Blackberry down for 3rd day – USA join the club!

By | October 12th, 2011|Categories: Mobile - Reviews and News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Credit D Sharon PruittBlackberry users are still suffering with a lack of email, internet and BBM messaging!  Users in Europe, Africa and the Middle East have had to endure these outages for a total of THREE days, some of which was intermittent.  However, the drama just increased furthers as now we are hearing of user in America losing services as well.  Americans on Twitter seem to be in shock that they have no service on their Blackberry even though this has been going on in other parts of the world for two days. PerezHilton is not pleased as we can see from this tweet. And Kourtney Kardashian said.... Rim - Research in Motion has issued the following statement regarding the outages. “The messaging and browsing delays being experienced by BlackBerry users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina were caused by a core switch failure within RIM’s infrastructure,”   “Although the system is designed to failover to a back-up switch, the failover did not function as previously tested. As a result, a large backlog of [...]