Articles Tagged “RIM”

  • BlackBerry 10 Launches in SA_

    BlackBerry 10 Launches in SA

    Research in Motion has revealed pricing and launch dates for the BlackBerry Z10, and a launch window for the BlackBerry Q10.     BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM) announced the pricing and availability of its new BlackBerry Z10 today (30 January 2013), but said that they couldn’t confirm when it’s expected to come to South […]

  • BlackBerry outage

    BlackBerry Internet Outage Strikes Again

    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 […]

  • BlackBerry Curve 9360

    New BlackBerry Curve 9360 available in SA

    Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry Curve 9360 will be available from MTN, Vodacom and CellC. “The BlackBerry Curve series is already incredibly popular in South Africa and we think customers will be very impressed with this new model and with the new BlackBerry 7 operating system. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 makes […]

  • BlackBerry service update

    BlackBerry service update

    A message from RIM Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis on the BlackBerry Service Outage. What caused the messaging delays: [Stated on BlackBerry Blog]: – “The messaging delays 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 […]

  • Virgin Mobile to refund BlackBerry subscribers

    Virgin Mobile to refund BlackBerry subscribers

    Virgin Mobile has announced that its BlackBerry users will receive compensation for the days that their BlackBerry operations were interrupted. Virgin Mobile SA announced today that its subscribers will receive full BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) fee compensation for the days that BlackBerry operation is interrupted. According to information released by Research In Motion (RIM), the […]

  • RIM explains the cause BlackBerry Internet Service downtime

    Research in Motion explains what was to blame for the downtime over the last two days (10 and 11 October 2011) Numerous BlackBerry users in South Africa were left without Internet services like email, browsing and messaging on 10 October and 11 October 2011. While most people knew that problems on the Research In Motion […]

  • BlackBerry outage

    BIS service problems hit BlackBerry users

    BlackBerry users have been hit by a major outage reportedly affecting the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) across parts of Africa, the Middle East and Europe, including the UK. The extent of the problem isn’t yet clear, but countless SA BlackBerry users began reporting problems early on Monday afternoon through social media services such as Twitter […]

  • Blackberry playbook

    BlackBerry PlayBook now available at Vodacom shops

    Research in Motion (RIM) and Vodacom have announced that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet PC has finally gone on sale in South Africa. The long-awaited RIM tablet is available as from today at Vodacom shops:   There are 3 Wi-Fi  models available at , and here are the prices: BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB: R5,699 BlackBerry PlayBook 32GB: […]