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Overview

Onecom has a consumer rating of 4.13 stars from 368 reviews indicating that most customers are generally satisfied with their purchases. Consumers satisfied with Onecom most frequently mention customer service, online chat and new phone. Onecom ranks 2nd among Internet Service Provider sites.

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Positive highlights

  • Spoke with a lovely very helpful chap to renew my monthly contract was very pleased many thanks karl davies
  • Daniel replied to my instant chat immediately and dealt with my request in minutes, Fabulous customer service.

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How would you rate Onecom?
Top Positive Review

“Best attentive helpful service”

Patricia H.
1/21/20

After having dealt with Karl Davies yesterday initially, and again today, I have to highly commend this young man, to his people skills. He listened, explained and found for me a suitable new package for me. As well as fulfilling these requirements, he was chatty, pleasant and genuinely a breath of fresh air to deal with. So much so will ask for him by name if I need any information in future regarding my contract. Thank you so much, and to your boss, he is a credit to the company. Patricia Henry, Happy customer.

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Top Critical Review

“Terrible company”

Sandra M.
9/21/20

I have just upgraded and am stuck for 2 years but would never recommend them. Wanted a dual sim but they failed to mention I'd have to get a virtual sim elsewhere as they can't provide it asked for international calls but can't call to another country without being charged just class within each country. Complained and was told too sad your passed the cooling off period. Don't trust them!

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sandram1179
1 review
4 helpful votes
September 21st, 2020

I have just upgraded and am stuck for 2 years but would never recommend them. Wanted a dual sim but they failed to mention I'd have to get a virtual sim elsewhere as they can't provide it asked for international calls but can't call to another country without being charged just class within each country. Complained and was told too sad your passed the cooling off period. Don't trust them!

karenr546
1 review
1 helpful vote
August 20th, 2019

I spoke to Karl Davies today to upgrade my mobile. He was very helpful and knew what he was talking about. Made the process very easy.

colinb235
1 review
1 helpful vote
December 2nd, 2020

Keep away from these as they are shocking for miss selling and just want to tie you up in a long contract and charge obscene amounts of money to get out of it.
Bad customers skills and not even cheap deals AVOID THEM

davidm3879
1 review
0 helpful votes
July 30th, 2020

I'm happy with Onecom. They've offered me some nice deals over the four or so years I've been with them. As market rates tend to fall towards the end of contracts their tariffs look just a little less attractive. That's probably true for most people on longer fixes. But, Onecom insert a review towards the end, which tends to level the playing field. Its good to be able to speak to a real person when needed. My very 1st contact with them and their account management was really winning. Longer term its been pretty good as well.

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Thank you for sharing your experience, David, this is great to hear.

Thanks,
Onecom

elviraw5
1 review
2 helpful votes
May 13th, 2020

They are brokers don't own any network. ONECOM to be avoided sell phone and internet contracts you could take directly with the companies in question such a Vodafone. With onecom to be avoided you end up paying a much expensive internet and mobile phone services to cover their commission. ONECOM to be avoided will convince you that by signing up for a three years contract you will save loads of money NOT TRUE. Stay away from ONECON, that's what they are.

coreenn2
1 review
1 helpful vote
December 21st, 2020

WARNING: Get everything in writing before you agree to anything or this company will hoodwink you without a second thought. DO NOT AGREE TO ANYTHING ON THE PHONE. This company is merciless with regard to your personal circumstances and they will use the no cooling off period business to business clause. Shocking business practices, even more so in a time of global pandemic.

craigd249
1 review
0 helpful votes
November 6th, 2020

Lovely helpful staff who work really hard to resolve my issues. The only reason it's not 5 stars is some technical difficulties with the original call being dropped, but my operative still managed to sort everything and phone me back

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Just what we like to hear, thank you for your review Craig.

Thanks,
Onecom

rickyg118
1 review
0 helpful votes
December 1st, 2021

1 star is too high!
Fraudulent company who took advantage!
Cancelled a phone contract on behalf of my father who was and still is very ill. Contract was cancelled in writing 5 years ago and they claim never to have received said letter. Blamed my father for not checking that the billing was cancelled whilst in and out of hospital!
Also claiming contract was renewed even though sim and phone was disposed of the same year letter was written...
Then speaking with them today lied in the transcripts about what had been said!
Do not trust or get involved with this bunch of scammers...
Lets see what the complaints manager has to say...

