A server crash has seen millions of BlackBerry users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa left without services, wireless communication device users ma y wish to know.
As a consequence of the crash, owners of the BlackBerry were unable to browse the web, send email or even instant messages.
Blackberry UK confirmed that it knew about the problem and revealed that it was "investigating" the issue.
Later in the afternoon, Blackberry said that it was "working to resolve an issue currently impacting some Blackberry subscribers in Europe Middle East and Africa".
The wireless communications device manufacturer also apologised for the inconvenience.
In other industry news, Samsung has announced that it is to delay the launch of its new Nexus Prime handset as a mark of respect to Steve Jobs, the former chief executive of Apple who died of cancer last week.
Samsung said that it would be an inappropriate time to introduce the new wireless communication device.
Posted by Andre Dixon