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AT&T three-year infrastructure investment tops $1B

JACKSON — AT&T reports it has invested more than $1 billion in its wireless and wired networks in Mississippi between 2011 through 2013. Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T made 696 network upgrades statewide in 2013. Upgrades included new cell sites, the addition of wireless ...

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Mayo Flynt, Rich Sun elected

Innovate Mississippi has elected Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi board of directors. Rich Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co. was elected vice chairman.

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Innovate Mississippi taps Mayo Flynt for chairman

Innovate Mississippi announces the election of Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi board of directors. Rich Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co. was elected vice chairman. “We’re fortunate to have such a high-powered and dedicated board that gives their time so generously to strengthen the innovation economy in Mississippi,” said Tony Jeff, ...

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AT&T named best corporate citizen in America

AT&T is the best corporate citizen in the U.S. right now, according to a new ranking by CR Magazine. That means it beat out everyone else in the Russell 1000 index of large-capitalization companies in terms of virtues like good corporate governance and environmental impact. » See complete story …

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Sending a five-second text while driving can be deadly

All the latest technology can lead to a tethered, never-unplugged lifestyle, including texting at any time, anywhere, even while driving. This is a behind-the-wheel distraction that can lead to deadly results. AT&T has a campaign underway called It Can Wait, meaning no text message is so important it can’t wait. Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, says the campaign is ...

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Companies look forward to networking at EXPO

If it weren’t for EXPO the staff at BCI might not have anything to wear. Maybe that’s a stretch, but according to BCI marketing director Wendi Garrison, clothes were one of her company’s many networking success stories to come right out of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Business & Technology EXPO. The event plus the power of networking helped the Ridgeland ...

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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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THE TECH 21

Mississippi’s tech scene is on the rise, thanks to flashy successes like Hu Meena’s blockbuster deal with Apple to get the iPhone for C Spire and Joel Bomgar, whose Bomgar Box is taking the world by storm. From Starkville to Ocean Springs, and everywhere in between, here are some of Mississippi’s leaders in the Tech industry.

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Wireless Wars

It’s a call that has the entire U.S. telecommunications industry on hold. The Federal Communications Commission last week stopped the clock on a review of T-Mobile USA’s proposed $39-billion mega-merger with AT&T after an antitrust Senate subcommittee criticized the deal as being anti-consumer and urged that it be blocked. If Washington approves the merger it will re-shuffle the country’s leading ...

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