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davidm3574
1 review
3 helpful votes
May 20th, 2020

From the very start of my dealings with Onecom - 18 months ago - what they were offering was very confused - what I later called "smoke and mirrors". What they promised me never transpired and they fall back on a contract which descended on me with all sorts of other rubbish. They were difficult, at the start, about allowing my wife's phone to go on the account, apparently due to credit issues - but there aren't any. There have been several occasions when calls and texts which were supposed to be free were invoiced: just a few pounds each time, so more of an irritant value. I chased them on the basis that this might stop it happening again. It hasn't

Finally, I found out that after 17 months the monthly credit, worth half the amount I was invoiced each month by Vodafone, had stopped. With 19 months left to run, I was left with a really unattractive deal. Yes, this was part of the contract, but the sales person who I dealt with NEVER mentioned that it would ever stop, she just kept talking about the net monthly cost as if it would go on forever. I negotiated the best deal I could but it's still more than I would have accepted if this had been made clear at the start.

shaunr53
1 review
1 helpful vote
January 30th, 2020

Onecom are notorious for misselling and dubious sales practices. They should be avoided at all costs. Be extremely careful if you do agree terms with them. Avoid.

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Hi Shaun,
Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're sorry to hear you are not happy with your contract.
As you've stated, all customers should be fully aware of the contract they're committing too before agreeing. All elements of our contracts are explained clearly to customers to ensure they have all of the information before the agreement is made. Ultimately a contract will not go ahead, unless a customer agrees to the points discussed.
If you need any queries about a recently agreed contract, please contact our customer care team - https://onecom.co.uk/contact/. Live Chat is the fastest way to contact us!
Kind regards,
Onecom

yvonnes38
1 review
17 helpful votes
June 16th, 2016

After several pressurised phone calls I agreed to switching my service I then had a letter from my what I thought was my old provider stating they were going to charge me just under £35 for my internet to continue. I rang T T. They said I was also having the internet with them at no time did they mention on the telephone that they were not giving me the complete change over I assumed they were, I was told several times that they were going to save me money( not happened.) Also I was not told anything about the term of the contract until a letter arrived, I have requested them to listen to my phone calls all I get is we are looking into it, My husband has Cancer I am very worried about this if it is not resolved soon I will cancel my D. Debit and lket them take me to court if this is the only way to let people know about them. If in the mead time they come up trumps I will post on this review site again.

patriciah683
1 review
3 helpful votes
January 21st, 2020

After having dealt with Karl Davies yesterday initially, and again today, I have to highly commend this young man, to his people skills. He listened, explained and found for me a suitable new package for me. As well as fulfilling these requirements, he was chatty, pleasant and genuinely a breath of fresh air to deal with. So much so will ask for him by name if I need any information in future regarding my contract.
Thank you so much, and to your boss, he is a credit to the company.

Patricia Henry, Happy customer.

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Thank you for sharing your experience, Patricia, this is great to hear. We will be sure to pass on your comments.

Thanks,
Onecom

kennethm790
1 review
3 helpful votes
April 1st, 2021

SCAM!
Beware if you deal with this company. I was cold-called and told that we could have new phones and reduce our monthly costs. We listened to the the deal. It came out at slightly higher than the the deal we were on but with the discount of £70 each month, it would be a decent reduction. All benefits were explained in detail. What was not explained in detail was the £70 discount was for a limited time of the contract. After the discount period my bill would be much higher for a further two full years with no getout. At the time I asked the question directly, "Will this discount be for all the time we are with Vodaphone?" The question was skirted around with the answer "you can review your contract in 24 months and save even more money". This is classic mis-selling tactic, add in the fact you get no written contract to read or sign shows what type of company you are dealing with. I don't believe any of the five star reviews on this site are genuine.

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jamesl1872
1 review
0 helpful votes
November 20th, 2020

Used to be good but after a restructure the customer service nose dived! Avoid unless you like stress!

nickc694
1 review
0 helpful votes
December 10th, 2021

Got hooked into a 36month Business Contract and given bad advice about terminating my existing contract early. No way to terminate early or cancel like a personal contract. Cost me. Thousands of £. Will never use them again or recommend them.

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janes690
1 review
1 helpful vote
January 7th, 2020

Have been dealing with Onecom ever since they took over Vodafone contracts and have to say they have always been great. All the agents I've spoken to, each year I've renegotiated my contract, have been really helpful. Upgraded my current contract today with Karl Davies who went out of his way to get me a fantastic deal. He was not only friendly and polite but very patient and proactive when I pushed for the better deal!

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Thank you for sharing your experience, Jane, this is great to hear. We will be sure to pass on your comments.

Thanks,
Onecom

johnd3334
1 review
1 helpful vote
February 2nd, 2020

They kept sending my phone to the wrong address then sent me a bill for the full contract when I cancelled.

gailg214
1 review
0 helpful votes
September 27th, 2020

I was experiencing network connectivity issues with a new phone I had purchased. I used the online live chat and explained the situation to service advisor who came back to me very quickly with a few possible solutions. Instruction/feedback was clear and simple which helped me understand what to do and I was able to resolve the matter swiftly, thanks to the help of the advisor. This was a much more time-effective method than phoning the customer care line which was my original pursuit. Thanks to the advisor for the help, much appreciated!

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

We’re glad to hear that you are happy with the service provided, Gail.

