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Comcast---Bait and Switch
I spent roughly 20 minutes on-line upgrading my cable and internet to include phone service. I made it through the entire process and received a final price (w/Install) of $79 the 1st bill and 24.99 each month from there on out+ taxes and fees. Once I finished and agreed to the pricing and conditions along with scheduling the set up the on-line chat screen came up. After approximately 40 minutes of going through the switching of my phone # etc.. I get a response from the onsite representative that the 1st bill would be $179. I told her that was not correct and I was quote $79. The online representative pulled $29 off and said I could split the bill in 2 payments. I just spend an 1.5 hours to be bait and switched. Unbelievable from a company whom I have been with over 15 years. Why would I switch from the phone service I have now to pay for this type of service that will take me a year to recoup the set-up fees. Answer: I wouldn't and I didn't. Now I have to reconsider my cable and internet.
Comcast Home Alarm
My account was being debited from my bank and comcast charged a late fee of 8 for 2 months saying my account was closed, expired, but it was not. I called my bank to inquire the problem and they said it was Comcast who had the problem. So I cancel because they blamed me and putting me with people who don't pay their bills. They refuesed to take away the late fee's even when I asked to conference my bank so they can confirm my account had never been closed, expired and was active all along. I am glad to close the account as I have the others tv,internet, phone 2 yrs ago. good riddence and never again will I be a customer to Comcast ever.
Comcast in Wilmington, Delaware - Missunderstood
My name firstname.lastname@example.org yesterday I did about 100 new memorials of sone famous people.find a grave closed my site down .I mean no harm. I used no fowL words.I'm new ,please restore my site.if I'M WRONG,. SORRY if I have done some wrong.Since my husband,s death two months ago, I'm alone the only friends I have are from find a grave.It doesn stop the pain of losing my huband, But when I visit my site It's like he is near me.And i love reading other's life.
Comcast in Salt Lake City, Utah - Dns fails consistently at specific websites - like bank home pages
dns fails to open specific webpages over and over... like my bank homepage. it's got to be either dns or dropped packets. I hate that they're the only company i can get internet through at my apartment. Makes for sucky competition in the business world. What's worse, is that since this is website appears to be here only for those who are mad at comcast and not for comcast to necessarily actually read... (which is pathedic) i might just have to go post it in about 100 other pages. What?! i have to type 100 words to say i'm upset?! that's lame too.
Comcast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Scheduling woes
Recently both my roomate and myself returned from vacation to find all our comcast service was out - no cable, no internet. We called 1-800-comcast (the only # written on anything comcast has sent to us) to try and resolve the problem. First of all, we called from my cell phone - the phone number on the account - and got bounced around to different call centers all over the country because the area code on my cell phone number doesn't match the area code in the city I live in. Finally we get a service rep on the phone who tells us right away that she can't do anything for us since she's in another location, but is willing to give us the direct phone number for a service center near our house (she couldn't forward us though). When we finally get in touch with the local service center, the rep says we have to set up an appointment for a technician to come out and assess the situation. Now I knew we were going to have problems. Almost all the appointments they had available were for time frames in the middle of the days. Unfortunately, as we explained to the person on the phone, both of us work full time 9-5 not very near to where we live. We needed an evening or weekend appointment. The rep said he could get us an appointment 5-7pm 3 days from when we were calling. This was annoying as I needed the internet to properly complete some of my work at home but decided a 3 days wait was better than nothing. I repeated to the phone rep that 5-7 would work but we wouldn't be available until around 6. The phone rep said that wouldn't be a problem, said they would add a note to the service request to come late and to have them call my roomate's cell phone. The number was verified twice while we were still on the phone. Come the day of the appointment, I receive a call around 5pm from our Comcast technician that he is at the front door and no one is answering. I explained that he was suppose to call another number and wasn't suppose to show up until later in the evening. My roomate was on her way home, but wouldn't be there for another 10 minutes or so. He never called her even after I told him she was the person to contact and we set it up that way when I set up the appointment. About 5 minutes later he calls me back and says there's still no one there so he's cancelling the appointment. Of course I protested to which his response was "I can only wait 10 mins". Fine, it's true we weren't there, but at the same time we didn't think anyone would show up for another hour. Once again I had to call the local service center to reschedule the appointment - for 2 days later of course. Again I explained that we both work and can't leave in the middle of the day/early. Again, the rep said she would put a note on the service request that the technician should come as close to 7 as possible. Fast forward to the day of the appointment and once again the technician was at our front door at 5pm. Luckily I was able to leave my office a little early that day and was on my way home and able to catch him before he left. It was still annoying that simple requests from the customers were being ignored. The scheduling system they have set up makes it very difficult for people that work typical 9-5 shifts to set up appointments. If they were willing to commit to arriving at 6pm or even 5:30 it would make all the difference.
