Posts Tagged ‘Cellular South’

C Spire Wireless celebrates quarter century of telecommunications

It was 1988 —the year of denim jackets, Rick Astley, “Roseanne” and a new telephone company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While C Spire Wireless founders Jimmy and Wade Creekmore had been in the telephone business since the 1940s, the company then known as Cellular South began on Feb. 4, 1988 as a player in […] [...]

Mississippi’s C Spire Wireless celebrates 25th anniversary

by Stephen McDill Published: February 4,2013

Tags: Archie Manning, C Spire Wireless, Cellular South, telecommunications, Trent Lott, wireless provider

Its been 25 years since former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning picked up the phone and called then Mississippi congressman Trent Lott. That historic call signaled the start of business for a little South Mississippi telephone company called Cellular South. The Ridgeland-based telecom now known as C Spire Wireless is celebrating a quarter-century as […] [...]

Good year for C Spire

It was a double-barrel of news with a kick that stunned the U.S. telecommunications industry. Cellular South, the Ridgeland-based company billed as the nation’s largest private wireless provider, announced in September that it was undergoing a massive corporate makeover. The end result was C Spire Wireless. Analysts saw the name change as signs that the […] [...]

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

by Nancy Anderson Published: October 23,2011

Tags: C Spire, Cellular South, for sale, marketing firm, MBJ column, Mind Over Money, Nancy Anderson

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 […] [...]

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. […] [...]

C Spire Wireless Launches

by Stephen McDill Published: September 27,2011

Tags: C Spire Wireless, Cellular South, Dave Miller, Hu Meena

RIDGELAND- C Spire Wireless, the country’s largest privately-owned wireless provider, launched retail operations in its own Ridgeland backyard on Monday. MBJ-TV caught up with spokesman Dave Miller who explains how the company, previously known as Cellular South, chose its new name. [...]

Read the September 26th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ, Stephen McDill broke the national news that Cellular South is changing its name to C Spire Wireless. Cellular South is the nation’s largest privately-owned wireless company. The official announcement was made on the website www.personalizedwireless.com. Speculation had run rampant all week that hat the company was making major changes to its […] [...]

Cellular South announces change to C Spire Wireless

On Monday, Cellular South will get a new name — C Spire Wireless — and the company says it will also beome the nation’s first wireless provider to introduce personalized wireless services. “We have entered a new era in wireless – an era centered on broadband networks, mobile computing devices and now personalized services. Completing […] [...]

Meet Playbook & Galaxy

by Stephen McDill Published: June 2,2011

Tags: Blackberry Playbook, Cellular South, Samsung Galaxy

RIDGELAND- Cellular South’s Jeff Cook showcases the Ridgeland telecom’s newest devices including the Blackberry Playbook and the Samsung Galaxy. [...]

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