Blackberry Phone Service Out Across North America

December 22, 2008 2:11:59 PM PST
An outage has disconnected BlackBerry smart phones across North America. AT&T Inc. says the disruption Monday is affecting all wireless carriers. AT&T first learned about the problem at about 3:30 p.m. EST.

There's no word on the cause or when the problem might be fixed. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion did not immediately return a phone call.