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C Spire adding suite of home security, monitoring to new ultra speed Internet service

by Published: July 10,2014

Tags: C Spire, C Spire Home, Fiber to the Home, Honeywell, Suzy Hayes

At the launch of C Spire’s ultra-high speed, fiber-based gigabit Internet service, analysts wondered what offerings the Fiber to the Home initiative would include beyond the next generation internet, digital HD television and nationwide phone service. They got some answers Thursday with the Ridgeland telecommunications company’s announcement that a suite of home automation, security and monitoring […] [...]

C Spire to launch home automation, security and monitoring services

by Published: July 10,2014

Tags: C Spire, C Spire Home, Fiber to the Home, Honeywell, Suzy Hayes

Special to the MBJ Ridgeland-based C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company, plans to introduce a suite of next-generation home automation, security and monitoring services by the end of the year. C Spire says its all-digital, IP-based services will be the first in Mississippi offered by a telecommunications provider. It will give consumers […] [...]

MetroCast Mississippi acquired by Ohio-based company

JACKSON — Block Communications Inc. has acquired MetroCast Mississippi, a rural cable system that provides cable television, telephone and Internet services to more than 45,000 residential and business customers in 16 Mississippi counties. Toldeo, Ohio-based BCI also acquired MetroCast operations serving Red Bay, Alabama. BCI says in a statement the deal is expected to close […] [...]

Ole Miss offering new beacon technology for sports fans

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program. The new system includes the precision mobile marketing platform, Spark Compass, from Total Communicator Solutions Inc., San Diego and Gimbal […] [...]

Synergetics DCS – Best Places to Work 2014

SMALL CATEGORY  Synergetics is a full-service IT consulting company whose core value is customer service.  Celebrating the company’s 22nd anniversary in 2014, Synergetics has a wide-range of technology solutions that enable clients to concentrate on what’s important – ensuring the success of their businesses. The Starkville-based company offers network design and management, and provides network […] [...]

Venture Technologies – Best Places to Work 2014

MEDIUM CATEGORY Supporting a corporate culture where management considers people their most valuable asset, Venture Technologies enjoys an outstanding staff retention rate. An IT solution provider with locations in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas, Venture owns and operates a Tier 3 data center in Jackson that provides a comprehensive suite of cloud services for […] [...]

Big investment in Halcón drilling reflects confidence in a lucrative TMS

by Published: June 26,2014

Tags: Business, energy, Mississippi, Oil, Politics

A private equity firm’s pledge to invest up to $400 million in Halcón Resources’ deep drilling in Mississippi and Louisiana could lead to a doubling of Halcón’s 2015 operations in the region. The investment from Apollo Globe Management allows Halcón to accelerate its drilling for oil and gas on the 314,000 acres the Houston-based company […] [...]

Ideal Software enters partnership with US Bowling

MERIDIAN — Amusement management system innovator Ideal Software Systems and bowling center designer and distributor US Bowling Corporation have partnered to offer the bowling industry Ideal’s business management system that runs an entire facility while integrating with the scoring system. “We created US Bowling to offer bowling proprietors an independent solution to their capital equipment […] [...]

Technology Solutions Group open for business

by Published: June 20,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, technology

Health care providers and businesses across Mississippi and the nation now have a new option when choosing a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance service firm. Technology Solutions Group (TSG) has formed in Jackson, offering compliance services to meet the security policy standards set forth by the HIPAA. TSG, headquartered at 236 East […] [...]

C Spire buying Megagate Broadband for undisclosed price

RIDGELAND and HATTIESBURG — Mobile and Internet provider C Spire says it will buy MegaGate Broadband of Hattiesburg, which sells phone and Internet services to businesses. The move, announced yesterday, is part of Ridgeland-based C Spire’s continued diversification into a broader array of phone, Internet and video services, which includes a new focus on business […] [...]

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