Posts Tagged ‘cell phone’

MDOT launches new ’511′ information service

JACKSON — Residents and travelers in Mississippi are now able to access weather-related road conditions, construction and other relevant travel information by dialing 511. In announcing 511’s deployment, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials said this service complements the agency’s existing traffic resources, MDOTtraffic.com and its mobile smartphone applications. It is Mississippi’s first voice-recognition travel […] [...]

Bomgar unveils new solution for Android, iOS apps

JACKSON — Bomgar has introduced its new Embedded Remote App Support technology, which enables remote screen sharing and support for Android and iOS apps. The technology is delivered in a software development kit (SDK) that can be included in any Apple iOS or Android app by the app developer. Once Embedded Remote App Support is […] [...]

January 5, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: January 4,2013

Tags: cell phone, Chuck McIntosh, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Appeals court upholds challenge to anti-spoofing law

JACKSON — A federal appeals court has sided with a New Jersey company that challenged Mississippi’s “anti-spoofing” law. Mississippi enacted the law 2010. Other states and Congress have since enacted similar laws. Backers of the laws say caller ID “spoofing” is a growing threat to people because of new technology making it cheap and easy […] [...]

T-Mobile awarded rural wireless service grant

by Associated Press Published: October 4,2012

Tags: cell phone, communication, federal government, grant, rural, telecommunication, telephone

ATTALA COUNTY and WINSTON COUNTY — T-Mobile has won a more than $1.8 million federal grant to expand wireless service in rural Mississippi. The Federal Communications Commission says T-Mobile will work to fill gaps in 3G and 4G coverage on over 155 road miles in Attala County and nearly 100 road miles in Winston County. […] [...]

Court to hear appeal of ‘anti-spoofing’ law

by Associated Press Published: August 30,2012

Tags: appeal, bench, cell phone, court, federal, judge, judicial, judiciary, law, phone, spoofing, state, telemarketer, telemarketing, telephone

JACKSON — A challenge to Mississippi’s “anti-spoofing” law will be heard Oct. 4 by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. Mississippi enacted the law 2010. Other states and Congress have since enacted similar laws. Backers of the laws say caller ID “spoofing” is a growing threat to people because of new technology making it […] [...]

Verizon ranks tops in state in J.D. Power poll

by MBJ Staff Published: August 27,2012

Tags: cell phone, communication, customer, poll, satisfaction, study, survey, telecommunication, wireless

JACKSON — When it comes to network quality in Mississippi, Verizon Wireless ranks highest among U.S. wireless providers, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, Volume 2. The Southeast region includes the Gulf Coast states of Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida. The J.D. Power and Associates study measured […] [...]

Comcast launches Xfinity Home service in metro Jackson

JACKSON — Comcast has launched Xfinity Home across the company’s Jackson metropolitan service area. Xfinity Home offers traditional home security components, like police and fire alarm protection backed by 24/7 monitoring as well as the ability to remotely adjust digital thermostats, turn lights on or off and watch secure live streaming video from wireless cameras […] [...]

C Spire Wireless launches new home phone service

by MBJ Staff Published: July 12,2012

Tags: cell phone, communication, home phone, landline, telecommunicsation, telephone, wireless

RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless has launched a new service that provides home phone service using the company’s personalized wireless network instead of a landline or broadband connection. C Spire Home Phone Connect service features a fixed wireless voice terminal that offers unlimited local and long-distance calling while on the company’s personalized network. The device […] [...]

Commissioner Presley to personally challenge ‘AT&T Law’

JACKSON — A Mississippi utility regulator says he will challenge a new law that removes most of the state’s remaining regulatory authority over AT&T. Brandon Presley, who represents north Mississippi on the Public Service Commission, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal he’ll file the lawsuit as a private citizen in Hinds County Circuit Court. “It […] [...]

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