Posts Tagged ‘Mayo Flynt’

AT&T three-year infrastructure investment tops $1B

by MBJ Staff Published: March 20,2014

Tags: AT&T, cellphone, infrastructure, investment, Mayo Flynt, telecommunications, telephone, wireless

JACKSON — AT&T reports it has invested more than $1 billion in its wireless and wired networks in Mississippi between 2011 through 2013. Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T made 696 network upgrades statewide in 2013. Upgrades included new cell […] [...]

Mayo Flynt, Rich Sun elected

by MBJ Staff Published: July 13,2013

Tags: Innovate Mississippi, Mayo Flynt, technology

Innovate Mississippi has elected Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi board of directors. Rich Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co. was elected vice chairman. [...]

WILLOUGHBY: Mayo Flynt leads AT&T Mississippi by enjoying both work and workers

by Martin Willoughby Published: April 26,2013

Tags: ATT Mississippi, Greater Jackson Chamber, Mayo Flynt, telecommunications

There is a new movie titled “42″ on at the theaters about the life of Jackie Robinson, who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball. In the face of great resistance to this groundbreaking feat, Robinson said, “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you […] [...]

Sending a five-second text while driving can be deadly

by Lynn Lofton Published: September 3,2012

Tags: ATT Mississippi, driver's education, Mayo Flynt, texting

All the latest technology can lead to a tethered, never-unplugged lifestyle, including texting at any time, anywhere, even while driving. This is a behind-the-wheel distraction that can lead to deadly results. AT&T has a campaign underway called It Can Wait, meaning no text message is so important it can’t wait. Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T […] [...]

Companies look forward to networking at EXPO

by Stephen McDill Published: April 1,2012

Tags: ATT Mississippi, BCI, Comcast, Mayo Flynt, networking

If it weren’t for EXPO the staff at BCI might not have anything to wear. Maybe that’s a stretch, but according to BCI marketing director Wendi Garrison, clothes were one of her company’s many networking success stories to come right out of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Business & Technology EXPO. The event plus the power […] [...]

Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Wireless Wars

by Stephen McDill Published: July 31,2011

Tags: AT&T, Cellular South CEO, Deutsche Telekom, Hu Meena, Mayo Flynt, merger, T-Mobile, wireless

It’s a call that has the entire U.S. telecommunications industry on hold. The Federal Communications Commission last week stopped the clock on a review of T-Mobile USA’s proposed $39-billion mega-merger with AT&T after an antitrust Senate subcommittee criticized the deal as being anti-consumer and urged that it be blocked. If Washington approves the merger it […] [...]

Brandon Presley Remarks at Stennis/Capitol Luncheon

by Stephen McDill Published: June 7,2010

Tags: Brandon Presley, JACKSON, Kemper County, Mayo Flynt, Nettleton, Public Service Commission, Zap the Gap

JACKSON- Miss. Public Service Commission chairman Brandon Presley discusses his role as a utilities regulator and gives updates on the commission’s recent rulings and initiatives. [...]

‘We’ve got fiber all over this state’

by Stephen McDill Published: April 4,2010

Tags: ATT Mississippi, Mayo Flynt, MBJ CEO SERIES

Flynt believes Mississippi can compete on any level, anywhere in the world and he can prove it Roger Mayo Flynt, III was not the first in his family to step into the wireless waters. His father, Roger II, worked for BellSouth Corporation for more than 30 years, including as Mississippi president for the “Ma Bell” […] [...]

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