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Comcast outage hits cable and internet service across the U.S.

Comcast says most of the issues have been repaired by now.
A heatmap of the areas affected by the service outage. Comcast

Comcast customers woke up to a major service outage across the country this morning, with some users reporting issues tuning into service channels, as well as internet troubles. In a statement, Comcast acknowledged the problems, and later noted in that its engineers have fixed most of them. We're still waiting on more details about what happened, but it looks like most of the Twitter complaints using the #ComcastOutage hashtag have died down.

According to Down Detector, which tracks outage complaints across social media, the outage affected communities including the San Francisco Bay Area; much of the East Coast from Philadelphia to Boston; Fort Lauderdale and surrounding communities in Florida; and Washington, D.C..

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