I posted way back earlier in this thread and since then decided to take the plunge and call BT. Seeing as I was a bit worked up anyway, I got a bit shouty with them and the upshot is that they asked me to do a bunch of useless things, then they called back the next day, the chap spoke to his supervisor and they've now sent out a new HH (no idea if it's 3, 4 or 5) but it should be arriving today. I'll let you know if this fixes it.
My advice is to call BT, jump through their initial hoops (takes about 20 mins) at which point the guy will proclaim that he's fixed it. Tell him that he definitely hasn't and ask for their email address for when it stops working again. When it stops working again email them and they'll call back. Get a bit shouty and demand a new box and see what happens. Might be worth referring them to this post too.
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there are so many of us with the same complaint that bt should take note - we've all tried our best and there are a lot of us who are tech savvy so don't send us to telephone help who are less knowledgeable than us!
I too was asked for a contact number and times which would be convenient for an "interactive session". I supplied two dates/times which have come and gone. I am a Technical Support engineer for a software company and if I treated our customers like this I would be out of a job.
I am so glad I found this thread. I too have exactly the same issues!
And the BT 'gurus' here keep blaming me for the problems, as does the customer service team in India.
For me, this has been going on since the end of January and I've had more luck smashing my head against a brick wall then getting BT to actually listen and see if they can help me.
I've raised 2 emails to BT with zero response, had an IT ticket open and closed by them and was told they would call me on Monday (they didn't) then Tuesday (they didn't). Waiting for the 3rd call, but with the problems I've had in the past, this is probably last the straw
Hi all, update on my experiences which is hopefully of interest.
1. Logged a call via email which included a link to this note
2. Received an email which had a number of irrelevant links (probably a canned response). This then closed the call as far as BT was concerned
3. Responded to RobbieMac's note with all the details he requested (thanks Robbie)
4. After checking the problem was still there I logged another call via email asking BT to re-open the call and told them to read what I'd actually posted (sorry I was a bit annoyed with them)
5. Received a response from BT this morning saying they'd passed it on to the "hub team" -- which sounds promising
In the meantime, after #4, and as I said on my previous note, I had access to a HH5 which I plugged in last night and lo and behold I have a full speed wifi signal which was still there this morning. Didn't test all equipment yet but phones / tablets working. So, more evidence it's the HH3 as far as I'm concerned.
I've logged my problem with Robbie too.
I finally had a call back today. It was hard to tell from the level 2 support team, but they said they were going to do something with regards to the frequency in my house.
Totally unsure what this meant, but they said it would kick in within the next 24-48 hours.
So far, I've noticed a stronger connection to my HH3. No drop outs....yet....
I too have responded to Robbie as he suggested and received a confirmation reply from Olga who has forwarded the details to the Hub Team. Thanks to you both for restoring some hope that progress might be made in resolving this issue.
I have also responded to my (open or not open, who can tell from the goobledegook that BT Support put in their e-mails?) support call suggesting they read this thread and also consider sending me a replacement Home Hub.
Have only just gotten to add my submission into the email forms (sorry!) due to working hours...
Out of curiosity has anyone who has been in contact with BT over this found any other kind of lasting fix than replacing the Hub?