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Re: What to do when your ISP off-shores tech support

  • From: Martin List-Petersen
  • Date: Sun Dec 28 15:59:43 2008

Matthew Black wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 11:53:18 +0000
>  Martin List-Petersen <[email protected]> wrote:
>> The problem is, and this was stated by the original poster, that the
>> lads off-shore he deals with have no clue and simply stick to the
>> script. No intention of looking what the real problem is. And that
>> problem lies not in the call center. It is the deal, that $TELCO struck
>> with $CALLCENTER and the procedures, that were put in place, that are
>> the problem.
>> Only solution: find a provider, who's support (off-shore or not) does
>> have a clue, has an escalation process and is willing to find a solution.
> How does one find such a provider? I'm unaware of any company
> that lets potential customers test drive their $SERVICE call center
> before purchase. 

Ask others for their experience :), like for example here.

> Even if one did, how is a potential customer
> supposed to evaluate the competence of said call center when
> customer has no clue as to what problems may arise 5 years after
> purchase of provider's service, whether said test drive provided
> an accurate and appropriate solution, and whether said call center
> quality will exist 5 years after purchase of the service.

Well, if you're not any happy longer with the service, vote with your
feet again and find a better option. It's as easy as that.

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen
Airwire - Ag Nascadh Pobal an Iarthar
Phone: 091-865 968