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Is danger ahead for utility companies?

At one time telephone companies had monopolies providing landline telephones. Deregulation meant that telephone companies were split up, people could choose which company to get service from, and telephone companies lost their monopoly. Later, cell phones further disrupted the landline telephone company model. Could monopoly power companies be the next business model to be disrupted by new technology? Could energy ...

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Comcast launches Xfinity Home service in metro Jackson

JACKSON — Comcast has launched Xfinity Home across the company’s Jackson metropolitan service area. Xfinity Home offers traditional home security components, like police and fire alarm protection backed by 24/7 monitoring as well as the ability to remotely adjust digital thermostats, turn lights on or off and watch secure live streaming video from wireless cameras while away from home. The ...

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C Spire Wireless launches new home phone service

RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless has launched a new service that provides home phone service using the company’s personalized wireless network instead of a landline or broadband connection. C Spire Home Phone Connect service features a fixed wireless voice terminal that offers unlimited local and long-distance calling while on the company’s personalized network. The device is compatible with most conventional ...

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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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