writes "With increasing pressure on RIM to catch up to the new phones, and the upcoming release of the iPhone 4S, could this three day outage of BlackBerry's service be a nail in the coffin? From the article 'The service disruptions are the worst since an outage swept north America two years ago, and come as Apple prepares to put on sale its already sold-out iPhone 4S on Friday.'"
This is the same outage as was reported Monday
. RIM has released a few details on what's happened: a failed software upgrade
brought the system down, and, after repairing the first issue, the backlog of traffic overwhelmed their network infrastructure
taking things down a second time.