UPDATE: JP reminded me that we broke the news of the new BIS 2.8 upgrade which is supposed to go live on Sep 11th. Maybe they broke something in preparation…
Looks like it has started. Audit on DataOutagenews.com is reporting the following information from RIM:
This e-mail is to inform you of a network problem that MAY affect your Mobile Service.
Trouble Ticket Number: TT000011677021
Description of Issue: Degradation of RIM BlackBerry BIS service.
Location of Issue: All Regions ;All Markets and surrounding areas
Start Time: Sep 09 2009 12:06 PM PDT
Symptoms you MAY experience: RIM BlackBerry BIS customers may experience delays in sending/receiving email.
Estimated time of repair: Unknown
Technicians are working towards resolution as quickly as possible.
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