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US hit by massive Internet outage as Comcast's Xfinity service, others face problems

A user-generated outage map on DownDetector.com showed that Comcast's Internet service, Xfinity was down in large cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston.

Published: 07th November 2017 09:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2017 11:28 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

(WASHINGTON DC: Comcast's Internet service, Xfinity, was recently facing outages across the United States. Some reports state that other Internet service providers too have been facing problems.

A user-generated outage map on DownDetector.com showed that it was down in large cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston.

Confirming the reports in a tweet on its customer care account, Comcast wrote, “Some customers are having issues with their XFINITY Internet service. We apologize & appreciate your patience while we work to fix.”

Later, Comcast revealed that this was an issue with an “external network,” and that they were still investigating.

As of 12:40pm Pacific, Comcast tweeted that the issues should now be fixed.



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