C Spire 5G Fixed Wireless Test to Feature 3.65 GHz Spectrum

C Spire plans to test new 5G fixed wireless technology at their Ridgeland, Miss. headquarters tomorrow, with FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr in attendance. The C Spire 5G fixed wireless test will feature patented technology from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Cohere Technologies. Cohere’s turboConnect fixed wireless access...Learn More

Exec Details C Spire Electric Utility Partnership to Build Fiber Network

A C Spire electric utility company partnership announced today aims to bring more than 300 miles of fiber to remote areas of Mississippi. The partnership with Entergy Mississippi calls for C Spire to build and own the network, with Entergy contributing construction costs, explained C...Learn More

C Spire Gains Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Silver Partner Designation

RIDGELAND, Miss., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — C Spire Business is ramping up its support for business owners by deepening its relationship with Microsoft and boosting opportunities to take advantage of cloud-based solutions offered through Microsoft Office 365 from C Spire, its suite of flexible, secure business tools that...Learn More

C Spire Fixed Wireless Launch: Five-Mile Range Using Unlicensed Spectrum

C Spire today launched fixed wireless service at speeds up to 100 Mbps in 40 markets in the company’s home state of Mississippi. C Spire fixed wireless service will be available to consumers in 22 markets and to businesses in all 40 markets, supporting speeds...Learn More

NCTC, MobiTV Deal to Test Consumer Appetite for App Based Pay-TV

A new NCTC, MobiTV deal, announced today, will help shape an ongoing debate about the future of pay-TV. Is that future based on a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) app model, or will customers continue to opt for the status-quo operator provided set-top-box (STB) scenario? The National Cable...Learn More

C Spire Gigabit is Focus of Tech Movement Initiative

C Spire gigabit services are a focal point of their Tech Movement initiative, which will get its start in Tupelo, Miss. C Spire kicked off the initiative this week with meetings between Tupelo, Miss. business owners, Mayor Jason Shelton and C Spire executives. Tupelo is...Learn More

C Spire Fixed Wireless Era Begins, Aims to Connect 200K with ‘Wireless Fiber’

Regional broadband provider C Spire announced an ambitious broadband plan that will dramatically increase their broadband base throughout Mississippi. The C Spire fixed wireless program is key to the broader C Spire Tech Movement which has a goal of reaching an additional 250K subscribers with...Learn More

Nokia Analytics to Underlie C Spire Smart City Trial

A C Spire smart city trial in Ridgeland, Mississippi will include smart lighting and traffic analytics with the goal of saving costs, improving quality of life and enhancing economic development opportunities, the carrier said today. C Spire is partnering with Nokia to provide connectivity, services...Learn More

New C Spire TV Eliminates the Set-Top-Box, Moves to TV App Model

Regional operator C Spire has launched a new app based TV service, C Spire TV, which leverages third party streaming devices as a replacement for set-top-boxes. C Spire has been working on this evolution for over a year and announced its commercial launch last week....Learn More

C Spire LTE Now Supports Peak Mobile Download Speeds of up to 100 Mbps

New enhancements to the C Spire LTE network have the regional wireless provider talking peak speed capabilities of up to 100 Mbps, up from the current 5 to 12 Mbps. C Spire, the nation’s sixth largest wireless carrier began the enhancements in March. The new...Learn More

C Spire Delivers Wireless Network Broadband Boost with Maximum Range LTE

RIDGELAND, Miss., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — C Spire, whose wireless unit is one of the nation’s leading mobile service providers, announced today that it has expanded coverage for much of its 4G LTE network as it nears completion of the latest phase of its new...Learn More

C Spire Charts Pay-TV BYOD Strategy, Ditching the Set-Top-Box

A new C Spire initiative features a pay-TV BYOD strategy that helps highlight a rapidly evolving video business marketplace. C Spire will deliver their IPTV service, including their linear channel line-up, to IP-enabled devices provided by end customers, removing the need for a traditional set-top-box...Learn More

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