Comcast reports outages in Chicago, nationwide

Comcast outage map as of 1:30 p.m. Monday. (downdetector.com)

Comcast customers in Chicago and nationwide experienced a major service outages early Monday, according to the company.

Shortly before 2 p.m., a Comcast spokeswoman in Chicago said that the "temporary network interruption" had been repaired and that "engineers continue to work on this issue." Almost all services have already been restored, she said.

Users reported issues such as tuning into service channels and Internet trouble. Many users took to Twitter using the #ComcastOutage hashtag.

Most of the service has been restored in Chicago, according to the site http://downdetector.com.

Reports of outages peaked in Chicago at 961 at about 11 a.m. Shortly before 2:30 p.m., the site map showed about 32 reports of outages.

The site's outage map also shows major outages in the San Francisco Bay Area, much of the East Coast from Philadelphia to Boston, Fort Lauderdale and surrounding Florida communities, as well as the Washington, D.C. area.
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