RIM schedules outage for March 22


If you know any CrackBerry addicts then feel free to pass this along. I don’t think you want them freaking out tomorrow unless you’re a cold hearted meanie.

RIM “Scheduled” Outage for March 22nd

Description: Database upgrade for all North American subscribers in
the following locations: The Americas

Change Window Start Date and Time: 03/22/08 06:00:00 (GMT) Change
Window End Date and Time: 03/22/08 10:00:00 (GMT) Downtime Duration: 4
hour(s) and 0 minute(s)

Impact: BlackBerry subscribers may be unable to send or receive
messages during the maintenance.

Subscribers may also be unable to register their device, roam in
another location, or use other services such as Internet browsing.

BlackBerry Internet Service subscribers may be unable to use the
BlackBerry Internet Service web site or perform activities such as
creating new accounts, accessing their Internet mailbox, integrating
third-party email accounts, or viewing email attachments during the

Devices may not receive new service books during the maintenance.
BlackBerry Connect and BlackBerry-enabled devices that require a new
PIN may be unable to receive the PIN.

BlackBerry Enterprise Servers may be unable to connect to the
BlackBerry Infrastructure during the maintenance.

Wireless service providers and device resellers may be unable to use
BlackBerry administration web sites or perform activities such as
creating subscriber accounts or provisioning services for subscribers
during the maintenance.

Thanks for the tip, John