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Widespread cable outage reported by Comcast customers

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BERLIN — A widespread cable system outage is impacting customers statewide, as well as some dispatch centers.

“Early this morning, we identified an issue that affected some of our customers,” Kristen Roberts, vice president of communications for Comcast, said in an emailed statement. “We have been working hard to return service as quickly as possible. We are so sorry – we know our customers rely on our services.”

Tolland County Dispatch Tweeted that their internet connection was  down and that they arae running on backup.

A Twitter account for the New Haven Fire Department Tweeted that there was a phone outage, as well.

This story will be updated as we learn more.