So, still no service from our new internet provider. I particularly like their email address: email@example.com. Oh how we laughed. On the plus side, they may be trying to give Mr. Waffle money. I wonder for how long more our current provider will continue to supply broadband and whether we will be cut adrift in a cruel world without internet and television. Still, think of the saving. Recent correspondence below for your delectation because I know that you care.
From: Mr. Waffle
Date: 2 March 2015 at 11:44
Subject: Fwd: Register for My eircom to view your new eircom bill online
Dear Sir or Madam
On 2 February I signed up online to get TV, phone and broadband from Eircom. I was given account number [xx]. A technician was supposed to come on 16 February but never turned up. After many contacts with your company, I was advised that it was necessary to cancel this order and start again. On 23 February I got a message (screenshot enclosed) from J in your Customer Care Administration Team confirming that the account had been closed on 19 February.
Since then, I have still not received any service from Eircom. I am still waiting for a technician to come to my house. I have no idea when this might occur (a month after I first attempted to sign up with Eircom).
On 27 February I got a message (below) saying that a bill had issued for my account. The message says that I can view the bill on “My Eircom”. However, when I attempted this, I got a message saying that the account number was no longer an Eircom account. See screenshot enclosed.
I would be grateful for an explanation of (a) how I can see this bill, and (b) what I am being billed for, given that Eircom has not actually provided me with any service and this account has been closed
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From: eircom Bill Notifications
Date: 27 February 2015 at 15:39
Subject: Register for My eircom to view your new eircom bill online
To: Mr Waffle
Your new eircom bill is now available to view online.
As you are on paperless billing, you can view your bill simply by registering on My eircom using your telephone number and your account number .
Register for My eircom
Your bill amount is €-5.60.
Once you login to My eircom, you can view a PDF of your bill, your bill summary and the itemised details of your bill online.
If you are set up for Direct Debit we will automatically take your payment. If not, you can pay your bill within My eircom.
If you need help understanding your bill we have a full bill explanation available here: Your Bill Explained.
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