Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
How To Get Your Hands On BBM For iPhone & iPad
BBM is now available here: https://bit.ly/16nvXsk
So after weeks of waiting and a failed launch it seems BBM for iOS and Android will be available within the next couple of hours and if you want to be one of the first to get your hands on it Blackberry are advising you follow the instructions below.
BBM Roll Out Details:
Download BBM – the easiest way is to visit BBM.com from your Android or iPhone browser*
Once you install the app, open it, and enter your email address to hold your spot in line
We will email you as soon as you reach the front of the line and can start using BBM
Hopefully Blackberry will get the launch right the second time after their failed attempt earlier this year. The problem seemed to be a leaked version of the Android app resulting in unexpected stress on their servers.
A spokeswoman for Blackberry told following to Apple Fan Site:
A leaked version of the Android BBM put unexpected strain on their servers, more than 1.1 million active users in the first 8 hours and that was without even launching the official Android or iOS app
It will be interesting to see if Blackberry will be able to recreate the hype around the launch for a second time.