Comcast Scrambles to Make Sure Big Game Goes On Just 45 minutes before Sunday's Super Bowl started, cable TV service was knocked out to 180,000 residents in and around Boca Raton, Fla. Besieged by calls, the cable provider Comcast managed a last-second technical rally, restoring service just before kickoff.
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Comcast Scrambles to Make Sure Big Game Goes On

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Since it is Monday, we'll take a moment for some more post game quarterbacking. In this case, why didn't the cable company get it together? Just 45 minutes before the Super Bowl started, cable service was knocked out to 180,000 residents around Delray Beach in Boca Raton, Florida. The would-be viewers yelled at their TVs and called Comcast. The hail Mary came just in time and service was restored minutes before kickoff. It's MORNING EDITION.

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