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Shoreline Energy International

It's a first-hand advantage for us. Our BlackBerry solution is helping us build our business on the sub-continent. Our international partners appreciate the speed and quality of their communications with our teams.
Kola Karim CEO, Shoreline Energy International
  • Industry: Manufacturing/Technology
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Large
  • Solution: Mobile Communications
Full Story


  • Shoreline Energy International (SEI) is a leading energy and infrastructure company that grew rapidly through strategic acquisitions making communications with colleagues, customers and partners challenging and affecting productivity
  • It needed a solution to give its senior management and headquarters clarity on operations across various countries
  • Due to expensive mobile and roaming costs in Africa, SEI needed a cost-effective and secure communications platform


  • BlackBerry® smartphones
  • BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™)


  • The BlackBerry® solution has enabled clear and fast communication via emails throughout the company, drastically improving the quality of communications at SEI
  • It can now take minutes from meetings and share them all on a BlackBerry smartphone, which has improved communication and business efficiency
  • The solution has reduced SEI’s telephone costs by 40 per cent as a result of efficient use of data networks and employees sending emails and using BBM instead of making calls
  • The solution has vastly improved the quality and speed of SEI’s communications, which has helped the company to improve its relationships with international partners