The Boy Genius Report, back on November 9th (10 days ago,) reported that RIM was aware of the problem and was investigating it
. 10 days later, it's STILL going on. For WEEKS now, the typical time for a message to be confirmed as delivered has been 5-6 minutes, for both myself & my fiancée. And it shows no signs of improving.
So nice to know that RIM has assigned a crack team of their best experts to the task of correcting this ASAP. *rolling eyes sarcastically*