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Faulty Tivo box replacement - Best time to call to get to speak to someone?

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I've tried to call several times now to speak to someone about an ongoing problem with my old Tivo box. However when ever I call and work my way through the automated service and hold to speak with someone I find I go on hold for 30 -  40 minutes then eventually get hung up on.  This has happened several times and I'm getting really frustrated.  I have tried to avoid what I would consider peak times like lunch time etc and even varied the times of my calls but to no avail. 

I know from previous experience with my other box that the old one will need replacing but cant get it sorted unless I speak to someone, and this has been going on for months.

Any help appreciated

Thanks 

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Re: Faulty Tivo box replacement - Best time to call to get to speak to someone?

Hi Chickapea,

You could try the text messaging service.

Just send  a text with a description of Faults  to 07533 051809. Your message will go into a queue and a representative will respond to you as soon as possible. It may take a few days. 

You can also call  150 from your Virgin landline, or 0345 454 1111, options 1,1 and 2 (Faultsbut best to call at 8am to avoid call queues

You may want to look at doing a regrade instead of changing box. With a regrade you may be offered, or can ask for a new box, and be able to negotiate a better package/fee. That is option 1,1,4 (Changes to your package)

Dave

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