Research In Motion said on Thursday that customers in North America may be currently experiencing delays in receiving email over their BlackBerry smartphones.

RIM said in a statement that its technical teams were working to resolve the issue and that phone service, browsing and PIN-to-PIN messaging were not affected.

The company reports third-quarter financial results after markets close on Thursday.

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(Reporting by Susan Taylor; editing by Rob Wilson)