BlackBerry services face outage, now being restored

By on May 3, 2013 at 9:13 PM.

BlackBerry services face outage, now being restored

BlackBerry services faced service outage earlier today. Initially there were delays in delivering BBM messages and emails, eventually resulting in a complete breakdown. This is the first such major outage this year though it faced severe outages last year. More →
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Airtel users in Mumbai facing service outage [update]

By on February 17, 2012 at 6:36 PM.

Airtel users in Mumbai facing service outage [update]

We are getting reports of some BlackBerry users in Mumbai on Airtel are facing a service outage. At the moment, only some users are facing network outage but it reminds us of Airtel's service outage from last year as a result of fire in their premises in Mumbai. Airtel has sent out a text messageMore →
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RIM: BlackBerry services in EMEIA operating normally

By on November 10, 2011 at 6:51 AM.

RIM: BlackBerry services in EMEIA operating normally

Research In Motion (RIM) announced a few minutes ago its services in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa are currently operating normally, via its Twitter page. Earlier in the day, subscribers in these regions reported delays in delivery of emails and BlackBerry Messenger messages. A few hours ago, RIM announced it was investigating reports ofMore →
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RIM: No system-wide outage, some users in EMEA experiencing delays

By on November 10, 2011 at 4:01 AM.

RIM: No system-wide outage, some users in EMEA experiencing delays

Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry handhelds have just posted an update stating that there is no system-wide outage and the company is investigating reports that some users in EMEA are experiencing delays. The statement from RIM is the second update from the company in about an hour since it acknowledged reports of serviceMore →
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India, Europe, Middle East and Africa affected by BlackBerry service delay

By on November 10, 2011 at 3:37 AM.

India, Europe, Middle East and Africa affected by BlackBerry service delay

Research In Motion (RIM) has confirmed to AllThingsD that some users in India, Europe, Middle East and Africa are experience delays in the BlackBerry services. The BlackBerry manufacturer, however, denies it being a system-wide outage like the one that lasted three days and eventually resulted in a global outage for a few hours. Last time'sMore →
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RIM investigating delays in email, BBM delivery [update: service back to normal]

By on November 10, 2011 at 2:24 AM.

RIM investigating delays in email, BBM delivery [update: service back to normal]

Uh, oh! BlackBerry users are facing delay in email and BBM message delivery. It is not clear how widespread the delay is but we are already getting reports from India and UK about users complaining about BBM messages not getting delivered and delays in getting mails. RIM has promptly sent out a Tweet it isMore →
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BlackBerry blackout continues for third day, now affecting Americas too [update]

By on October 12, 2011 at 7:04 PM.

BlackBerry blackout continues for third day, now affecting Americas too [update]

Research In Motion's (RIM) woes continued for a third consecutive day as BlackBerry services remained out of bounds for millions of users in Europe, Middle East, Africa and countries like India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Reuters is now reporting that the company is now dealing with a similar outage in Americas too. This certainly seemsMore →
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BlackBerry services go down again [update]

By on October 11, 2011 at 5:55 PM.

BlackBerry services go down again [update]

And here we go again. Barely hours after RIM got its server up and running again, users across Singapore, India and Middle East are reporting of service outage. While some are complaining about slow service/delayed responses, others have been cut off all together. The second outage in as many days could not have come atMore →
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Major BlackBerry service outage reported

By on October 10, 2011 at 5:34 PM.

Major BlackBerry service outage reported

It seems BlackBerry services are down for most users in Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe. Twitter is currently filled with users complaining about the outage. We have reached out to Research In Motion for a statement and will update this post as and when we hear more about it. In the meanwhile, hit the jump to see our constant updates as we follow the story till it is resolved. UPDATE: Official statement from RIM:
We are working to resolve an issue currently impacting some BlackBerry subscribers in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.  We're investigating, and we apologize to our customers for any inconvenience caused whilst this is resolved.
UPDATE: RIM has finally managed to resolve the issue. More →
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