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Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

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rav4803
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Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

Started the switch from regular DSL to FTTC at the start of this week, was a little surprised to see the live date only 7 days away (19 March).  As i've only got the old Plusnet 2704N router i opted for a new Hub One, but according to the member centre it hasn't been dispatched yet, only showing 'hardware dispatch pending'.  What are the odds of it arriving in time, or am i going to be unable to connect until it does?

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Community Gaffer
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Re: Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

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Your upgrade order is actually committed for delivery on the 28th, not the 19th. The system is designed to dispatch your router a couple of days ahead of this date.

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rav4803
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Re: Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

O.o  Okay that solves an issue ... did i miss that date on the website when i changed the product?  A little confusing with the date in the email then Smiley

 

 

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Re: Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

I think the order was originally placed with a required date of the 19th. Our suppliers couldn't meet that date though, so adjusted the order accordingly. Apologies that wasn't communicated very well (if at all!) Undecided 

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Baldrick1
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Re: Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

I'm staggered that when 'your supplier' advises Plusnet that the required date will not be met that the router despatch date is automatically delayed but there appears to be no such system to inform the customer, who is left disappointed.

Has it not occurred to the Plusnet suits (or are they in total ignorance of such problems) that this starts off the relationship with a new subscriber on the wrong foot and that there is an urgent need to improve systems?

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Re: Router not arrived, live date on monday. Should i be worried?

@Baldrick1

This is an issue that the SU's have had on our 'discussion' list with PN for some time!  Recently it has been re-raised as needing some fairly urgent attention, so it may just happen.  Evil