Research In Motion has released their Releases Notes for BIS (BlackBerry Internet Service) 4.3 SP1. RIM will no longer be offering their hosted @carrier.blackberry.com or @carrier.blackberry.net email addresses. This is only for the people upgrading to a BlackBerry 10 device. The bright side to this is RIM will let you forward those emails to another [...]
UK carrier Three is offering up a new promotion for their Pay As You Go BlackBerry users. Three UK is offering up one free year of BIS if you are an eligible Pay As You Go customer. This promo will save customers £5 a month, however there are of course some stipulations and requirements.
RIM Apologizes for BIS Outage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina
Well it seems that RIM may not have fixed the issue with BIS in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Many Blackberry users are still without email, BBM or internet for most of the day due to some server issues in the affected areas. While RIM had stated an apology and [...]
The UAE’s integrated telecom operator, Du has sent a tweet letting everyone know there is a confirmed BIS outage affecting Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Hi the break for more on the outage.
With the launch of BlackBerry OS 7 around the corner, it appears as though RIM will be updating BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) to v4.1. BIS v4.1 will be launched in Asia Pacific – September 10th, Europe September 23rd, and North America October 8th. BIS 4.1. Features include: Improved email experience Inbox priming Account management updates [...]
RIM has a nice knowledge base article confirming the new features in BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) 4.0. New features of BlackBerry Internet Service 4.0 Article ID: KB26151 – Last Modified: 04-02-2011 Overview The BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) is designed to provide BlackBerry smartphone users with access to email messaging, instant messaging, Internet browsing, and more. [...]
Egypt has already block Twitter and Facebook due to the strikes and protests now it seems as though Egypt has blocked BlackBerry internet service! Twitter has come alive with tweets telling everyone that BlackBerry users in Egypt are being denied access to their BlackBerry data. As of now the reports are mixed as to what [...]