Posts Tagged ‘wireless’

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

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 […] [...]

Verizon ranks tops in state in J.D. Power poll

JACKSON — When it comes to network quality in Mississippi, Verizon Wireless ranks highest among U.S. wireless providers, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, Volume 2. The Southeast region includes the Gulf Coast states of Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida. The J.D. Power and Associates study measured […] [...]

C Spire Wireless launches new home phone service

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 […] [...]

Entergy Corp. adds new app for iPhone

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation has added a new tool to its digital communications — The Entergy App for iPhone. The first version of the Entergy app features customer account information, company news, nuclear energy basics, environmental performance details and more. Rod West, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, said, “We have such a […] [...]

Cellular South to become C Spire, touts ‘personalized wireless’

by Published: September 23,2011

Tags: branding, name, telecommunications, wireless

RIDGELAND — On Monday, Cellular South will get a new name — C Spire Wireless — and the company says it will also become the nation’s first wireless provider to introduce personalized wireless services. “We have entered a new era in wireless – an era centered on broadband networks, mobile computing devices and now personalized […] [...]

Wireless Wars

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 […] [...]

Hockey team to use Bomgar wireless technology

by Published: October 6,2010

Tags: Bomgar, hockey, technology, wireless

RIDGELAND – Bomgar Corp. announced that the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins has selected Bomgar’s remote support solution to enhance IT support for its employees and partners. Bomgar enables the Penguins’ IT team to remotely configure and fix desktops, laptops, mobile devices and unattended devices, whether they’re at home or on the road. The Pittsburgh […] [...]

Mayo Flynt on who the best wireless carrier is in Mississippi

by Published: April 1,2010

Tags: ATT Mississippi, Mayo Flynt, MBJ-TV, plans, wireless

April 1, 2010 – AT&T Mississippi president Mayo Flynt talks about who the best wireless carrier is and his company’s plans for 2010. [...]

Verizon testing fleet working state

Since its creation in 2000, Verizon Wireless has employed real-life test men and women to monitor and test the company’s network by driving its fleet of vehicles. Ten years later, that fleet has more than tripled in size with Verizon Wireless now operating 100 specially equipped, company-owned and -operated test vehicles, the largest wireless network […] [...]

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