Blackberry users struggle with e-mail outage - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Blackberry users struggle with e-mail outage

SPOKANE, Wash. - Users of Research In Motion's Blackberry smart phones struggled with an e-mail outage Tuesday evening.
     
Phone calling and texting services appeared to be functional, but users in North America were unable to send or receive e-mail messages. Would-be users tweeted their frustration on social
networking site Twitter. Some said they also could not connect to the Internet.
     
Waterloo, Ontario-based Research in Motion Ltd. didn't immediately return calls seeking comment.
     
It marks the second time in less than a week that BlackBerry users in North America have had to deal with e-mail outages on their Blackberry devices. Research In Motion said last Thursday
that technicians had isolated and resolved the issue and were investigating the cause. RIM didn't say how many users were affected or how long that outage lasted.

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