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School district getting new technology thanks to state law

April 23, 2014

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Students and teachers in one Mississippi school district should be better prepared thanks to receiving new technology under a new state law. The Booneville School District is part of a $1.2 million pilot technology project made possible through legislation championed by state Sens. Terry Burton and Gray Tollison and state House of Representatives member John […]

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Ridgeland neighborhood qualifies for C Spire fiber network

February 20, 2014

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi – The Ridgeland neighborhood of Bridgewater has become the fourth area of the state to qualify for C Spire’s high-speed 1-Gigabit-per-second fiber to the home Internet and related digital television and home phone services, the telecommunications company announced today. Bridgewater joins areas in Horn Lake and Starkville and the town of Quitman where […]

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C Spire CEO selected one of most powerful in U.S. wireless and wireline industries

December 16, 2013

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  Fierce Wireless, a leading wireless and wireline industry trade publication, has named Hu Meena, president and CEO of C Spire, one of the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. wireless and wireline industries in 2013. Meena landed at No. 20 on the 2013 Top 25 list — ahead of Nokia EVP Steve Elop […]

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C Spire names “Fiber” finalists, reveals digital TV pricing

November 4, 2013

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi — Nine Mississippi cities have been selected finalists in C Spire’s “Get Fiber First Challenge,” a project to provide homes with internet and digital television connections that are 100 times faster than the national average. During Monday’s announcement at the C Spire headquarters in Ridgeland, officials explained the next step for the finalists, […]

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(VIDEO) C Spire Wireless COO makes the “personalized wireless” case

April 23, 2013

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C Spire Wireless chief executive officer Kevin Hankins recently shared the Ridgeland telecommunication company’s vision of “personalized wireless” with the Mississippi Business Journal.  

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C Spire releases first 4G LTE mobile hotspot

March 1, 2013

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C Spire Wireless has added a fifth device to its 4G arsenal of gadgets with the launch of the company’s first branded mobile hotspot. The Ridgeland telecom announced today the debut of the 4G LTE mobile hotspot saying it will offer data speeds up to 10 times faster than what is currently available on the […]

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C Spire celebrates 25 years in business

February 4, 2013

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Its been 25 years since New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning picked up the phone and called then Mississippi congressman Trent Lott. That historic call signaled the start of business for a little South Mississippi telephone company called Cellular South. The Ridgeland-based telecom now known as C Spire Wireless is celebrating a quarter-century as the […]

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C Spire CEO added to Top 25 wireless list

November 13, 2012

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The website Fierce Wireless has named C Spire Wireless president and CEO Hu Meena one of the wireless industry’s top 25 most powerful people in the U.S. Its the Clarksdale native’s second year to be named to the wireless trade publication’s list, and his name has moved up four spots to No. 16 on the […]

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C Spire rolls out 4G LTE in its own backyard

October 18, 2012

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C Spire Wireless says it will launch 4G LTE services in the Jackson metropolitan area on Friday. The Ridgeland wireless provider says service will be turned on in the cities of Jackson, Clinton, Flowood, Pearl, Brandon, Ridgeland, Madison, Flora and Richland. The company will also release its third 4G LTE device, the Franklin Wireless smart […]

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C Spire Wireless switches on 4G

September 10, 2012

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C Spire Wireless has finally launched 4G (fourth-generation) broadband services for its Mississippi customers. The newly activated LTE network will offer faster data speeds that will increase app and multimedia capability. According to a release, the cities of McComb, Brookhaven, Meridian and Greenville are the first of 31 markets that are receiving 4G. Six more […]

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