RIM Begins To Restore BlackBerry Services (Updated)

By Kelly Hodgkins on at

BlackBerry users will soon get their email fix again as RIM is finally restoring its BlackBerry services worldwide.

After almost four days of downtime, the handset maker confirmed that email systems are up and running in all affected regions. Backlogged messages are being processed and should arrive on handsets very soon. BlackBerry Messenger and browsing services are also being restored on a regional basis. To see where your region stands, check out RIM's latest status update. [RIM via Electronista]

Update: RIM has contacted us with this statement: “From 6am BST today, all services across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as India, have been operating with significant improvement.  We continue to monitor the situation 24x7 to ensure ongoing stability.  Thank you for your patience.”