BlackBerry outage hurts its reputation

BlackBerry outage hurts its reputation

There are 5 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Feb 12, 2008, titled BlackBerry outage hurts its reputation. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Research In Motion Ltd. 's second BlackBerry failure in 10 months risks damaging the company's reputation as the most reliable service and gives a boost to Apple Inc.

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techman

West Palm Beach, FL

#1 Feb 13, 2008
I can live with once or twice a year outage for a couple three hours.

It's still way better than the iphone or windows.

If there is something better, I would have it, it's the best.
Oh No

New Orleans, LA

#2 Feb 13, 2008
I can't live without my e-mail! Fix it right now! What will I do? Maybe I can download e-mail right from the net straight to my brain and bypass my Blackberry- That will save me $40 a month!
Beaver

Miami, FL

#3 Feb 13, 2008
Dumb story. I expect technology to sometimes have a few glitches. In two years I've counted one morning where I've had a problem with my blackberry.

Comcast is far worse than anything wrong with blackberry. You reporters should do more stories about how horrible comcast is, not blackberry.
illustr823

Delray Beach, FL

#6 Feb 13, 2008
The failure occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday and was fixed three hours later, Research In Motion said in a statement. No messages were lost, and calling and text-messaging services weren't affected.

then whats the big deal?
County

Coral Gables, FL

#7 Feb 13, 2008
Blackberry quality has gone down after they laid off higher cost employees with years of experience. They then hired less qualified people who they paid less.

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