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Old December 17, 2009, 08:02 AM
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Default RIM Experiences Massive Outage: Most BlackBerry Customers Affected

This morning, many Blackberry users woke up without the ability to send or receive emails over their network. This is being caused my a massive outage at one of RIM's main facilities.

According to representatives Hardware Canucks contacted at Telus, Bell and Rogers here in Canada, the outage is not only confined to Canada but could affect ...

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Old December 17, 2009, 08:21 AM
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Probably doesn't affect people with BES, luckily.
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Probably doesn't affect people with BES, luckily.
You're wrong. My BB is with a BES and I didn't receive any email since 9AM even if my inbox got them.
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You're wrong. My BB is with a BES and I didn't receive any email since 9AM even if my inbox got them.
Thats strange. our company's blackberries are working fine.
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Thats strange. our company's blackberries are working fine.

If you read the article well, phone and sms works fine. It's the email part which doesn't work since this require to pass thru the RIM server even with a BES.
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Confirmed that the US is affected as well. My friend lives off his crackberrry on the T-Mobile network and when I called him a few minutes ago he was in a panic.
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If you read the article well, phone and sms works fine. It's the email part which doesn't work since this require to pass thru the RIM server even with a BES.
Right, but my email is working. I get about 1000 emails a day, mostly automated, and they're coming in fine.
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Right, but my email is working. I get about 1000 emails a day, mostly automated, and they're coming in fine.
Then it depends how it's setup. The main thing right now is that they will fix this before noon.
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Your emails could be set up to come from a local server at your offices instead of being routed through RIM's servers.
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