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Comcast Service Restored After Outages Sweep Country



    Comcast Service Restored After Outages Sweep Country
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    Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand as well as to businesses.

    Thousands of Comcast customers around the country lost Internet and television service Monday morning, according to, which monitors telecommunications outages.

    Most services were restored by 1:30 p.m. EST, according to Comcast.

    "We have repaired the temporary network interruption that impacted some of our services this morning. Our engineers continue to work on this issue and almost all services have already been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused our customers," the company said in a statement Monday afternoon.

    DownDetector's map shows Comcast outages peaked at 17,033 around 11:30 a.m. EST. Outages have been reported in cities across the U.S., including Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, Boston, Hartford and Washington, D.C.

    Comcast — the parent company of NBCUniversal — offers phone, Internet and TV service in 40 states and Washington, D.C.