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Verizon BlackBerry Data Outage: Customers notified via Twitter

Following on from our earlier report, which informed you of the national data outage affecting Verizon customers in the U.S, we now have an update from Verizon to give you, in which the company has indeed confirmed that the service was down.

As reported from ComputerWorld, the outage lasted for around four hours, and affected eastern U.S. customers on their BlackBerry handsets.

Verizon confirmed the outage in an email sent out to customers, as well as on their official Twitter page. The company blamed the outage on on ”defective software in one of its data centers”.

At the moment, it is unclear just how many were affected by the outage, but it is likely that full details will be released this week. Let us know your thoughts on this.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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