[Updated: Down again] Comcast/Xfinity services down or internet not working? You're not alone facing this outage

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on March 16, 2021) follows:

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Xfinity services aren’t working for you, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues lately. A quick look at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue.

For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:


what is going on with you guys?! My internet goes out several times a day now. Which really sucks when working from home. My shows buffer. I pay for the best internet and it’s so bad. You’ve really gone way down hill. Anyone out there have suggestions for good internet?

Internet issues had to shut down stream , thanks Xfinity

In case you are also facing the issue, you may head to their service status page to check if there is an outage in your region. If you’re new to the process, you may head here for instruction regarding this.

Any official word on the matter? Negative, as yet. We’re yet to locate a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.

Rest assured, we’re keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will update this page with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case you’re encountering the problem discussed here, stay hooked for updates.

Update 1 (March 16)

Going by the latest information coming from services like Down Detector, it appears that Comcast is also having an outage in some regions as of now. Take a look at the outage map below:


Update 2 (March 16)

While responding to one of the affected users, ComcastCares has responded by saying:

Oh no! Extremely sorry to hear that you are having these issues with the service. Please let us investigate this and ensure you are able to get back connected. Can you please send a DM with your service address and first/last name. -TE

Update 3 (March 16)

While Comcast outages are usually region-specific, it could be the case of regular maintenance as well. And if that’s the case for all, the following information shared by a user should be helpful to those struggling with the internet.


Update 4 (March 16)

We are seeing user reports wherein it’s shown the company says the outage has been resolved. However, among users, not everyone is of the same view.

Update 5 (March 17)

Looks like the Xfinity service is under maintainence today, after suffering a massive outage yesterday. The maintainence, as you can see in the screenshot shared by a user here, is of around 6 hours.

Update 6 (March 18)

We are still seeing user reports that say the Xfinity service has been having issues for hours now (last 12 hours in this case).

Update 7 (March 18)

The Xfinity internet issues seems to be never ending at the moment as we are now seeing a sudden spike in complaints again.

It’s difficult to say if any specific regions are affected and/or if it’s even an issue or scheduled maintenance. The Xfinity support, meanwhile, is only giving generic responses at least on Twitter.

Update 8 (April 26)

Going by reports surfacing on Twitter, it appears Comcast is undergoing an outage as of writing this.

Huh, another “scheduled” outage for Comcast that that they just forgot to mention was happening! Internet service out all night. WTF.




GODDAMN. COMCAST. OUTAGE. Internet and cable.

I am busy dammit!!

Apart from user reports, the Down detector also conveys an outage in some of the regions (as can be seen in the map below):


Update 9 (April 26)

A user has now shared the Maintenance notification which explains the internet issues.


Additionally, Support has also shared that the Xfinity Connect app has now been discontinued. Here’s what they said:

As of April 20th, the Xfinity Connect app is unfortunately discontinued in an effort to streamline our apps as much as possible for the best customer experience.

Update 10 (April 29)

Going by reports circulating on Twitter, looks like Xfinity users are encountering internet issues as of writing this. The Down detector also conveys a Comcast outage (as can be seen in the live outage map below).


Comcast/xfinity down in Oakland/emeryville ? #comcastoutage #Oakland #BayArea

I’m so sick of these damn #xfinity outtages. Four times this week, and now the whole system is shut down, not just internet. Why do we let them charge us this much for unreliable internet.

Update 11 (May 04)

Down detector conveys Comcast is encountering an outage at this moment, as can be seen in the live outage map below.


Update 12 (May 05)

Comcast/Xfinity is down again and users are experiencing internet issues. Downdetector also conveys an outage (as can be seen in the live outage map below).


Going by reports, it’s yet another maintenance.

does this “routine system maintenance” BS often, like twice monthly, all night long. Aka no internet all night long. As if nobody works the night shift. As if I never had a thesis to write that I stayed up late for. #comcastoutage #comcastdown #xfinityoutage

if you’re going to do “scheduled” maintenance how bout you let people know ahead of time? There’s nothing worse than trying to get work done at night and everything goes down. A simple notification would allow customers to plan accordingly.

Update 13 (May 06)

Going by reports of Twitter, it appears Comcast/Xfinity users are encountering issues in some areas.

Update 14 (May 07)

Going by Down detector, Comcast is encountering an outage again as can be seen in the live map below.


Update 15 (May 10)

Going by reports proliferating on Twitter, Xfinity/Comcast users in some areas are experiencing an outage. Down detector also conveys the same as can be seen in the live image below:


Update 16 (May 11)

Twitter reports suggest Xfinity/Comcast users are encountering internet issues as of writing this. The Down detector also confirms the outage.


Update 17 (May 13)

Xfinity/Comcast users are facing internet issues again and the Down detector also conveys an outage (as can be seen in the map below).


Update 18 (May 14)

It looks like some Comcast users are again facing an outage of sorts right now. From comments on the Down Detector page to user comments on Twitter to other services that track service outages, we are seeing fresh reports of the issue pouring in from multiple directions.

Update 19 (May 25)

Reports on Twitter convey Xfinity/Comcast servers are encountering an outage as of writing this. Down detector also reflects the same.

Update 20 (May 26)

Looks like Xfinity/Comcast is going through an outage in some of the regions.

Update 21 (June 23)

Many Xfinity users have been reporting that the internet service has been down for a few hours now. The company hasn’t yet acknowledged the outage.

@Xfinity on me imma need some took off that bill for these outages mane Thinking face (Source)

Lmao Internet outage (intermittent connection) was happening. Blame Xfinity (Source)

Xfinity having an outage just killed my vibe. (Source)

Update 22 (June 28)

Once again, it seems Xfinity users in certain areas are experiencing connection issues as the service is undergoing an outage. There’s yet to come an official confirmation regaring the problem today.

#xfinityoutage what’s going on in Miramar, FL? We have the whole freaking day with no internet, you said that service will be back at 6pm, now is 11:30 and we have NOTHING!!! (Source)

@Xfinity seriously? Internet outage and I find out when my security cameras are down??? Y’all really need to inform your customers. This is frustrating!!! (Source)

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