Posts Tagged ‘C Spire’

C Spire announces announces nine city finalists for new service

by Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, Mississippi, technology

RIDGELAND — Nine Mississippi cities have been selected finalists in C Spire’s “Get Fiber First Challenge,” a project to provide homes with Internet and digital television connections that are 100 times faster than the national average. During Monday’s announcement at the C Spire headquarters in Ridgeland, officials explained the next step for the finalists, and […] [...]

State’s cities get creative with C Spire Fiber to Home videos

As part of C Spire’s competition to select the first city in the Fiber to the Home project, the Ridgeland-based telecommunication firm received official information requests from 30 Mississippi communities. C Spire plans to announce the finalists in the first phase on Nov. 4. Some communities also provided videos as part of their presentations. Our favorites […] [...]

HU MEENA: If you build it, they will come

by Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, cable tv, Mississippi, technology

Last month, C Spire made a bold announcement that we are poised and ready to deploy 1 Gigabit per second (Gig) broadband Internet access to homes in communities across Mississippi. As C Spire’s CEO, it’s ultimately my decision where to take our company and what to offer our customers. It’s my responsibility to provide the […] [...]

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New C Spire home Internet service to be 100 times faster than industry average

by Published: September 24,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, Mississippi, technology

An initiative by Ridgeland-based C Spire proposes to give homes in Mississippi the opportunity to have internet speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second — about 100 times the average speed,  CEO Hu Meena said Tuesday during a press conference at the C Spire headquarters. The regional telecommunications and technology services company’s ultra high-speed […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY: C Spire’s Hankins adapts style to business

Leadership theories tend to come and go like fads. However, one of the most enduring leadership concepts has been situational leadership. The Situational Leadership Theory was created in 1969 by Dr. Paul Hersey, the author of “The Situational Leader” and Ken Blanchard, the author of the international best seller “The One Minute Manager.” The theory […] [...]

Ditching the ‘South’ maybe best thing for the evolving C Spire

Cellular South recently changed its name to C Spire. I’m sure they paid a marketing firm a lot of money for that name. And I’m sure the marketing firm paid a lot of focus group people to sit around and rate various names. But, for the life of me, I can’t understand how they landed […] [...]

Competitors react to C Spire’s deal with Apple for iPhone 4S

by Published: October 23,2011

Tags: Apple, C Spire, CellularSouth, iPhone 4S

The market fallout from C Spire’s iPhone deal and how that will affect its competitors, large and small, remains to be seen. Stocks for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile closed at a… >>>SEE FULL STORY<<< [...]

Read the October 24th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — THE NATIONAL TELECOM TAKE ON C SPIRE: Stephen McDill asks national telecom experts what they think of the new marriage between Apple Inc. and Ridgeland-based C Spire. You might be surprised at what they told the Mississippi Business Journal. Also in this week’s paper: >> VOTER ID: Will the National […] [...]

UPDATE: C Spire to offer iPhone 4S; fourth company to do so and ahead of T-Mobile

PRE-REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY; DEVICE WILL LAUNCH IN COMING WEEKS RIDGELAND —  As the Mississippi Business Journal reported several weeks ago, C Spire, the regional wireless carrier previously known as Cellular South, will have the newest iPhone from Apple to offer its customers. C Spire announced today that it will launch iPhone 4S in the U.S. […] [...]

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