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Update: Comcast internet restored after being down Monday afternoon

Comcast Corp. internet customers had slow speeds or other problems on Monday afternoon. The nations largest internet provider said it was working on it and pointed to problems at Level 3.

By Monday evening, Comcast internet service was being restored.
By Monday evening, Comcast internet service was being restored.Read

The outage map for Comcast Corp. screamed red for downed and slow internet on Monday afternoon.

Comcast, the nation's largest residential internet provider, acknowledged the dodgy internet and pointed to connection issues with telecom backbone provider Level 3. Level 3 said it fixed the problem.

Comcast subscribers in Denver, Portland, San Francisco, Houston, Minneapolis, and Boston reported the slowest speeds and most outages. A Reading man said on that his internet had been slow in the afternoon but speeds had improved.

Comcast said on Twitter at 1:36 a.m. on Monday that "some customers are having issues their Xfinity internet service."

At 5:34 p.m., Comcast tweeted that its service was restored.