Thanks,
Onecom

jc1260
3 reviews
3 helpful votes
November 26th, 2021

In short, after a cold call that sounded too good to be true, I told them what I wanted and could afford and they changed things covertly leading me to believe I would be paying a certain amount. Even though asking multiple times they cleverly manipulated me into the contract with no cool down period. They recorded calls without letting me know(which I now have a copy of for evidence). The said I was entitled to stuff that wasn't available anymore and I am set to pay a lot more money than agreed. Their customer services and care is vague and never answers your questions properly deflecting questions. DO NOT trust this company. I have an official complaint logged with ofcom/Cisas, and even though I know I will win I will waste a lot more time on this dis-honest company. Please avoid. I am also expecting a 'I am sorry yo are unhappy, email us' response even though they have not helped at all every time I have asked.

Tip for consumers:
Please avoid, unless you know how to avoid being manipulated.

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kooshaw
1 review
1 helpful vote
November 12th, 2020

What sort of buisness put you in 3 year £40 sim only contract on a buisness rate when you're not even a buisness

sarahs885
1 review
5 helpful votes
August 24th, 2019

Avoid like the plague. Transferred out Vodafone direct contract without permission, conned my elderly mother into a sim only contract with no insurance for the same price as our original fully covered policy with free upgrade, finally now to be told contract has been switched back to vodafone, go into Vodafone shop and guess what, still with onecom, and their customer service isn't available at weekends to sort it out.

ernief24
1 review
0 helpful votes
June 1st, 2020

I contacted OneCom regarding my new mobile telephone and other gadgets via 'online chat'. The person who dealt with me, Eurika, was first class. She dealt with me regarding my queries very quickly, comprehensively and, above all, clearly in a language I could understand. Eurika covered all my points and everything is working as it should thanks to her help. An excellent service, thank you, Eurika.

Tip for consumers:
Use the online 'chat' service.

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Mobile telephone and mobile WiFi device.

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amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Thank you for sharing your experience, Ernie, this is great to hear. We will be sure to pass on your comments.

Thanks,
Onecom

keithe105
1 review
0 helpful votes
February 22nd, 2020

I Just wanted to say thanks to Kirsty J. From Onecom Who just sorted my problems out super quick! Many thanks you are a star and my mini sim is on its way!
Having been to the Vodafone store who failed, it was a pure joy to get sorted in mega fast time.
Thanks again.
Keith Evans;-)

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

Thank you for sharing your experience, Keith. It’s great to hear that our teams have looked after you well but naturally it’s disappointing to know you’ve had some issues along the way. We are always looking for ways to improve and to offer a better experience for our customers so it’s important that we receive feedback and we will be sure to pass on your comments.

Thanks,
Onecom

bobt285
1 review
9 helpful votes
January 25th, 2019

I've been a Vodafone customer for 25 years and Onecom now handle the account. There has obviously been a change of management, as they now resort to using devious deception to make sales, and tell outright lies about getting things sorted. They have owed me £700 + for some time now, after lying to me repeatedly about my contract. They have avoided sending me the copy of the sales conversation which will clearly prove my case. They agreed to pay the refund, but guess what... they never do. Avoid these people they cannot be trusted.

roberts2616
1 review
1 helpful vote
January 11th, 2020

Excellent service as usual from onecom. They sorted out some problems with my account and explaining very effectively just a great around service.

amyr84
Jake B. – Onecom Rep

We’re glad to hear that you are happy with the service provided, Robert.

Thanks,
Onecom

Q&A (16)

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There is no mention of the 3 year contract when the salesman cold calls you.

By Frances B.
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France's all they do is call your current supplier and pretend to be you and try to get the fee waiverd if this dosnt work there's nothing in the contract that holds them liable and you have already agreed to a contract with them they have no concerned over continue custom they will sting you once and make there money

By Dave M.
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If you can't through on the phone send them an email - what they do with it is their problem but it will be proof you cancelled in time. And if later than the cooling off period, you were mis-sold anywayso have a right to cancel. Then cancel the DD and go back to your old supplier. Good luck

By L F.
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They are very carefull with the way they word things for instance "we will endevor to waiver your ETF" so what there saying is they will try, And this was done by there legal team (consists of 2 people with no legal experance calling BT and pretending to be the customer saying because BT have up there prices your legally allowed to leave the contract free of charge, with BT just saying the charge is valid, and now they dont have a legal team atm so there not to concerned about customer happyness its a fly by company

By john w.
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About the business

Onecom is one of the UK’s leaders in unified communications, specialising in business solutions which bring mobile and fixed line voice and data services together with super-fast broadband as a single, tailored, integrated package.

Onecom was formed in 2013 with a vision to provide innovative bespoke services backed by excellence in customer service.

The company’s track record in customer engagement, staff development and excellence in product range and knowledge is behind its rapid growth, which sees Onecom serving thousands of UK businesses from its headquarters in Hampshire and regional offices in Shoeburyness, Cardiff, Southampton, Leeds, Telford, Brighton and Belfast.

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