Posts Tagged ‘high-speed Internet’

C Spire puts up kiosks for high-speed Internet applications

by MBJ Staff Published: January 23,2014

Tags: C Spire Wireless, computer, fiber, fiberhood, Gregg Logan, high-speed Internet, kiosk, lecommunications, te

RIDGELAND — C Spire is making it easier and more convenient for residents in nine Mississippi cities to sign up for the company’s 1 Gbps fiber to the home Internet service by expanding pre-registration methods for the next generation technology. The company, which launched customized, pre-registration web sites for residents in the cities of Batesville, […] [...]

Presley: FCC’s data on cellphone, broadband availability inaccurate

by MBJ Staff Published: December 21,2012

Tags: agency, broadband, cellphone, commission, computer, coverage, data, federal, high-speed Internet, Internet, MAP, phone, state, telephone

JACKSON — The Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the first in a series of filings with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) aimed at expanding cellular telephone coverage and high-speed Internet service in Mississippi. The filings come in response to FCC requests for comments on coverage issues associated with its Mobility Fund and National Broadband […] [...]

Groups look to boost broadband service availability

by Associated Press Published: November 10,2011

Tags: broadband, computers, connectivity, federal government, high-speed Internet, Internet, rural

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — As the federal government aims to bring broadband capability to as many Americans as possible, various groups in Mississippi are ramping up their efforts to bring the technology to those who don’t have it. The Federal Communications Commission recently announced it is revamping its Connect America Fund to give high-speed Internet capability […] [...]

Mississippi enters the Google fray

by Clay Chandler Published: April 4,2010

Tags: Google, high-speed Internet, JACKSON, Mississippi, Oxford

Jackson, Oxford in the running for high-speed internet program that would be launched next year Site selection for most major economic development projects is wrapped in a shroud of secrecy that would make the CIA jealous. Typically, the public learns its city or state was in the running for something similar to a Toyota or […] [...]

Delta county getting high-speed Internet

CLARKSDALE — Clarksdale and Coahoma County residents will soon have high-speed Internet access thanks to a partnership between the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and the Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA). Clarksdale is home to the national headquarters for the DRA, a federal-state partnership that covers 252 counties in eight states, including Mississippi. DRA developed the iDelta: […] [...]

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