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Major internet outage impacting Northeast

The outage is purportedly from Boston to Washington, D.C.

Updated: January 26, 2021 - 1:52pm

A major internet outage Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to Boston is affecting internet, cloud providers and a number of Google services and Facebook, according to the Associated Press.

Verizon reported via Twitter a cut fiber in Brooklyn, but it's not clear whether that caused the entire outage. The telecom giant didn’t have any estimate when the problem spot would be fixed.

Neither Verizon nor Comcast, another major internet service provider, immediately responded to requests for comment, the wire service also reports.

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