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AT&T ranks highest in J.D. Power 2014 wireless full-service customer care study

February 7, 2014

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AT&T has been ranked highest in customer service for the second time in a row for national carriers, according to the latest J.D. Power study released this week. In the 2014 Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Study, AT&T outscored all other full-service wireless providers for the overall customer service experience measured across its online, retail, and […]

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C Spire completes acquisition of Alabama-based Callis Communications

February 7, 2014

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Merger will expand technology provider’s market presence and offer comprehensive business solutions for customers in Southeast region   RIDGELAND, Mississippi — C Spire announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Callis Communications, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based communications services for businesses. Based in Mobile, Alabama, Callis serves customers in key business markets across the […]

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JSU to hold grand opening of Innovate Faculty Digital Space

February 5, 2014

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Jackson State University will celebrate the grand opening of Innovate — a one-stop-shop for faculty and staff to create and disseminate digital content — on Feb. 6 during the 2nd Annual Democratization of Cyberlearning Summit. Innovate’s grand opening is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, on the first floor of the H.T. Sampson Library. […]

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Camp Shelby joint forces training center launches UAV research program

December 16, 2013

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CAMP SHELBY, Mississippi — Representatives from the military, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the private sector gathered today at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to launch a multi-agency research program designed to drive innovation while reducing costs of technology systems used within government unmanned vehicles, an industry worth $8.1 billion, as explained by […]

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(VIDEO) Former congressional candidate, Cobby Williams, arrested on voter fraud charge

December 13, 2013

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  A former Canton Democratic Municipal Executive Committee member and a former candidate for alderman are charged with voting irregularities in Madison County. » See Williams interview with the Mississippi Business Journal above …. A grand jury has indicted Kimberly Readus, 41, on two counts of corrupt conduct by an election official and one count of intimidating […]

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Stennis Space Center hitting on all cylinders with SpaceX, others

December 11, 2013

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STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Mississippi — It was a big win for John C. Stennis Space Center when SpaceX, one of the hottest commercial spaceflight companies, said in October that it would use SSC to test its next generation Raptor engine. The decision added another commercial company to SSC’s already impressive roster of private companies using SSC facilities to get […]

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C Spire to acquire Alabama-based Callis Communications

December 11, 2013

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C Spire announced plans today to acquire Callis Communications, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses. Based in Mobile, Alabama, Callis serves customers in key business markets across the Southeast and, for the sixth consecutive year, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing telecommunications and cloud communications companies […]

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C Spire launches PERCS upgrades: Device upgrades that are simpler

November 19, 2013

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi — The world doesn’t wait to advance every two years, so why should wireless users? New devices, apps and accessories get better every day, which is why C Spire thinks consumers shouldn’t be forced to wait two years or pay exorbitant prices to get the latest and greatest devices. C Spire rolled out […]

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Raytheon adds jobs, expands in Forest

November 11, 2013

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FOREST, Mississippi — Defense contractor Raytheon Co. has announced an expansion in Forest that will bring 150 new jobs to the area. Company officials and Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Monday in Forest. Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse says in a news release that the company will add 20,000 square feet […]

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VIDEO — Jason Pontin: Are mobile apps all we have to show for our technology needs?

October 4, 2013

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In 1969, Buzz Aldrin’s historical step onto the moon leapt mankind into an era of technological possibility. The awesome power of technology was to be used to solve all of our big problems. Fast forward to present day, and what’s happened? Are mobile apps all we have to show for ourselves? In this Ted Talk, […]

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