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Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • AT&T Launches High Definition Voice in Mississippi --- JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 8, 2015
    Posted at 2:21 PM
    AT&T today announces the launch of High Definition (HD) Voice in Mississippi. With HD Voice, AT&T customers in can experience crystal clear conversations while simultaneously surfing the Web at 4G LTE speeds. HD Voice is enabled by Voice Over LTE (VoLTE), an all-Internet Protocol (IP) network technology that also enables the ability to talk while surfing the Web on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network. VoLTE and HD Voice from AT&T provide: -- Ability to Talk while Surfing ... read more

Monday, October 5, 2015

  • Posted at 7:13 AM
    American HealthTech (AHT) is spotlighting opportunities for Skilled Nursing Facilities to optimize revenue under evolving payment models at the AHCA/NCAL Convention in San Antonio October 4-7. In product news, AHT, a leading information technology provider to the skilled nursing ... read more

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • Posted at 12:06 PM
    Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alabama, all ranked among the nation's top 25 college football teams, are going on the road this weekend to play important Southeastern Conference (SEC) league games. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150428/212389LOGO Football fans in North Mississippi who don't make the road trip with their favorite teams will still be able to watch the televised games on a giant-sized jumbotron screen and tailgate with friends and family as part of the C Spire Pigskins in the Park presented by BancorpSouth ... read more
  • Stephen Bye named Chief Technology Officer for C Spire --- RIDGELAND, Miss., Sept. 30, 2015
    Posted at 8:46 AM
    C Spire announced today that Stephen Bye will be joining the executive team of the Mississippi-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company as Chief Technology Officer effective November 1. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150930/272417 "I have known Stephen for many years," said Hu Meena, president and CEO of C Spire, in announcing Bye's addition to the company's senior management ranks. "Stephen makes our management team even stronger and he will be a great cultural fit at C Spire. His technological expertise and leadership ... read more

Monday, September 28, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • Posted at 10:00 PM
    My friend Blake Wilson at the Mississippi Economic Council is fond of saying, "Mississippi is a small state spread over a lot of land." It's a good description. While our population is relatively small, the size of our state is not. And unlike a lot of states, our citizens seem more spread out, in numerous small towns and communities between larger population centers. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150924/270647 Delivering services of many kinds can be economically challenging in sparsely populated areas. In my industry, ... read more

Thursday, September 17, 2015

  • Posted at 7:40 AM
    AT&T is committed to widespread broadband deployment, including serving those who live and work in hard-to-reach and remote areas. Even with the latest technology, in some areas, broadband deployment is not economically viable. To address that problem, in late 2011, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) modernized its Universal Service program to support networks capable of providing broadband and voice services. It created the Connect America Fund (CAF) to expand broadband in rural areas where market forces and economics do not support ... read more

Monday, September 14, 2015

  • Posted at 10:13 AM
    Ole Miss and Mississippi State, considered among the nation's top college football teams, will be going on the road to play important SEC league games next month against Florida and Texas A&M. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150914/266236 Fans in North Mississippi who don't make the road trip with the teams will still be able to watch the televised games on a giant-sized jumbotron screen and tailgate with other fans as part of the "C Spire Pigskins in the Park presented by BancorpSouth" event on Saturday, Oct. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:59 AM
    C Spire today announced pricing, availability and pre-order details for the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, on its LTE+ "born where you live" network. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150913/265994 Consumers can pre-order both new devices online at www.cspire.com/iphone6s and via phone through Customer Telesales at 1.855.CSPIRE4 for pick up at any C Spire retail store beginning at 8:00 a.m. CST on Friday, September 25. All company retail stores will open early and at the same time to help ... read more

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • Posted at 3:51 PM
    C Spire will offer the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, beginning Friday, September 25. Customers can pre-order iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus beginning at 2:00 a.m. CST on Saturday, September 12 at www.cspire.com/iphone6s and via phone through Customer Telesales at 1.855.CSPIRE5. For more information on the iPhone, please visit www.apple.com/iphone. For more information on C Spire products and services, please visit www.cspire.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150428/212389LOGO About C Spire C Spire is a diversified ... read more

