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Comcast Suffers Another Major Internet Outage

This time outage hits US Upper-Midwest

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Comcast Suffers Another Major Internet Outage

News reports are coming out of Chicago this morning of another Comcast Internet outage once again caused by problems with its DNS servers. This is the second major Internet outage in little over a week.

The Chicago Sun-Times says that this outage hit the Chicago-region, Northwest Indiana, parts of Michigan and Minnesota and began about 1930 CST and was fixed a little after midnight.

Comcast apologized for "any frustrations" suffered, like those experienced by Northwestern University students studying for exams before Finals week. I am sure the affected students there gladly accepted those words magnanimously.

At least time, Comcast customer service provided an automated message telling affected callers that it was experiencing technical difficulties and to call back later.

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