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Arles City Council

Mobile email was just the start. The real return on investment will be created by the applications that we’re currently developing.
Damien Lopez director of IT and Telecom Systems, Arles city council
  • Industry: Government and Public Sector
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Small
  • Solution: Efficient communications and faster decision-making on the move
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  • The large municipality meant that councillors, with day jobs located a long way from the town council building, incurred significant travel time to access email at the council offices
  • Scheduling was complicated as the latest versions of diaries had to be copied manually or printed in the office


  • BlackBerry® Smartphones
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
  • BlackBerry® Messenger(BBM™)


  • Mobile email has streamlined communications
  • Significant improvements in council operations
  • High levels of user satisfaction
  • Reliable, cost-effective solution that is compatible with the council’s security policies
  • Improved calendar management efficiency