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Verizon Confirms BlackBerry Outage

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Jan 29, 2011, 12:33 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Verizon Wireless today posted a confirmation via its official Twitter account about a nationwide BlackBerry BIS service outage. Phone Scoop was also able to independently confirm that BIS services are down. The outage affects all BIS users across all networks (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, et al.), which means BlackBerry users will be unable to send/receive email. According to Verizon, the problem should be fixed by Noon eastern time, though it persisted to be offline at the time of this posting.



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Jan 29, 2011, 3:03 PM

It was down as early as last week

Tried to activate a BB Bold last week Thursday and was told Friday there was already a trouble ticket opened for issues system wide with BB.

Nice job BB.
i wonder if it had anything to do with OS 6 being pushed out OTA
Given that before today the problem was limited solely to Verizon customers, I think it is a problem with the Verizon network, not with Blackberry....and according to the Official Blackberry page on Facebook, the general outage today was a planned out...
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