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Read the October 24th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — THE NATIONAL TELECOM TAKE ON C SPIRE: Stephen McDill asks national telecom experts what they think of the new marriage between Apple Inc. and Ridgeland-based C Spire. You might be surprised at what they told the Mississippi Business Journal. Also in this week’s paper: >> VOTER ID: Will the National government intercede in Mississippi’s Voter ...

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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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Read the September 26th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ, Stephen McDill broke the national news that Cellular South is changing its name to C Spire Wireless. Cellular South is the nation’s largest privately-owned wireless company. The official announcement was made on the website www.personalizedwireless.com. Speculation had run rampant all week that hat the company was making major changes to its corporate. Also in this week’s ...

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Meena chairing RCA board

Hu Meena, president and CEO of Cellular South, has been elected chairman of the board of the Rural Cellular Association (RCA), the nation’s leading industry group representing competitive wireless communications providers. Meena takes over the leadership post as the association works to ensure that customers of its member companies have access to data services and devices whenever they are in ...

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Hudson named Cellular South manager

Cellular South has named Robert Hudson as regional manager of all sales channels in Southwest Tennessee, including the Memphis metro area and Northeast Mississippi. Hudson brings over 18 years of retail and B2B experience in the telecommunications industry to Cellular South. In his new position as regional manager at Cellular South, he will be responsible for providing leadership and direction ...

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AT&T versus Verizon in Mississippi

Who is really winning the battle of cell phones; and what about Cellular South? AT&T is currently airing a number of entertaining commercials featuring actor Luke Wilson promoting the company as the nation’s best wireless carrier and downplaying Verizon, its main competitor. Which company in the rapidly changing world of cellular phone service is the best for customers in Mississippi? ...

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Top 40 Under 40 still much-coveted

Luncheon will offer a video presentation of each winner, touching on a few of each recipient’s achievements Of the three awards programs offered during the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO, Top 40 Under 40 is by far the oldest. But, it remains one of the most coveted awards, and a large, enthusiastic crowd is expected at the Top 40 Under ...

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Hankins’ career began inauspiciously

Cellular South’s COO says company’s story is ‘really compelling’ Kevin Hankins was pursuing an engineering degree in the 1980s when he received a telephone call one afternoon. A representative from Motorola was on the line and asked if Hankins had ever heard of cellular technology. “I told him, ‘Why, no. I haven’t,” Hankins said. That was the beginning of Hankins’ ...

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Getting 3G to a rural state

Cellular South adds 324 new cell sites to ‘bridge the digital divide’ in sprawling Mississippi With the addition of 324 new cell sites in Mississippi this year, Cellular South is “bridging the digital divide” in this rural state. “If the question is whether residents need 3G coverage or connectivity, the answer is they need both,” said Dave Miller, public relations ...

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