Originally Posted by pauldumais
The BIS network only has ports 80, 443 and above 1024 open, all other ports bellow 1024 are blocked. We have been talking to RIM trying to get them to at least open up port 21, 22 and 23 on BIS for a few years. Hopefully they will open them eventually.
Gotcha 100%, thanks for the info (and for cajoling RIM, I'm sure that's no easy task).