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C Spire debuts “landline replacement” service

July 9, 2012

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C Spire Wireless launched a new service last week that provides high-quality home phone service using the company’s network rather than a traditional landline or broadband connection. Home Phone Connect will offer unlimited local and long-distance calling through the C Spire network for $20 a month with a two-year contract. “There’s no reason for consumers […]

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C Spire executive named new BCI COO

April 25, 2012

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Gregory Latour has been named the new chief operating officer for Business Communications Inc. (BCI). Bill Grothe has also been named chief financial officer of the Ridgeland technology firm. Latour previously served as senior vice-president for strategic development for C Spire Wireless. Former BCI COO Tom Hinds left the company in January, leaving daily operations in […]

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AT&T Mississippi: USF Reforms Bring $53 Million Investment to State

March 13, 2012

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AT&T representatives announced this morning that Mississippi is getting a $53 million investment from the telecom giant following recent reforms made to the Federal Communications Commission’s Universal Service Fund. In a release, AT&T says that most of the investment will go towards more broadband development for their customers especially in rural parts of the state. […]

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C Spire tackles 4G in 2012

March 8, 2012

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C Spire Wireless is entering the 4G space later this year. The Ridgeland-based telecom announced last week they will be offering “fourth-generation long term evolution” to customers beginning in September. The $60 million investment will take the C Spire brand and network into 20 new markets and reach more than a million customers. In a […]

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AT&T/T-Mobile say au revoir

December 20, 2011

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The proposed mega-merger marriage between telecom giants AT&T and T-Mobile USA is over. Ma Bell’s hopes of returning to number one on the wireless carrier leaderboard were overturned yesterday after months of backroom bickering that spilled out onto front pages and blogs around the country. While approval of the bid was initially promising, the plans […]

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C Spire Reveals Upcoming iPhone Plan

November 1, 2011

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C Spire Wireless just announced their price points for the new iPhone 4S. According to company representatives, the iPhone 4S will be available starting at $199.99 for the 16GB model, $299.99 for the 32GB model and $399.99 for the 64GB model with a new two-year contract and data plan. >> RELATED STORY: Judge approves C […]

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iPhone a coup for C Spire

October 21, 2011

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BY STEPHEN MCDILL Apple Inc. has confirmed its rumored iPhone 4S partnership with Mississippi-based telecom C Spire Wireless. The privately held, Ridgeland wireless carrier announced that it is now accepting Internet and store orders for the new iPhone. Pricing and availability details are still pending, according to C Spire spokesman Dave Miller. The 4S model, […]

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C Spire Wireless Launches

September 27, 2011

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RIDGELAND- C Spire Wireless, the country’s largest privately-owned wireless provider, launched retail operations in its own Ridgeland backyard on Monday. MBJ-TV caught up with spokesman Dave Miller who explains how the company, previously known as Cellular South, chose its new name.

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