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C Spire's new data center in Starkville goes into operation

c-spire-lte-106STARKVILLE — Telecommunications firm C Spire says it has opened its $23 million Starkville data center.

The company announced yesterday that the center, part of its strategy to sell more services to businesses, is operational.

Ridgeland-based C Spire says it believes companies will be attracted to the center because it’s distant from hurricane and earthquake zones and because it’s the only facility in a 250-mile radius with its capabilities. The company says only 15 other commercial data centers nationwide have equivalent offerings.

Starkville and Oktibbeha County waived non-school property taxes for 10 years to support the 22,400 square-foot project, built in Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran Research Park.

C Spire is launching high-speed fiber optic service in 10 Mississippi cities and recently purchased business telecommunications provider MegaGate Broadband of Hattiesburg.

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