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C Spire rolls out 4G LTE in its own backyard

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 USB hotspot. The Metro Jackson ...

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Wireless technology 10 times faster with new 4G LTE

Wireless technology is getting faster for many Mississippians with the launching of the latest generation of wireless network technology by the area’s largest cellular providers. With the fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) services introduced in the Jackson area by C Spire Wireless and AT&T, customers will experience the speed and advanced capabilities offered by this newest technology. Both ...

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AT&T launches 4G LTE in Jackson

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 mobile Internet speeds up to ...

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C Spire Wireless switches on 4G

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 markets will be announced by ...

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C Spire debuts “landline replacement” service

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 to continue to pay expensive ...

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

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. AT&T says that while USF ...

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C Spire tackles 4G in 2012

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 release, C Spire representatives said ...

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Bourne named president

Krista Bourne has been named president-Houston/Gulf Coast Region at Verizon Wireless. She replaces Kay Henze, who was recently named vice president-marketing for the Northeast Area. In this role, Bourne leads more than 2,500 employees and is responsible for directing sales, marketing, operations and financial performance across an area stretching from southeastern Texas along the Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle. ...

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UPDATE: C Spire to offer iPhone 4S; fourth company to do so and ahead of T-Mobile

PRE-REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY; DEVICE WILL LAUNCH IN COMING WEEKS RIDGELAND —  As the Mississippi Business Journal reported several weeks ago, C Spire, the regional wireless carrier previously known as Cellular South, will have the newest iPhone from Apple to offer its customers. C Spire announced today that it will launch iPhone 4S in the U.S. in the coming weeks. ••• ...

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Cellular South changes name to C Spire Wireless

According to the website www.personalizedwireless.com, Cellular South will become C Spire Wireless. Earlier in the day, we speculated that the name would be Cspire in conjunction with Cellular South scheduling a Monday webcast to make a “a historic announcement about the company’s future.” Some in the technology industry have suggested that Cellular South is changing its name to Cspire and ...

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