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced significant business growth that will bring a total of 500 new career opportunities to its Starkville customer experience center. These jobs include 400 full-time positions and 100 seasonal opportunities, made possible by ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM
    Bomgar, the leader in secure access solutions, today announced the expansion of the Bomgar Secure Cloud platform for its global customer base. Through a partnership with VMware, Bomgar is now offering its leading remote support solution from data centres in Germany to better meet the ... read more

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Posted at 10:31 AM
    Madison County is working to become the first county in Mississippi to bring C Spire's next-generation, lightning fast Fiber to the Home broadband Internet access and related services to residents in some of its unincorporated areas. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150820/259982 Hundreds of residents who live in 22 subdivisions in unincorporated areas of the state's sixth largest and highest per capita income county already have signed up since C Spire launched pre-registration for the game-changing suite of services earlier this month. "We're excited about partnering with C ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    Homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in an eighth area of Clinton this week - helping the city expand eligibility for C Spire's ultra-fast 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home Internet and related Super(TM) HD TV and home phone services. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150820/259976 Municipal leaders and C Spire officials announced today that Clinton's Countrywood-Olde Vineyard fiberhood reached its pre-registration target on Tuesday and now joins the Southern Oaks, Hunter's Ridge-Indian Trails, Cascades, Bruenburg North, Bruenburg South, Lakeridge and Linda Drive-Copper Creek-Pinehaven ... read more

Monday, August 17, 2015

  • AT&T Launches Digital You Program --- JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 17, 2015
    Posted at 12:05 PM
    Digital You is a new, comprehensive AT&T program that offers tools, tips, apps, guidance and community education events for people of all ages and levels of online experience to learn more about how to have a safe and secure online experience. Through Digital You, AT&T has collaborated with prominent national organizations like Common Sense and AARP to increase digital literacy as well as local organizations across the country to assemble and promote expert online safety information in a number of ... read more

Friday, August 14, 2015

  • Posted at 12:56 PM
    C Spire announced plans today to introduce the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S(®) 6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 large display smartphones soon on its 4G LTE(+ )mobile broadband network. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150814/258594 C Spire will disclose exact pricing and retail availability for both advanced smartphone devices in the coming days. Customers should check cspire.com and the company's social media channels for periodic updates and more information on the Galaxy S 6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5's availability and introduction. "The Galaxy Note5 features a groundbreaking ... read more
  • Posted at 8:21 AM
    Bomgar, the leader in secure access solutions, announced today that it’s been named to the 2015 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Bomgar ranked No. 3555 based on a three-year growth rate of 89 percent, marking the seventh consecutive year that Bomgar ... read more

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

  • BitSpray® - The Last Line of Defense --- CANTON, Miss., Aug. 12, 2015
    Posted at 5:04 AM
    After hackers blow through the concrete and Kevlar walls of a datacenter, jump over mile-high firewalls, slither under a legion of tripwires and intrusion detectors, slaughter IPsec, TLS, SSH and everything else blocking their way, and they finally burst into the Queen's Chamber where the crown jewels are stored, what do you think they find? Well, if the jewels are protected using conventional cyber-wisdom, they find and carry off neat little bundles of complete information--crown jewels by any other name.No ... read more

Monday, August 10, 2015

  • Posted at 4:02 PM
    Homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in Madison last week - helping the city qualify its third area for C Spire's ultra-fast 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home Internet access and related services in record time. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150810/257413 Madison's Fontanelle-Ashton Park-Locust Hill fiberhood reached its pre-registration target on Monday, Aug. 3 and now joins the Reunion and Charlestowne-Brisage-Madison Oaks fiberhoods, which qualified in April and June for 100 times faster Internet, Super HD(TM) TV and nationwide home phone service. All ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    The Mississippi State Board of Architecture (MSBOA) has launched a full suite of applications aimed at making all necessary renewals, filings, purchases, and registrations easier for licensees. The mobile friendly application suite features independent sections for Architects, Landscape Architects, and ... read more