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C Spire names "Fiber" finalists, reveals digital TV pricing

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, and unveiled the pricing for ...

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C Spire releases first 4G LTE mobile hotspot

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 market. This will give C ...

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C Spire Wireless celebrates quarter century of telecommunications

It was 1988 —the year of denim jackets, Rick Astley, “Roseanne” and a new telephone company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While C Spire Wireless founders Jimmy and Wade Creekmore had been in the telephone business since the 1940s, the company then known as Cellular South began on Feb. 4, 1988 as a player in the emerging wireless industry. Their ...

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C Spire celebrates 25 years in business

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 nation’s longest continuously owned and ...

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C Spire CEO added to Top 25 wireless list

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 2012 list. Other notables on ...

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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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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 announces video contest

Ridgeland telecom provider C Spire Wireless says its ringing in the new school year with a “user-generated” video contest for high school classrooms in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama. In a release the company announced that the “#School Spirit” video contest will be part of its Bright Lights high school football rivalry program. Students will produce and enter a short video showcasing ...

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