Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Starkville’s Wiseman finds way to take his city forward with new high-speed internet fiber

by Frank Brown Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, iPhone, Mississippi, technology

Kansas City, Austin and Provo are doing it with help from Google. Chattanooga and Lafayette, La., did it themselves. Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman wanted it — he just didn’t know how to get it. » READ MORE: C Spire announces announces nine city finalists for new service Then came Sept. 24, and without warning, Wiseman saw […] [...]

For C Spire’s Kevin Hankins, it’s personal

When the MBJ talked recently with Kevin Hankins, chief operating officer for C Spire, he stressed that from his and the company’s perspective, it’s all personal. “Our key focus is on providing our customers with an integrated communications experience that gives them the content and support they’re looking for,” he said. “For us, it’s all […] [...]

TMobile to get Apple devices soon, iPhone likely

by Associated Press Published: December 6,2012

Tags: Apple, iPhone, T-Mobile

T-Mobile will likely start carrying the iPhone next year after its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, said it has reached a new deal with Apple. T-Mobile USA had been the lone iPhone-less carrier among the four national wireless companies in the U.S. Although it has been possible to use iPhones on T-Mobile networks, customers had to […] [...]

Apple integrates Facebook into iPhone software

SAN FRANCISCO — Fresh off a disappointing initial public offering, Facebook is getting a big boost from Apple, which is building the social network deep into its iPhone and iPad software. With the next version of Apple Inc.’s software, users will be able to update their Facebook status by talking to their phones. Users will […] [...]

Jackson’s Charley Hutchison believed to be one of Apple’s youngest app developers

by Clay Chandler Published: May 20,2012

Tags: Apple, Flickr, FriendsForFlickr, iPad Touch, iPhone, mobile applications, telecommunications

A surprise was waiting for Charley Hutchison when he got home from school on April 30. It was the reward for hours of work that might have landed the 12-year-old a spot in mobile technology history. Hutchison had spent several months working to develop an app for Apple that combined the mobile photo sharing app […] [...]

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 […] [...]

THE TECH 21

Mississippi’s tech scene is on the rise, thanks to flashy successes like Hu Meena’s blockbuster deal with Apple to get the iPhone for C Spire and Joel Bomgar, whose Bomgar Box is taking the world by storm. From Starkville to Ocean Springs, and everywhere in between, here are some of Mississippi’s leaders in the Tech […] [...]

iPhone a coup for C Spire

by Stephen McDill Published: October 23,2011

Tags: C Spire Wireless, iPhone, iPhone 4S

Apple Inc. has confirmed its rumored iPhone 4S partnership with Mississippi-based telecom C Spire Wireless. The privately held, Ridgeland wireless carrier announced that it is now accepting Internet and store order… >>>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 […] [...]

The World-Changer: Steve Jobs knew what we wanted

CUPERTINO, Calif. — In dark suit and bowtie, he is a computing-era carnival barker — eyebrows bouncing, hands gesturing, smile seductive and coy and a bit annoying. It’s as if he’s on his first date with an entire generation of consumers. And, in a way, he is. It is Jan. 24, 1984, and a young […] [...]

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