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
    3 stars
  • Customer Service
    3.1 stars
  • Speed
    2.6 stars
  • Reliability
    2.8 stars

Based on 829 customer ratings since 2020-01-27 (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.

268 Customer Reviews for NOW Broadband

Reviewer Location Reviewing Date Ratings
So I am leaving nowtv broadband as i live in a one bedroom flat and the wifi doesn't work in my bed room and i am not going to pay the cancel fee as I've been unsatisfied with the service.
Christchurch NOW Broadband  
!!!AVOID AT ALL COSTS!!!

Customer services departments are shocking.

I’ve been with Now Broadband since February 2019. At the beginning of November I received an email saying my line was being swapped so their service would be discontinued. I rang to find out why as I wasn’t swapping my line and was told that it was likely a neighbour who had put the wrong address in, so they had sorted this and my broadband would go on uninterrupted. At this point, had no issues. Spoke to my neighbours for a few houses down and all confirmed they were not changing providers so was a bit confused, but these things happen so no anger yet.

10 days later, I receive another email saying my broadband will be taken over by another company and they were trying to convince me to stay. Well as far as I was concerned this wasn’t happening, so I rang them back to find out what was going on. Again I was told that there were no issues and that my internet would go uninterrupted.

On the 15th, my broadband was cut. I rang back and escalated this to the CS management who apologised and said this would be sorted. I was offered two months free broadband (around £54) and that the broadband would be activated as soon as possible. Turned out the earliest they would be able to reactivate this would be the 29th November, which wasn’t ideal seeing as I work using the internet and have had to take unpaid leave and what they were offering didn’t even match a days wage, but I’ve had to manage and wait.

So yesterday, I received an email saying that this was all being cancelled. I rang twice and the customer service advisors put the phone down on me both times. I rang a third time with the intention to speak to a manager about this and was met by an advisor who was incredibly rude and refused to escalate my complaint. As a result, I cancelled the broadband and asked for a refund - it’ll be interesting to see if this refund comes through.

Overall very poor service from a worldwide company. In terms of the broadband quality when it was working, it was mediocre at best. The connection would drop regularly and was very slow on all devices. My recommendation to anyone thinking of using Now Broadband is to look elsewhere.
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
Stoke on Trent NOW Broadband  
Router is seemingly useless outside any room it’s in. Speed is as advertised so can’t really complain there. Customer service is ridiculously bad. I submitted a complaints form two days after installation (bearing in mind I had a 2 week period available to cancel with no charge or repercussions) and they contacted me after 18 days!

Hilariously bad. If I weren’t moving again soon I would’ve cancelled after day one due to bad router.
  • Satisfaction
    2 stars
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    3 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
Leeds NOW Broadband  
Just renewed with NOW Broadband. Price increased after initial 12 month contract. Before switching asked for better deal. Offered one less than my orig deal for same service.

Customer service was superb. Little bit of a wait after initial security check but it was sat afternoon. Pleasant, knowledgable... just superb. Top class.
  • Satisfaction
    5 stars
  • Customer Service
    5 stars
  • Speed
    5 stars
  • Reliability
    5 stars
Central Scotland NOW Broadband  
Now Broadband are the worst company I have ever dealt with. Continuous lies and false promises – blaming any error on Open Reach but not offering more explanation. Circling back on errors that I had known were fixed. I spent a month trying to get online, in the end went for BT who got me up and running immediately. Now Broadband customer services were extremely patronising and unhelpful. Their answer is literally, we will let you know in two weeks when there is an update... not if you will go live... if there is an update. Just the worst experience. Avoid at all costs!
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
London NOW Broadband  
Absolutely do not sign up for now tv and broadband we had 1.2 mbps promised a minimum of 7.mbps.
Cant contact anyone either by phone or their online chat as it froze.
If I could have given them no stars I would of
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
East leake NOW Broadband  
keep away from this crap provider, there is no way of contacting them when you have a problem, I have been flooded and have problems connecting to broadband and I have no phone, the only thing that came into contact with any water was the Open Reach box (another crap firm), can;t speak to anyone here either, on their information page it said contact your service provider and they will inform Openreach, so hack to square can't contact NowTv. it's time Ofcom got a grip on these companies who cannot be contacted by their paying customers.
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
Fishlake S/Yorkshire NOW Broadband  
Asked to keep my landline number as it's a business number I have had for 24years and guess what they gave me a new number which they say can't be reversed so after a week I left
To go back to original supplier who said they would get my number back
So how could now not manage
Hopeless
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    1 star
  • Speed
    4 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars
Aberdeen NOW Broadband  
Installed 3 months ago, moved from Virgin, what a nightmare, got super fibre thinking it would be good, it drops off on a daily basis it, the speed is slow, Netflix buffers on SD, the hub is 10m away front the TV with no walls, I complained and they said they would send a specialist engineer out from Openreach, he advised that everything was OK(equipment and connection) but the WiFi was just poor, I called NOWTV and they said they don't guarantee a wireless service only a wired service and it would cost me £70 to cancel, joke, AVIOD LIKE THE PLAGUE!! Back to Virgin for me
  • Satisfaction
    1 star
  • Customer Service
    2 stars
  • Speed
    1 star
  • Reliability
    1 star
Rotherham NOW Broadband  
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.
St Helens NOW Broadband  

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