According to a recent rumor, all of RIM’s internet services will be down for about 4 Hours on October 3rd.
“There is a RIM infrastructure upgrade scheduled for 10/03/2009 at 2:01:00 AM EST. During the maintenance window RIM will update the BIS Platform to Version 2.8 that supports the Americas; according to RIM all Blackberry Internet Services are expected to be down for 240 minutes. According to RIM this will affect all carriers on the North America Relay.”
During the outage, the BIS is supposed to get updated to the 2.8 version that we were expecting back in september.
For more info on BIS 2.8, click Here.