeling, Andy Davies) have been ignored!

now 7 days and counting without a Broadband service and no idea when it will be restored… Take my advice – DO NOT USE read more

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NON-EXISTENT CUSTOMER SERVICE AT SHELL ENERGY?

18 August 2022

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Abysmal service

Abysmal service. Cannot get through to speak to someone who can actually assist. Biggest regret switching to Shell broadband. They do not care about the customer at all! Broadband was supposed to go live 08 August. Eventually sorted 12th August. Received a bill for more than what was quoted even though I had no service initially. Not a happy customer. Can somebody at Shell broadband please actually help?? read more

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Shell Energy broadband untrustworthy, unprofessional, incompetent and unscrupulous

If I could leave no stars I would. Please avoid this company, I wish id have known just how awful they were but I thought being owned by Shell they would be trustworthy. They are unprofessional incompetent and worst of all unscrupulous. You anyone but SHELL ENERGY

Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

Reviewer Little Old Lady: Location BOLTON: Date  2022-07-18

Comments

ex Post Office, still got PO router NO Customer service online or phone, incomprehensible bill/cust svc reply SORRY NOT AVAILABLE (since takeover, apparently) Why energy co thinks it can run BB anyway. THE WORST EVER read more

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AVOID SHELL ENERGY at all costs. The most shocking customer service ever

11 August 2022

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AVOID at all costs

AVOID at all costs. The most shocking customer service ever. Never answer phone, online help payments, help etc all unavailable. Will change ASAP

CHARGING CUSTOMERS TO PHONE THEM

Phoned there Free Phone after nearly 40 min phoned another number which transferred me and now there charging me £7 to get my broadband working, the attitude from call centre is shocking read more

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HOW SHELL ENERGY F**CKED MY CREDIT RATING

Now after trying to resolve the problem with my account for over 6 months I have just received a phone call from Shell to tell me I don’t owe them anything BUT MY CREDIT RATING IS F**CKED What a load of incompetent fools ( not my first choice of words ) AVOID THIS COMPANY !’

29 July 2022

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The worst customer services

Shell energy broadband customer services are a disgrace. An on going saga of no service for 3 months, and even the complaints team cannot be bothered to call back at the time they arrange. Despite promises to stop taking payments, money is still deducted from my account. Engineers are sent who can’t fix anything and by their own admission are not trained to do the job they are sent to do, so many days work are lost waiting at home for their visit. Shell then have the audacity to charge you for a visit that that have sanctioned and require without any acceptance of costs or terms and conditions. Managers do not call back despite assurances that you will get a call. I would suggest that you avoid this internet service provider unless you have hours and hours to spend on hold on the telephone, or days and days to wait in for inadequate engineers, and you have no need for any Wi-Fi and you enjoy listening to lies and fairy tales. read more

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Shell Broadband very slow or no connection for long periods!

Energy Broadband Reviews recently posted on broadband.co.uk

EXTRACTS FROM THE RECENT REVIEWS (DISPLAYED IN FULL BELOW THE EXTRACTS):

‘Can’t even login to my account. Was transferred to Shell when Post Office sold their phone and broadband to them last year. They must be the most incompetent providers on the market. Deal ends soon so I’ll be outta here!’: ‘Shell Energy are absolutely clueless and appear to know nothing about phones and customer service is certainly not their forte.’: ‘The worst company I have ever dealt with. Had no broadband since 20 May ( now 14 July). No explanation from Shell. They have not responded to letters or on- line attempts by myself. You wait on phone until you give up. Dreadful company.’: ‘Switched to Shell Energy Broadband. Lost my internet connection. Met with a wall of silence from customer services…’: ‘Disgusting customer service. In short I have had major issues with internet connection and phone line; the problem has mainly been since Shell took over from Post Office. Interrupted internet for 4 months and very slow or no connection for long periods…’: Do not use this company, you have been warned! worse than TalkTalk, Blatent lies about speeds…’ read more

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Shell’s temperamental low speed broadband disconnecting 20 times a day

20 July 2022

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NONE EXISTING Technical Support!

Our home broadband has been very temperamental recently, disconnecting no less than 20 times a day. Speed is terrible, a tiny bit more than dial up! I’ve been trying to get support with no luck, and the only reply I received was a week ago by email – that’s all. I’ll take the matter further by seeking legal advice to leave this contract before it ends. This level of customer service with such low speed is not acceptable in 2022! read more

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Automated threatening phone calls from Shell Energy

16 July 2022

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Threatening automated phone call

If you have broadband and homephone from this company and pay quarterly be warned. My bill was sent out late and I paid by return of post. The money was taken from my bank account and I thought no more about it.

