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Comcast service being restored after Wednesday night outage


Comcast service has been restored in various areas throughout the Lowcountry following an outage that started Tuesday afternoon.

According to Comcast officials, a severed fiber cable on Highway 17 left many customers without service. Residents in the Lowcountry including areas of Berkeley County, Mt. Pleasant , North Charleston and downtown reported outages.

At 9 p.m., Comcast officials said crews were in the process of repairing the cable and anticipated that service would be restored in the next couple of hours.

Around 9:30 p.m., customers reported services being restored.

In May, customers throughout the area also experienced an outage with their Comcast service. Comcast officials say in that outage, construction crews doing work on a bridge along Highway 17 had cut a fiber optic cable which led to an outage that lasted hours.

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