Comcast in Maple Grove, Minnesota - How easy is it to install your adapters that you HAVE to have!
So we received our adapters, hooked them up which is the easy part... then trying to get them to work is another sad story. They don't work, we did every thing that is asked; then we finally call them... 45 minutes later and after all their troubleshooting, they say they have to send a technician out. We call on a Friday, and they can't come out until late Tuesday. Four days? Hows that for customer service. First they force you to rent additional equipment, then it doesn't work. I really hate Comcast, and as soon as we have an alternative... they will be without our business.
Comcast are useless
My boyfriend has comcast and I live with him for many years, we agreed to disconnect it due to his extenuating circumstances and he does not want to deal with it. I went to comcast store and also called to disconnect, they ignored me simply because I was not on the account, they don't understand that I am member of household and pay the bills including comcast... they were rude, inconsiderate and horrible customer service. Should I accept that from I company that I paid services for?! I also reported that there is no cable services, it went out on me, they even didn't care to take a look at the problem and send a technician. I also returned the cable box to their store, they insisted that will keep charging for the overpriced cable just because I am not on the account. Can they understand that is NO thank you for bad customer service, and comcast disregard for the customer that pays for a service that I am not satisfied with?
Comcast in Needham, Massachusetts - How do I speak to someone who can help?
I signed up for Comcast as they are the only game in town. Had my old phone number transfered from Verizon. Did what Comcast told me to do weeks before the install to make sure it worked. Long story short, I had no phone service for 1 month. I called repeatedly (almost every day) and was told it would be fixed in 48 hours, until finally after 3 weeks someone actually checked and saw Comcast never put in the request. I lost tons of business as I have a summer dependent job, and summer is very short here. I do not get cell service where I am. I am more than willing to pay my bill, starting with when the phone worked. I could not use this location when I had no phone. It is like getting a car without a steering wheel. Now I am looking for an adjustment, and getting huge run arounds. Does anyone have an answer?
Comcast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Two many commercials interfering into the program
You have begun to interfere entirely too often into my schedeled program--"All in the family. " You also have cut what is shown less during the alotted time. I would appreciate very much having you complete the entire program promised! Twenty -four comercials intruduing into the program tonight shortened so that it made no sense whatever' and I detest everyone of these intrusions! Please desist from your interuptions of the called for program. This letter is to Comcast Company which is used by our entire house and paid accordingly including intelligent service? Please provide serevice, not unnecessary noise. the adds are noisiating!
Comcast Customer Service Sucks
I am really coming to hate Comcast Service. I have been with the company for almost 10 years (well Insight first) and they still don't value my service. They hiked my bill up so I cancel cable tv and now they want to hike my internet up. Why do they not value their existing cusotmers? They only want to give the new customers all the good rates. They are losing a valuable customer here. I would have never switched if they would have just cared enough to give me a deal. Screw Comcast and their *** customer service agents. They always end the call with we value our customers, well obviously you do not because you are not even trying to keep my service.
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