Berry Boost

Dec 16, 2008 (LBO) – Dialog Telecom, Sri Lanka’s largest telco, says the introduction of Blackberry mobile devices has boosted productivity at Brandix, a top apparel firm that has become its largest user. Blackberry allows users to check and respond to mail, download attachments and also use calendars and address books. Dialog says it is also protected with encryption technology.

“Blackberry has resulted in productivity gains amongst other benefits at Brandix,” Aslam Omar Brandix Lanka Ltd was quoted as saying in a statement.

Omar said while their revenues rose 30 percent, leisure time of employees had also increased after the deployment of Blackberry devices.

“Most of all Blackberry helps to speed processing time which plays a pivotal role in our business dealings, he said.

Dialog Telekom says Brandix is the largest user of Blackberry devices with 150 units among senior managers.

“We always endeavor to initiate and provide effective business tools and solutions to our customers, helping and empowering them to dynamically keep pace with the business world,” Supun Weerasinghe, chief operating officer of Dialog Telekom said.

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