Comcast Xfinity Blames 'Network Issue' For Massive Internet Outage Across Chicago Area And The U.S.The company's support page on Twitter has been flooded with complaints about outages, and the website Downdetector is reporting as many as 54,000 outages for Xfinity.
AT&T Goes On Billing Elmhurst Customers As They Were Without Phone Service In Nearly 3 Months“It is absolutely unconscionable that ... even a single home, could be without phone service for 2 ½ months," said Teresa Murray, a consumer watchdog for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.
Computer Chaos At Licensing Facilities Nationwide, Including Secretary Of State's OfficeThe hassle was felt from Chicago to Chatanooga. Licensing outlets from Tennessee to Michigan to Massachusetts and Kansas all reporting problems with the network of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
Comcast Dealing With Major Outage NationwideThe outage is primarily affecting Comcast cable service, but telephone and internet services are also affected in some areas.
Outage At BP Refinery Sends Local Gas Prices SoaringThough gas prices have been plummeting nationally, drivers in the Chicago area suddenly have seen a major bump at the pump.
Nearly 10,000 Without Power After Monday's Severe StormsMonday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.
Outage Knocks Out State Government Computers, WebsitesState of Illinois technicians were trying to figure out what caused all state government computers to lose email and Internet capabilities for almost three hours Tuesday morning.
CBOE Reopens Trading After Half-Day OutageTrading on the biggest exchange for financial options resumed Thursday following an outage caused by software problems.
BlackBerry Outage Could Have Its BenefitsMillions of BlackBerry users are having a technological meltdown, as a three-day network outage has spread to North America -- affecting text messaging, email and Internet access from mobile phones. But the outage might actually be a good thing.
ComEd Won't Reimburse Residents For Spoiled FoodIf some of your food spoiled when your house lost electricity this week, ComEd says it’s not responsible for replacing it.
Historic Outage For ComEd After Storm Leaves 852,000 In DarkMonday's ferocious storm resulted in one of the biggest power outages in history for ComEd.
Southwest Experiences Outage, Many Flights DelayedMany Southwest Airline customers experienced delays after a telecommunications outage halted some air travel Tuesday night.
No Mass Refunds For Comcast CustomersComcast says it has no plans to refund customers en masse for one of the Chicago area’s biggest ever high-speed Internet outages.