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Ridgeland-based Vu Digital gives media content, websites a personal touch

Vu Digital founder Wade Smith grew up in Louise and after college and law school at the University of Mississippi briefly practiced corporate and securities law in Jackson before starting at C Spire Wireless as a consumer technology manager. With an eye for customer needs and interests as well as trending technology in the rapidly evolving world of telecommunications, Smith ...

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C Spire activates cell sites in Forrest, Boliver counties

C Spire Wireless says it has recently activated two cell sites for customers in Forrest and Boliver counties. In a release, the Ridgeland company says: The Forrest County site improves coverage, in-building service and capacity for residents and businesses in areas northeast of the city of Petal along Lynn Ray Road, the community of Leeville and the Longleaf subdivision east ...

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C Spire Wireless opens new retail store in Bay St. Louis

C Spire Wireless has announced the grand reopening of its remodeled 3,000 square-foot prototype retail store in Bay St. Louis. Located at 301 Highway 90, the store features C Spire’s latest open floor plan design, wireless devices, feature and smart phones and accessories, as well as the company’s industry-leading personalizing program, which gives customers apps, services and rewards for using their ...

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C Spire rolls out 4G LTE summer expansions

C Spire Wireless announced plans today to expand its 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) high-speed mobile broadband services to nearly a half million consumer and business customers in Mississippi this year. The company plans to continue the roll out of 4G LTE mobile broadband services beginning in August to new areas that cover 5,993 square miles, a population ...

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C Spire starts Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders

C Spire Wireless is now accepting customer pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 touchscreen smartphone, which will be introduced this summer on their network. “This phone features a unique suite of easy to use innovations that promise to change how consumers interact with their primary communications device,” said Kevin Hankins, COO for C Spire Wireless. “We’re excited to ...

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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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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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Good year for C Spire

It was a double-barrel of news with a kick that stunned the U.S. telecommunications industry. Cellular South, the Ridgeland-based company billed as the nation’s largest private wireless provider, announced in September that it was undergoing a massive corporate makeover. The end result was C Spire Wireless. Analysts saw the name change as signs that the rural telecom was trying to ...

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