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C Spire Wireless opens new retail store in Bay St. Louis

June 13, 2013

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C Spire Wireless has announced the grand reopening of its remodeled 3,000 square-foot prototype retail store in Bay St. Louis. Located at 301 Highway 90, the store features C Spire’s latest open floor plan design, wireless devices, feature and smart phones and accessories, as well as the company’s industry-leading personalizing program, which gives customers apps, services […]

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C Spire rolls out 4G LTE summer expansions

May 24, 2013

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C Spire Wireless announced plans today to expand its 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) high-speed mobile broadband services to nearly a half million consumer and business customers in Mississippi this year. The company plans to continue the roll out of 4G LTE mobile broadband services beginning in August to new areas that cover […]

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C Spire starts Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders

May 22, 2013

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C Spire Wireless is now accepting customer pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 touchscreen smartphone, which will be introduced this summer on their network. “This phone features a unique suite of easy to use innovations that promise to change how consumers interact with their primary communications device,” said Kevin Hankins, COO for C […]

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C Spire activates 4G LTE in Canton

May 17, 2013

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C Spire Wireless recently activated 4G LTE service on a new cell site in Canton expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched last December for the city. 4G LTE allows C Spire customers to download apps and game faster, open files almost instantly, do real-time video chat, surf the mobile […]

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Smartphone app lets you boycott with your wallet

May 15, 2013

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The hard rock group AC/DC was definitely on to something with its hit song, “Moneytalks.” Next time you’re at the store, consider what big interests and corporations are behind your favorite dental floss or skinny jeans. According to Forbes.com, at a Netroots Nation gathering  last year, Microsoft programmer turned congressional candidate Darcy Burner unveiled a […]

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AT&T switches on Gulf Coast 4G LTE

April 30, 2013

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AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in the Gulfport and Biloxi area, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Benefits include: • LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies. Customers can stream, download, upload and games faster than ever before. • LTE-compatible devices, including […]

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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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AT&T launches 4G LTE in Jackson

October 5, 2012

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AT&T, the nation’s largest 4G network, has turned on its 4G LTE network in Jackson, according to a news release from the company. The Dallas-based telecommunications giant says the new service will bring customers the latest generation of wireless network technology including faster speeds, new devices and spectrum efficiency. “LTE technology is capable of delivering […]

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Mississippi ready for iPhone 5

September 14, 2012

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It didn’t take long for Mississippi wireless carriers to announce their planned retail release of the new Apple iPhone 5. National providers AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are prepping displays and readying for presales ahead of a September 21 release. Customers for prepaid carrier Cricket and Ridgeland-based C Spire Wireless will have to wait an extra […]

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