Posts Tagged ‘AT&T’

AT&T workers ratify new four-year labor contract

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify a four-year contract with AT&T Mobility. The contract covers more than 11,500 AT&T Mobility employees in CWA District 3 – the Southeast Region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and St. Croix, […] [...]

AT&T three-year infrastructure investment tops $1B

by MBJ Staff Published: March 20,2014

Tags: AT&T, cellphone, infrastructure, investment, Mayo Flynt, telecommunications, telephone, wireless

JACKSON — AT&T reports it has invested more than $1 billion in its wireless and wired networks in Mississippi between 2011 through 2013. Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T made 696 network upgrades statewide in 2013. Upgrades included new cell […] [...]

AT&T Mobillity, union hammer out tentative agreement

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI —AT&T Mobility has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America in Mobility Southeast contract negotiations. The four-year agreement, which will be submitted to the union’s membership for a ratification vote in coming days, covers more than 11,500 AT&T Mobility employees in CWA District 3 — the Southeast Region, which includes […] [...]

State’s music, musicians take center stage at GRAMMY Week

LOS ANGELES — For the fifth year, Mississippi is showcasing its musical legacy as part of GRAMMY Week, a preamble to the GRAMMY Awards ceremony. Today, the “Mississippi Music Celebration at the GRAMMY Museum” at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles is celebrating the state’s musical heritage and specifically honoring Mississippi’s pivotal role in the […] [...]

City approves C Spire agreement for broadband Internet

by Associated Press Published: November 20,2013

Tags: AT&T, broadband, C Spire, city government, City of Clinton, Internet, telecommunications

CLINTON — Clinton officials have unanimously approved a franchise agreement with C Spire that clears the way for city neighborhoods to start marketing themselves as the best place for 1 gigabit-per-second broadband Internet. The agreement is for 25 years, with two 10-year automatic rollovers that Ridgeland-based C Spire can trigger unless the company gives notice […] [...]

Wireless carriers plan for Super Bowl Sunday

by Stephen McDill Published: February 1,2013

Tags: AT&T, Baltimore Colts, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl, Super Dome, Verizon, wireless companies

A dropped call from your smartphone can leave you with a sinking feeling equivalent to witnessing a dropped pass by your favorite NFL receiver: shock, disbelief and maybe some frustration and anger mixed in for good measure. Whether its a dropped call, a text fail or a buffering browser, two of the country’s leading wireless […] [...]

Landmark Center, South Pointe top candidates in DOR search

by Ted Carter Published: October 15,2012

Tags: ADP, AT&T, Landmark Center, Mississippi Department of Revenue, South Pointe, WorldCom

A tug-of-war between two major office properties could occur in the 2013 legislative session as the Landmark Center and South Pointe vie to become the new headquarters of the Mississippi Department of Revenue. Both buildings will lose major tenants in the next few months and look to rebound by securing a long-term lease for several […] [...]

Wireless technology 10 times faster with new 4G LTE

by Lynn Lofton Published: October 15,2012

Tags: 4G, AT&T, C Spire Wireless, LTE, telecommunications, wireless technology

Wireless technology is getting faster for many Mississippians with the launching of the latest generation of wireless network technology by the area’s largest cellular providers. With the fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) services introduced in the Jackson area by C Spire Wireless and AT&T, customers will experience the speed and advanced capabilities offered […] [...]

Landmark closing pushing Central business district office vacancy to historic level

by Ted Carter Published: October 15,2012

Tags: AT&T, Downtown Jackson, John Barton, Landmark Center, Parkway Properties

Downtown Jackson’s office vacancy rate will head toward 40 percent with the shutdown of the Landmark Center once master tenant AT&T vacates at the end of the year, says John Barton, a Parkway Properties senior vice president and senior asset manager who participated in the Parkway’s quarterly office market surveys until the company ceased doing […] [...]

Read September 17 issue of the MBJ

>> BASEL III Mississippi bankers brace for change— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MBJ FOCUS/LIST: Insurance & Employee Benefits >> LEGAL Supreme court sides with Department of Revenue in AT&T tax dispute— by Clay Chandler >> BANKING Trustmark, Hancock head lengthy list of state’s 5-star banks— by Ted Carter >> KEMPER UPDATE […] [...]

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