DETROIT (WWJ/AP) — After a nationwide blackout, Comcast television and internet services are back up and running in the Detroit area.

The outage knocked out service to an unknown number of customers in metro Detroit, as well as in several states along the east coast, and as far away as Washington, California and Florida. Comcast officials say they are still investigating the cause of the outage.

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Company spokeswoman Jenni Moyer says engineers continue to work on what she characterized as a temporary network interruption.

“Our engineers continue to work on this issue and almost all services have already been restored,” she said. “We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused our customers.”

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Comcast, based in Philadelphia, says the outage primarily affected TV service. Customers lost some of their channels but kept some service. Some customers weren’t affected at all, the company said.

Comcast said it was unclear what caused the outage or how many subscribers were affected.


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