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C Spire begins Fiber to the Home construction in Quitman

QUITMAN — C Spire’s plans to offer consumer broadband Internet service in Quitman and eight other Mississippi cities moved a step closer to reality with the start of construction this week on its ultra-high speed 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home initiative. C Spire crews began installing fiber optic cable in Quitman this week. Quitman is the ...

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C Spire to build $20 million data center in Starkville

STARKVILLE, Mississippi – C Spire unveiled plans today to build a $20 million data center in Northeast Mississippi that will offer businesses a full suite of cloud solutions to help it manage mission-critical data, infrastructure and enterprise applications. The 22,400-square-foot center will be located on a 6.5-acre site at Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park in Starkville. C ...

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For C Spire’s Kevin Hankins, it’s personal

When the MBJ talked recently with Kevin Hankins, chief operating officer for C Spire, he stressed that from his and the company’s perspective, it’s all personal. “Our key focus is on providing our customers with an integrated communications experience that gives them the content and support they’re looking for,” he said. “For us, it’s all about personalization and customer relationships.” ...

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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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