BlackBerry Hit by Outage in Indonesia; Sanctions Coming

BlackBerry Hit by Outage in Indonesia; Sanctions Coming(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Some BlackBerry users were recently left without access to messaging services in Indonesia, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The country is home to 6.3 million BlackBerry subscribers.

Meanwhile, the government indicated the mobile maker could face a penalty in wake of the incident.

“We don’t want to be seen as allowing this to keep happening again,” commented Gatot Dewa Broto, spokesman for the Communication and Information Technology Ministry, according to Bloomberg. Broto continued, “We are preparing sanctions.”

It’s just the latest outage incident for the smartphone maker. In May, it was reported that the company faced a disruption of service worldwide.