October 2009 was a time for Sidekick owners that likely still haunts their dreams and makes them shudder at the thought. Well, maybe not that serious, but the data outage that occurred during that time caused Sidekick owners quite a lot of grief and downtime, not to mention lost data. Finally, a settlement has been reached between Danger, Microsoft and T-Mobile regarding the “data service interruption”. Those who were part of … [read full article]
Update: Judging by your comments there is a nationwide data outage in progress, we’re looking for further information!! Unconfirmed reports are coming in via Twitter that T-Mobile is currently out in the Seattle areas. No information is known at this time, stay tuned for details!
Word coming out of the TmoNews twitter as well a steady flow of emails indicates a T-Mobile outage in either the LA area, Northern California area or both. Early reports indicate troubles with making phone calls. We have yet to confirm this report, however at least one individual on twitter says T-Mobile customer service did confirm a problem in the Northern Los Angeles market. If you’re in Cali, are you having trouble with magenta tonight?
Word coming through Twitter, Emails, T-Mobile’s own forums as well as Engadget report that service in the Southeast has been disrupted throughout the morning. According to the official T-mobile forums, the areas of Atlanta, Carolina, Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Florida are affected. As of this writing T-Mobile has not yet updated to say service is restored so let us know if you having trouble in the comments below. Thanks to everyone … [read full article]
Update: Pretty confident this problem is limited to Nexus One users only as other T-Mobile devices seem to be working without problem. Wonder where the finger is getting pointed… Update 2: Users are reporting the problem as solved and all systems normal. If data is still down, try rebooting your handset. Word coming out of the Google Nexus One support forums as well as my inbox indicates some Nexus One users are experiencing a data … [read full article]
I know I can’t speak for all of our readers, but I never really realize how much I count on my cell phone until outages like yesterday. That being said, I’m loyal to a carrier as I try and recognize that stuff happens, it’s almost always an inconvenience, but it happens. So the question I pose to you, is do instances like yesterday influence your decision to switch carriers? I pose this question as we saw … [read full article]
UPDATE 2: Via twitter, T-Mobile reports all services are restored: We are pleased to report that we have fixed the equipment malfunction. Full service has been restored. We apologize for the inconvenience Reports are coming in of a possible T-Mobile outage. One of our connects filled us in with the details and it looks like subscribers in the Southeastern region are mostly affected. If you can recall, the last time T-Mobile had one of these outages, both Data/Calling … [read full article]
There is just no end to the faults of technology, but we can’t live without it now, right? Well, anyways, more outages are occurring, but this time in a global fashion. It appears that Blackberry’s Internet Service (BIS) is down around the globe and isn’t localized to a specific carrier. For those of you with shiny 9700s, I am truly sorry, you will just need to hang tight and wait to fully experience it. Leave … [read full article]
Its been a while since we’ve heard any updated info from T-Mobile regarding the Sidekick Outage. But it looks like T-Mobile has finally managed to recover all data that was lost for Sidekick users. Yesterday T-Mobile announced via their forums that now Sidekick users can proceed to recover calendar, to-do list and notes that were previously lost as part of the Danger/Microsoft service disruption. Follow the easy steps after the break to recover your calendar, to-do … [read full article]
Okay by now I think we all are aware of the nationwide outage that occurred on Tuesday November 3rd. Today T-Mobile issued a new statement to the public as to what caused the nationwide outage. To summarize, T-Mobile investigated the cause behind the outage and claim that the culprit of the outage was “backend system software error had generated abnormal congestion on the network.” T-Mobile states that they have implemented additional measures to help prevent this from happening … [read full article]