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Services Return After Widespread Comcast Xfinity Outages Reported in Chicago Area, Illinois

Xfinity customers around Illinois, Indiana and other parts of the country took to Twitter and Reddit to report widespread outages.

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."

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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