Posts Tagged ‘telephone’

Judge rules against Dixie-Net over in-state fees

by Associated Press Published: September 14,2012

Tags: bench, carrier, case, communication, court, decision, fee, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, phone, provider, ruling, telecommunication, telephone

OXFORD— Dixie-Net Communications Inc. has asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear its appeal of an adverse ruling in Mississippi over in-state fees. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports U.S. District Judge Michael Mills in Oxford ruled against Ripley-based Dixie-Net, a telecom business. At issue is whether calls made under AT&T’s Area […] [...]

Court to hear appeal of ‘anti-spoofing’ law

by Associated Press Published: August 30,2012

Tags: appeal, bench, cell phone, court, federal, judge, judicial, judiciary, law, phone, spoofing, state, telemarketer, telemarketing, telephone

JACKSON — A challenge to Mississippi’s “anti-spoofing” law will be heard Oct. 4 by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. 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 […] [...]

TEC adds DIRECTV to product lineup

by MBJ Staff Published: August 15,2012

Tags: communication, dealer, satellite, telecommunication, telephone, television

JACKSON — TEC is now a local authorized DIRECTV dealer. With DIRECTV’s digital platform, TEC subscribers have access to more than 285 channels. “TEC is very excited to expand our television product offering to customers. We continue adding services that will enhance our customers’ lifestyles,” said Joey F. Garner, TEC executive vice president.   [...]

AT&T, union agree to five-day extension of negotiations

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T reports a settlement was not reached with the Communications Workers of America by the 11:59 p.m. EDT Aug. 4 expiration of the core wireline contract in the Southeast region, but the company and union have agreed to a five-day extension of contract negotiations. The contract was extended until 11:59 p.m. EDT […] [...]

Comcast launches Xfinity Home service in metro Jackson

JACKSON — Comcast has launched Xfinity Home across the company’s Jackson metropolitan service area. Xfinity Home offers traditional home security components, like police and fire alarm protection backed by 24/7 monitoring as well as the ability to remotely adjust digital thermostats, turn lights on or off and watch secure live streaming video from wireless cameras […] [...]

C Spire Wireless launches new home phone service

by MBJ Staff Published: July 12,2012

Tags: cell phone, communication, home phone, landline, telecommunicsation, telephone, wireless

RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless has launched a new service that provides home phone service using the company’s personalized wireless network instead of a landline or broadband connection. C Spire Home Phone Connect service features a fixed wireless voice terminal that offers unlimited local and long-distance calling while on the company’s personalized network. The device […] [...]

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