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BlackBerry was down in the Southeast on AT&T?

InfoWorld:

San Francisco – AT&T’s wireless data networks in the Southeast and Midwest U.S. were down for several hours on Thursday, causing BlackBerry and iPhone users to be without data services.
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The EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) and UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) services in those regions began having problems around 6:30 a.m. EST, said Mark Siegel, an AT&T spokesman. Voice calling was not affected, but people trying to use wireless data services may have had difficulty, he said.

Can’t say I saw any symptoms of this outage…the BlackBerry was churning right along this morning and all through the day. Odd.

LOL, Comcast.

I think Comcast just had a brief interruption on the entire East coast. At least, it was a concurrent service interruption here and in Boston, according to a friend of mine who’s up there for college. LOL. Hey, at least it wasn’t just me…