Some Comcast high-speed internet customers in Chicago experienced outages this afternoon, a spokeswoman for the company said.
The outages started at about 2 p.m. and affected 0.3 percent of customers in the greater Chicago area, said Angie Amores, the spokeswoman.
West Loop area.
She said the outages occurred when an air-conditioning unit had to be replaced at a hub. By about 5 p.m., 98 percent of the outages had been resolved, Amores said.
The disruption in service caused a minor uproar on Twitter as some affected customers compared notes.
Comcast outages repaired in part of West Loop
Photo illustration (Chicago Tribune)