A server crash in Slough has meant that millions of people across Europe, the Middle East and Africa are unable to use their Blackberries. The server crash has meant that Blackberry users are unable to send messages, emails or browse the internet.
In a statement, Blackberry said that it was "working to resolve an issue currently impacting some Blackberry subscribers in Europe Middle East and Africa."
A week ago today, BT suffered a huge broadband failure across the UK, with a power failure at an exchange in Birmingham meaning that BT Broadband customers across the UK were without broadband internet for a few hours. BT said that only around 5% of its total customers were affected by the outage, although most were believed to be businesses.