Comcast and other ISPs experiencing widespread internet outages

Comcast and other ISPs experiencing widespread internet outages

That was the case for many Comcast internet users today, with random outages popping up all over the nation.

Multiple businesses, police and emergency services across the country took to social media to let customers know how they can be reached during the outage.

Thousands of reports of the outage have appeared on the website Down Detector.

Before Comcast can come back to the bargaining table with a new offer for 21st Century Fox assets, it will likely need to get its broadband service back up and running.

Germany leaves Russian Federation after crashing out of the World Cup
Both of the remaining sides will come from Group H and there are now three teams who are vying for that spot - Colombia, Japan and Senegal.

"It is now affecting our business and residential internet, video and voice customers", the company wrote on Twitter midday Friday.

The company, based in Philaedelphia, is reportedly the second largest broadcasting and cable television firm in the world.

"One of Comcast's large backbone network partners had a fiber cut that we believe is also impacting other providers", Comcast's customer service account tweeted. It has about 22.3 million cable TV subscribers and more than 26 million high-speed internet customers.

The outage began about 1 p.m. ET on Friday. Comcast experienced a widespread outage Friday afternoon.

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