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C Spire breaking ground for new data center

STARKVILLE — C Spire has scheduled a ground-breaking ceremony today for a new data center in Starkville. Ridgeland-based C Spire plans complete construction on the first phase in November 2014, when customers would begin using the center. Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran Research Park will host the 22,400-square-foot first phase. Two more phases are planned. […] [...]

Telecom adding workers on heels of Project VIP

PEARL — AT&T is hiring. That was the telecommunication company’s message at Gov. Phil Bryant ‘s Job Fair Network. It is currently looking to fill more than 250 job openings in Mississippi, including more than 225 new jobs. The majority of new jobs are in the Network and Call Center organizations. Many of the new […] [...]

Economic developer: 4G network will boost county

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — AT&T has expanded it 4G LTE network in Northwest Mississippi. AT&T 4G LTE coverage now includes parts of Batesville along Highway 6, Sardis and South Oxford. AT&T launched 4G LTE in Oxford Dec. 18, 2012, and the expanded coverage is part of its ongoing rollout across the market. “The addition of a […] [...]

Bomgar unveils new solution for Android, iOS apps

JACKSON — Bomgar has introduced its new Embedded Remote App Support technology, which enables remote screen sharing and support for Android and iOS apps. The technology is delivered in a software development kit (SDK) that can be included in any Apple iOS or Android app by the app developer. Once Embedded Remote App Support is […] [...]

Telecom spends $975M in state over last two years

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T invested nearly $975 million in its Mississippi wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, with a focus on expanding 4G LTE mobile Internet coverage and enhancing the overall performance of its networks, according to a release from the telecommunications company. AT&T has made more than 145 wireless network upgrades in […] [...]

C Spire launches 4G LTE service in another city

PHILADELPHIA and RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless has launched the next generation of mobile broadband services in Philadelphia with the activation of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. “We’re pleased that local businesses and consumers in Philadelphia are in one of the first markets in Mississippi with access to the next generation […] [...]

C Spire Wireless celebrates quarter century of telecommunications

It was 1988 —the year of denim jackets, Rick Astley, “Roseanne” and a new telephone company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While C Spire Wireless founders Jimmy and Wade Creekmore had been in the telephone business since the 1940s, the company then known as Cellular South began on Feb. 4, 1988 as a player in […] [...]

Appeals court upholds challenge to anti-spoofing law

JACKSON — A federal appeals court has sided with a New Jersey company that challenged Mississippi’s “anti-spoofing” law. Mississippi enacted the law 2010. Other states and Congress have since enacted similar laws. Backers of the laws say caller ID “spoofing” is a growing threat to people because of new technology making it cheap and easy […] [...]

AT&T employees ratify three-year labor agreement

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T’S wireline employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify a three-year contract for the AT&T Southeast region. The contract covers about 22,000 AT&T wireline employees in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. On Aug. 17, AT&T wireline employees represented by the […] [...]

Labor agreement reached affecting 22,000+ workers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T reports it has reached a new tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 3 in wireline contract negotiations for AT&T Southeast (BellSouth Telecommunications). The three-year agreement covers more than 22,000 wireline employees in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, and will be submitted […] [...]

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