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First Direct's customers called it 'helpful', 'friendly' and 'dependable', while Ryanair customers called it 'arrogant', 'greedy' and 'sneaky'.
Our survey of 1000 TV and broadband customers found that the majority had been subscribed for at least five years - but they're not always sticking with their provider because they like it.
Despite fibre being available to the vast majority of premises in the UK, over a quarter of those who responded to our survey told us they weren’t sure it was available where they live.
In 2015, participants received an average of 9.7 nuisance calls, while this year they received 7.4 calls – the lowest figure seen in Ofcom’s six years of research.
Nearly a quarter of those who had switched did so because they’d found a better deal with a new provider. With the typical deal jumping in price by around 20% at the end of an introductory period, this isn't a great surprise.
While the telecoms regulator found that complaints were down at the beginning of this year when compared to the final quarter of 2018, some providers still had overly high levels of complaints.
Our research into the UK’s biggest TV and broadband providers has found that most customers have experienced at least one issue with their service over the last year. Price increases, drop outs and slow broadband speeds were common complaints.
When we surveyed over 8,000 broadband customers, only a third said they were considering switching broadband provider - and nearly half had never switched away from their first provider
While the UK held fairly steady in the rankings compared with last year, it was overtaken by the Republic of Ireland which moved up seven rankings to 29th place.