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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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C Spire makes staff promotions

C Spire Wireless has made numerous staff news. These include Frank “Beau” York, manager, brand programs; Cody Mahaffey, manager, financial planning and analysis; Donna Morgan, manager, brand products; Amanda Long, market manager, retail, Philadelphia; John Hegi, manager, network accounting; Tammy Taylor, client account executive, Central Mississippi; Gary Dodson, client account executive, Central Mississippi; J.C. Simmons, client account executive, Central Mississippi; ...

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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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Moreno-Bernal promoted

Verizon Wireless has named Norma Moreno-Bernal associate director-indirect sales for the Houston/Gulf Coast Region of Verizon Wireless. Moreno-Bernal brings to this position more than 14 years of wireless industry sales experience. She joined Verizon Wireless as field representative-indirect sales in 1997. In her most recent position as district manager-indirect sales for the Houston/Gulf Coast Region’s Houston district, she led her ...

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Federal court panel denies telecom's appeal

RIPLEY — A federal court panel has ruled against Dixie-Net Communications Inc. in its appeal of an adverse ruling over in-state fees. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by a Mississippi federal judge against Ripley-based Dixie-Net, a telecom business. At issue was whether calls made under AT&T’s Area Calling Plan and Area Plus ...

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TEC to celebrate new presence in Hub City

HATTIESBURG — TEC will hold a ribbon-cutting and an open house this week commemorating the grand opening of TEC in Hattiesburg. The celebration will be held March 21 at the new location of TEC at 32 Millbranch Road, Suite 30, in Hattiesburg. “We’re excited to be an active member of the Hattiesburg community,” said Joey F. Garner, TEC executive vice ...

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Agency rolls out hunting/fishing license app for Android

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks (MDWFP) has released its hunting and fishing Android application. The Android version of the MDWFP iPhone application contains a variety of tools and information for Mississippi hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. Users can download the application for free in the Google Play store “The MDWFP Hunting and Fishing mobile apps ...

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C Spire sponsoring Internet radio college sports programming

RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless and VSporto are teaming up to power two college sports Internet radio channels. C Spire Wireless is now the title sponsor of VSporto’s Bulldog Sports Radio and Rebel Sports Radio. Each channel provides 24-hour coverage of Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi athletics, respectively, and can be streamed through free mobile smartphone applications on ...

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