Posts Tagged ‘communications’

Verizon Wireless to launch 4G LTE network

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2011

Tags: communications, Internet, telecommunications

TUPELO — Verizon Wireless will complete its 4G LTE network in Tupelo Thursday.
Consumers and businesses in Tupelo will be able to access the Verizon Wireless’ network with any of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE-enabled devices and the 4G LTE-enabled Motorola XOOM. On Thursday, Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network will be available in Tupelo; Birmingham, Ala.; Modesto […] [...]

Camgian strikes marketing deal with ORBCOMM

by MBJ Staff Published: September 27,2011

Tags: communications, machine-to-machine, satellite, technology

STARKVILLE — ORBCOMM Inc., a Fort Lee, N.J.-based global satellite data communications company focused on two-way machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, and Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems Corporation have struck a marketing agreement to supply Quantus, an M2M supply chain solution enabled by the ORBCOMM network, to the industrial market. Quantus is an M2M networking platform optimized for on-site […] [...]

Meena supporting FCC’s data roaming proposal

by For the MBJ Published: March 23,2011

Tags: communications, federal government, telecommunications

RIDGELAND — Cellular South president and CEO Hu Meena says he is supporting the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to include an automatic data roaming rule on its April Commission meeting agenda. Meena said in a statement: “I am very pleased to see Chairman Genachowski moving the FCC forward on a data roaming rule. The certainty […] [...]

Nunnery joins ProMatura Group

by MBJ Staff Published: July 11,2010

Tags: communications, Nash Nunnery, ProMatura Group LLC

Nash Nunnery has joined ProMatura Group, LLC, as the firm’s first-ever director of business communications and development. He will oversee external and internal communications for the Oxford-based firm and is responsible for coordinating media relations, prioritizing communications and public relations needs and developing and maintaining quality standards for all ProMatura publications. Prior to joining the […] [...]

HORNE gets new communications system

by Wally Northway Published: April 14,2010

Tags: accounting, communications, telecommunications

JACKSON — Smoothstone, in partnership with Logista, has provided a unified IP communications solution for HORNE, LLP. Terms were not disclosed. “After discovering that our three-year-old call management network required a significant system upgrade, we were not prepared for the expense and complexity associated with the effort,” said Dave Bufkin, director of IT for HORNE. […] [...]

Verizon builds on state network

by Wally Northway Published: April 8,2010

Tags: communications, wireless communications

MOOREVILLE — Verizon Wireless recently activated a new advanced digital cell site in Mooreville, which will enhance voice and 3G data coverage along Mississippi 78 between the communities of Tupelo and Dorsey and the eastern portion of Tupelo. In 2009, Verizon Wireless invested more than $16 million in North Mississippi to advance and expand its […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Pamela Weaver

Age: 28 Hometown: Ocean Springs Education: University of Southern Mississippi, BA in radio, television, and film, BS in political science Current Position: Communications director, Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State “I’ve had the unique opportunity to travel around the world,” Weaver says. “My family finally settled on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and I consider […] [...]

MSWIN successfully demonstrated

by Wally Northway Published: August 31,2009

Tags: communications, emergency preparedness, state government

GULFPORT — Gov. Haley Barbour has conducted the first public demonstration of a new wireless emergency communications network designed to allow officials and first responders to communicate quickly and effectively in times of crisis. In a demonstration staged from the emergency operations center at the National Guard Headquarters in Gulfport, which would serve as the […] [...]

Study: State needs improved Internet speed

by Wally Northway Published: August 25,2009

Tags: communications, technology

WASHINGTON — New research indicates that between 2007 and 2009, the average download Internet speed in the United States has increased by only 1.6 megabits per second (mbps), from 3.5 mbps in 2007 to 5.1 mbps in 2009. And, Mississippi ranks last in connectivity speed in the U.S. The Speed Matters Speed Test, a project […] [...]

State settles with DISH

by Wally Northway Published: July 21,2009

Tags: communications, government, lawsuit

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood announced that DISH Network, LLC, will pay $5.991 million to settle consumer protection allegations with attorneys general in 46 states. Mississippi is expected to receive $125,000 of the total settlement for attorney’s fees and other costs of investigation and litigation and/or for future public protection purposes such as consumer […] [...]

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