toggle

AAPL Stock: 113.29 ( + 0.37 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

New outage hits BlackBerry users

updated 12:50 pm EST, Wed February 20, 2008

New BlackBerry outage

Users of Research in Motion's BlackBerry cellphones have been saddled with yet another service outage, according to widespread reports. Beginning before dawn today, RIM's e-mail system became unavailable for some 80 percent of subscribers in the continental US, affecting people with carriers including Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint. As of press time some subscribers had begun indicating resumed e-mail access; problems may still be ongoing however, and RIM has not said when full service will be restored.

The outage marks the second in the space of a week, and the third in nine months. RIM has in the past been severely criticized for any interruption of e-mail, as the BlackBerry's primary audience consists of businessmen and other professionals who prefer the combination of dedicated service and easier typing. [via Boy Genius Report]




by MacNN Staff

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

Wren V5US Wireless Sound System

If you're a music fanatic, chances are you are, by extension, a bit fanatical about what you listen to your music on. If you're like ...

toggle

Most Commented