Posts Tagged ‘Ridgeland’

3 Mississippi cities first to get C Spire high-speed network

by Frank Brown Published: February 17,2014

Tags: C Spire, Fiber to the Home, fiberhood, Gigabit, Horn Lake, Quitman, Ridgeland, STARKVILLE

RIDGELAND, Mississippi – Neighborhoods in Horn Lake and Starkville and the entire town of Quitman are the first three Mississippi cities to exceed requirements and qualify for C Spire’s high-speed fiber network to the home. A Ridgeland neighborhood is expected to qualify later this week. A specified percentage of homeowner pre-registrations was needed to qualify […] [...]

C Spire ‘all in it’ as digital technology accelerates, expands into nearly all our lives

by Ted Carter Published: December 19,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, Mississippi, Ridgeland

Hitting age 25 in the wireless telecommunications sector may get a company classified as a graybeard, but age doesn’t mean you have to be less adventurous. Executives of Cellular South a couple years ago saw the quarter century mark ahead and decided to celebrate it with a name change to C Spire (Customer Inspired). At […] [...]

TED CARTER: Digital daredevils bringing new mojo to telecom world

by Ted Carter Published: December 19,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, column, Mississippi, Ridgeland

I imagine a Washington, D.C., newsroom back in May 1844. The city editor gets a tip that a guy named Morse was about to use something called “electricity” to send a letter to Baltimore. One lucky reporter gets grabbed as he passes the city desk on returning from lunch. Get over to Samuel Morse’s place […] [...]

MBJ BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR — Forward thinking: C Spire’s Hu Meena has made the most of 2013

by Ted Carter Published: December 19,2013

Tags: Business, C Spire, Mississippi, Ridgeland

C Spire’s Victor Hu Meena Jr. will tell you it’s not business anxieties that keep him awake at night but rather opportunities on the digital horizon. In Meena’s world of wireless technology, opportunities come at hyper speed. If you don’t grab them the other guys will. “I’m not good at sleeping anyway,” Meena says. “I’m […] [...]

Integra Realty Resources aims to replace guesswork with resources

by Ted Carter Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Business, Integra, Mississippi, Ridgeland

IRR is the first national appraisal and commercial real estate counseling company to open in Mississippi National real estate services provider Integra Realty Resources has set up shop in Jackson to help provide more thorough market assessments to commercial real estate investors, lenders and deal makers. The New York City-based Integra says its arrival in […] [...]

David M. Cohen has joined Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada

by MBJ Staff Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, finance, law, Mississippi, Ridgeland

David M. Cohen has joined Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC. Cohen is a member of the firm’s Product Liability, Mass Tort and Environmental Group. He has spent more than 15 consecutive years helping clients defend allegations of disease diagnosis and causation. He has served as lead science counsel in multi-plaintiff mass tort litigations […] [...]

State’s cities get creative with C Spire Fiber to Home videos

by Frank Brown Published: October 24,2013

Tags: C Spire, Clinton, Corinth, fiber, Fiber to the Home, FTTH, Horn Lake, Oxford, Quitman County, Ridgeland, STARKVILLE

As part of C Spire’s competition to select the first city in the Fiber to the Home project, the Ridgeland-based telecommunication firm received official information requests from 30 Mississippi communities. C Spire plans to announce the finalists in the first phase on Nov. 4. Some communities also provided videos as part of their presentations. Our favorites […] [...]

J. Ryan Perkins added as shareholder of Copeland, Cook, Taylor, & Bush

by MBJ Staff Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Business, law, Mississippi, Ridgeland

Copeland, Cook, Taylor, & Bush is welcoming J. Ryan Perkins as a shareholder in its Ridgeland office. Perkins, a native of Yazoo City, received his J.D. and his B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi. He is a seasoned attorney who has received the “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected by Mid-South Super Lawyers […] [...]

Former football star looks to score with new public relations office

Todd Smith is returning home – at least in a business sense. Smith, a former star football player (and sometimes mascot) at Jackson Academy and now president and chief communication officer of Deane, Smith and Partners, says the Jackson area is home for the new office of his Nashville-based public relations, marketing, advertising and branding […] [...]

Metro Jackson retail vacancies, leasing rates rose in 2012

Though they can still see signs of economic distress, metro Jackson’s commercial real estate professionals say they have gained new confidence in the performance and potential of the area’s retail sector Some leasing agents credit a slow but steady return of metro Jackson’s housing market. Still others cite retailers that have learned to be more […] [...]

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