Widespread internet outages were reported across the country Tuesday morning, including the Chicago area, with tens of thousands of customers reporting a lack of access.
Xfinity customers around Illinois, Indiana and other parts of the country took to Twitter and Reddit to report widespread outages.
According to DownDetector.com, there was a spike in reported outages starting at around 7 a.m., and as of 8:40 a.m. many customers reported their service had come back online.
Just after 10 a.m. Comcast responded to a user on Twitter saying," Some customers are experiencing intermittent service interruptions as a result of a network issue. Our teams are actively working to bring impacted customers back online, as we continue to investigate. We apologize to those who have been affected."
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The outage seemed to be primarily affect Comcast's Xfinity internet, television and telephone service customers.
"Anybody else in Chicago/Chicagoland having problems with their Xfinity internet?" RyanAspire asked on Reddit, following with: "Edit: Seems like a nationwide outage. To everyone who telecommutes, enjoy your late start/day off."
On Tuesday morning, customers also reported outages in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.
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