Posts Tagged ‘telecommunications’

Extension launches new app, website offering county data

STARKVILLE — County-level information is now available through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business leaders and elected officials access to detailed socioeconomic statistics for each county in the state. Faculty from the Extension Center for Technology Outreach and […] [...]

City approves C Spire agreement for broadband Internet

by Associated Press Published: November 20,2013

Tags: AT&T, broadband, C Spire, city government, City of Clinton, Internet, telecommunications

CLINTON — Clinton officials have unanimously approved a franchise agreement with C Spire that clears the way for city neighborhoods to start marketing themselves as the best place for 1 gigabit-per-second broadband Internet. The agreement is for 25 years, with two 10-year automatic rollovers that Ridgeland-based C Spire can trigger unless the company gives notice […] [...]

MEMA unveils two new emergency-alerting tools

PEARL — Mississippians now have two new public alerting tools aimed at helping citizens prepare for emergencies, and warn them of impending threats directly through their smartphones. During a news conference held at Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) headquarters in Pearl, Gov. Phil Bryant and MEMA director Robert Latham demonstrated MEMA’s new mobile phone app […] [...]

Ridgeland-based Vu Digital gives media content, websites a personal touch

Vu Digital founder Wade Smith grew up in Louise and after college and law school at the University of Mississippi briefly practiced corporate and securities law in Jackson before starting at C Spire Wireless as a consumer technology manager. With an eye for customer needs and interests as well as trending technology in the rapidly […] [...]

TEC chooses Kenith Crose

by MBJ Staff Published: July 12,2013

Tags: Kenith Cross, TEC, telecommunications

TEC has appointed Kenith Crose as operations analyst in the Revenue Assurance Department in the corporate office in Jackson. In this role, Crose will be responsible for compiling and analyzing financial data as well as supporting the Revenue Assurance Department. Crose, currently residing in Jackson, graduated from Millsaps College with a bachelor of business administration […] [...]

C Spire promotes, hires

by MBJ Staff Published: June 28,2013

Tags: C Spire Wireless, Jeff Cook, telecommunications

Jeff Cook has been promoted to manager of brand interfaces for C Spire Wireless. Cook, who joined C Spire in 2007, has over 20 years of experience in consumer technology and telecommunications, including a stint at Dell Computer Corp. as a research and development engineer. Prior to his recent promotion, Cook was a senior product […] [...]

C Spire launches new WiFi On app for Android-powered phones

by MBJ Staff Published: June 18,2013

Tags: app, cellphone, communications, Internet, phone, smartphone, telecommunications, telephone, wifi

RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless has launched WiFi On, a free app that gives users a connection to a Wi-Fi network with over 12 million global hotspots. C Spire is partnering with Devicescape, a San Bruno, Calif.-based Wi-Fi connection services company, to provide the new, always-on client-based app. The service allows customers with Android touchscreen […] [...]

Telepak strikes another branding deal with C Spire

RIDGELAND — Telepak Networks Inc., a broadband networking company, plans to sell fiber-based digital broadband services under the C Spire Fiber brand. According to Gregg Logan, Telepak vice president and general manager, the firm already has a strong reputation in the telecommunications industry as one of the leading independent providers of Internet, telecommunications and network […] [...]

C Spire signs contract extension with NBA’s Grizzlies

RIDGELAND — The Memphis Grizzlies and C Spire Wireless have entered into a multi-year extension of an agreement involving the NBA Western Conference team and FedExForum. Terms were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, the Memphis Grizzlies will continue its relationship with C Spire Wireless as the official wireless partner of the professional basketball […] [...]

TEC appoints John Rosenblatt

by MBJ Staff Published: June 14,2013

Tags: John Rosenblatt, TEC, telecommunications

TEC has appointed John Rosenblatt as systems engineer at LecNet Inc. in Jackson.  In this role, Rosenblatt will be responsible for the provisioning and maintenance of broadband communication services and systems. Rosenblatt brings with him several years of experience in the technology industry. He currently resides in Madison with his wife, Megan, and daughters, Ada […] [...]

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