Then I received a suspicious automated phone call threatening to cut off my phone and broadband. Thinking this sounded like a scam particularly as payment was requested over the phone I phoned Shell to point out someone was making scam calls on their behalf, since I knew I’d paid the bill. But it was not a scam they were deadly serious. ‘Bills were sent out late and it takes a while for payments to be received in our accounts’.
What a pathetic response from Shell! I’d expect a commitment to send bills on time, set realistic deadlines and to cease threatening automated calls. Was this irrelevant response also written by a machine?? read more

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Shell Energy sees complaints about broadband and landlines soar

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Shell Energy sees complaints about broadband and landlines soar, new Ofcom rankings show

  • Shell Energy received the most complaints from its broadband customers
  • Around two-fifths of complaints included faulty services and complaint handling
  • Sky keeps 10-year-streak for fewest mobile, broadband and pay-TV complaints
  • EE saw the least complaints for mobile and landline between Jan-Mar 2022

Households thinking of moving broadband and landline services to Shell Energy may want to think twice after complaints about it soared in the first three months of the year.

It received twice as many complaints than the industry average for its broadband services, according to Ofcom – and more than three times’ as many for its landline offering. read more

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Worst UK internet providers revealed: Guess who the worst one is?

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Worst UK internet providers revealed

BROADBAND customers thinking of switching to a different UK provider have just been given a helping hand.

By DION DASSANAYAKE

A new study has taken a look at the leading broadband providers in the UK and ranked them on how many complaints they receive. The figures, from regulator Ofcom, has revealed how many moans Internet Service Providers (ISPs) such as Virgin Media, BT and Sky received in the first three months of this year. And the ISP that had the most complaints in Q1 2022 was Shell Energy, who also received the most complaints about landline services for the same period. read more

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Shell Energy sees complaints about broadband and landlines soar, new Ofcom rankings show

This is MONEY.co.uk

Shell Energy sees complaints about broadband and landlines soar, new Ofcom rankings show

  • Shell Energy received the most complaints from its broadband customers

  • Around two-fifths of complaints included faulty services and complaint handling

Households thinking of moving broadband and landline services to Shell Energy may want to think twice after complaints about it soared in the first three months of the year.

It received twice as many complaints than the industry average for its broadband services, according to Ofcom – and more than three times’ as many for its landline offering.

Overall, complaints sent to the industry regulator stayed broadly the same as the last three months of 2021, its data shows. read more

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No Shell Internet for two weeks

Disrespectful, Unprofessional and Frustrating (all at the same time)

12 July 2022

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No internet for two weeks

I’ve waited 2 weeks to get my broadband transferred to my new address and get an engineer however the day it was scheduled nobody turned up and no internet connection, very frustrating after this long wait, how can I resolve this issue?

Disrespectful, Unprofessional and Frustrating (all at the same time) read more

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Avoid Shell Broadband at all costs. Customer ‘service’ is appalling

‘Whatever you do just avoid these people… I was a post office Internet customer before they handed me over to these guys… absolute waste of space. Go with literally anyone else. Save your brain cells.’: ‘Avoid Shell Broadband at all costs. Customer “service” is appalling, internet drops out multiple times per day & staff lie.’: ‘Shell bought out Post Office broadband and our Wifi has been terrible ever since. Our internet randomly stops working day or night, and often for an hour. I’ve never experienced such poor quality service with any other broadband provider.’ read more

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Worst decision ever to go with Shell energy broadband!

9 July 2022

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Not the same since they took over from…

Not the same since they took over from the Post Office broadband, slow internet speeds and they even charged me for when engineer came to fix a problem and he never came into my house ! Worst decision ever to go with Shell energy broadband!

More stress and hassle from Shell

Following my previous complaint to Shell and paying 2 months balance which is the amount owed I get an email saying they are looking into my complaint. Still no reply and now a threatening letter saying they will cut off my internet. I made a call out request as Openreach left me and other properties without internet/phone for a week so still want a call out charge! And also charging me for a router as not returned even though I have a receipt of posting. I suppose they will say its an automated letter, WELL NO, ITS TOTAL INCOMPETENCE AS USUAL.
The phone lines are operated by computers so are a waste of time and after over half an hour on the phone last time I was given wrong information that contradicted what another person had said. And to top it all the braodband speed is well below what they promised. read more

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Shell Broadband WiFi cuts out all the time

6 July 2022

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Router is poor

The WiFi cuts out all the time and phone rarely connects to it. I emailed them 4 days ago and had no response. The online chat is always offline. I’ve been with TalkTalk and Sky and never had the issue.

simply appalling service

simply appalling service – broadband almost non-existant. Customer service even worse. Call backs promised and never materialise. Foillow up calls promised and don’t happen. Still no internet service over 2 months on. Hours spent listeneing to awful music waiting to speak to someone. No help again today after 2 hrs 50 mins on the phone. Avoid like the plague. Still take my money despite promising a refund, which like the phone calls has not appeared. deadful. Shame on you Shell. read more

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