Another large BlackBerry outage leaves millions of BIS users without BlackBerry services.
Numerous South African BlackBerry users were left without services on Saturday after another global BlackBerry outage.
Numerous MTN and Vodacom subscribers also complained about BlackBerry problems, but the company did not release a statement and opted to handle each complaint individually.
This outage comes less than 9 months after a previous global outage which lasted for days. During this outage RIM was slow to respond to users which drew sharp criticism from their customers and observers.
Update: Official statement from RIM
“We experienced a service issue which may have affected some of our customers in certain parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Some minor issues relating to browsing and BlackBerry Messenger may still persist, but all other services are operating as normal. We apologise to any customers in these regions who may have been inconvenienced.”