Obviously email and browsing didn't work yesterday. Did GPS go out too? Anyway, I'd like to know if during an outage, does the GMail client, Opera Mini, and Telenav still work? They're 3rd party, but do they rely on BIS/BES? Speaking of BES; did BES activated blackberries affected as well?
Any application that relies on data was unavailable. GPS locally would have been available, but without the use of Google Maps, BB Maps, etc. would have been pretty much useless unless someone needed your exact coordinates. I don't think it mattered whether you use BES or BIS, anything dealing with data was down.
I'm in the Pacific Northwest on Verizon and didn't notice anything. Does Verizon have it's own Blackberry server (I'm sure they do) and is that why I didn't experience it. Was it just BES users or BIS users as well?
Verizon Seattle and I did notice the effects. Not greatly since I'm new and not totally addicted but I was trying to see the pass reports and NOTHING came up. A few other sites and I decided something was amiss. I rebooted. Still nothing so I logged on here and read things were down.
I didn't notice much of a diffence either I just receive an email from BB saying that my email was " not currently accessible by your BlackBerry device, so you may be experiencing a delay in email delivery" but everything seemed to work fine as far as I can tell
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