Widespread internet outages hit northeast U.S.

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Internet users across the northeast U.S. experienced widespread outages for several hours Tuesday, interrupting work and school, because of an unspecified Verizon network issue.

The company said in the afternoon, Eastern time, that the issue affecting its Fios service had been resolved and that service was returning to normal. A fiber cut in Brooklyn was unrelated to the problem, which Verizon said it was still investigating.

People complained about internet issues and not being able to use major online services in an area that stretched from Washington to Boston.



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