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UPDATE: CenturyLink continues to repair outage affecting Eagle County, rest of U.S.

UPDATE (Friday, 10:30 a.m. MST): Technicians continue to work Friday on widespread internet issues that started Thursday morning and affected much of the country, including Eagle County and large portions of Colorado.

CenturyLink, which was one of a number of companies experiencing outages, tweeted Friday morning that they continue to work on the problem and are making progress.

Verizon, Netflix, Twitter, Snapchat and others also experienced outages across parts of the United States and Europe.

A widespread internet outage affecting most of the country has reached Eagle County.

At approximately 1:54 a.m. MST, reports of internet outages were starting to come in from CenturyLink customers in a handful of states across the country, with the highest concentration coming from customers in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Within six hours, the outage had spread across most of the continental U.S., including Colorado.

As of 10:25 a.m., the outage has covered most areas of the country.

As the #centurylinkoutage hashtag goes viral, the internet service provider is not alone in today’s outage reports. Verizon, DirecTV, Facebook, Instagram and Netflix have all reported widespread outages today. Xfinity also reported widespread outages, as of 10:27 a.m.

This article was updated with information from The Aspen Times. 

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