C Spire

C Spire completes construction of 225-mile fiber optic cable route along Gulf Coast

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:16pm

C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.

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  • C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.
  • Highways 98 and 45.The latest route also provides fiber backbone to the company's cell sites and resilience and redundancy for the network.
  • "Along with C Spire's other long-haul builds in West Alabama, this new fiber will help to alleviate Alabama's painful lack of accessible long-haul and middle-mile fiber infrastructure."
  • Local business and community economic development leaders praised C Spire's continued fiber expansion in Alabama.

Resilience, reliability of C Spire networks on display as Hurricane Ida makes landfall

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 7:21pm

The firm also has activated its Emergency Response and Crisis Communications plans, which guide the use of company resources and people.

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  • The firm also has activated its Emergency Response and Crisis Communications plans, which guide the use of company resources and people.
  • C Spire takes precautionary steps and puts restoration teams through rigorous training and disaster scenarios and masses equipment and materials to protect critical network facilities and cell sites.
  • C Spire customers should go to cspire.com/wireless to get the latest updates on store hours and operations in storm-impacted areas.
  • This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news .For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire .

On anniversary of devastating storm, C Spire ready for Hurricane Ida in Mississippi

Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 9:16pm

BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the eve of the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Mississippi, C Spire is ready and prepared for Hurricane Ida, which is expected to slam into portions of Louisiana and Mississippi as up to a Category 4 tropical cyclone late Sunday or early Monday.

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  • BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the eve of the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Mississippi, C Spire is ready and prepared for Hurricane Ida, which is expected to slam into portions of Louisiana and Mississippi as up to a Category 4 tropical cyclone late Sunday or early Monday.
  • C Spire technical crews are on call and ready to be deployed to any wireless or fiber facility that experiences service issues or damages from the storm.
  • C Spire also is ready to reduce hours or close retail facilities, if necessary, in any storm-affected areas, officials said.
  • "We're all praying for the best, but preparing for the worst," said Alan Jones, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Development for C Spire.

C Spire starts building 243-mile fiber optic cable route in Mississippi, Alabama

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:07pm

HOMEWOOD, Ala., Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire, following through on its promise to rapidly deploy next- generation technology infrastructure for consumers and businesses, has started construction on a 243-mile-long fiber optic cable route from Meridian, Mississippi to Homewood, Alabama.

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  • HOMEWOOD, Ala., Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire, following through on its promise to rapidly deploy next- generation technology infrastructure for consumers and businesses, has started construction on a 243-mile-long fiber optic cable route from Meridian, Mississippi to Homewood, Alabama.
  • The project, which involves placing conduit, ducting and fiber optic cable underground, will span six counties Lauderdale in Mississippi - and five Alabama counties, including Sumter, Greene, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson and portions of Bibb, along U.S.
  • "High-speed, all-fiber broadband internet service is a game-changer," said Alan Jones, senior vice president of Engineering and Development for C Spire.
  • Local business leaders lauded C Spire's continued fiber expansion in Alabama.

C Spire, Bark Partner to Make Internet a Safer Place for Families, Children

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

Since launching in 2015, Bark has used its innovative and industry-leading software service to protect more than 5.6 million children across the country.

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  • Since launching in 2015, Bark has used its innovative and industry-leading software service to protect more than 5.6 million children across the country.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent switch to virtual and remote learning heightened awareness of the perils of online dangers for children.
  • "While there are many options for parental controls, C Spire chose Bark because it offers meaningful, real-time protection," Meena said.
  • To learn more about Bark or enroll in Bark Jr. or subscribe to the premium Bark service from C Spire, go to www.cspire.com/bark .

C Spire begins pre-orders for new Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 4:26pm

RIDGELAND, Miss., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --C Spire began accepting customer pre-orders today (Wednesday, Aug. 11) for the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G foldable smartphones that will be unveiled on its "Customer Inspired" mobile broadband network later this month.

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  • RIDGELAND, Miss., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --C Spire began accepting customer pre-orders today (Wednesday, Aug. 11) for the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G foldable smartphones that will be unveiled on its "Customer Inspired" mobile broadband network later this month.
  • For a limited time, consumers who pre-order the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G can get up to a $200 Samsung credit and those who pre-order the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G online can get up to $150 in Samsung store credit.
  • C Spire also is offering the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G for just $10 a month with a qualified trade, upgrade or a new line on the Everybody Deals 30-month payment plan.
  • Device pricing for the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G 512GB model is $1,899.99 and $999.99 for the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G 128GB model and $1,049.99 for the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G 256GB model without an agreement or payment plan and comes in phantom black, green, lavender and cream colors.

Mobile Mentor Adds Stuart Cooper as Sales Manager

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Microsoft partner, Mobile Mentor, is pleased to announce the addition of Stuart Cooper as Sales Manager.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Microsoft partner, Mobile Mentor, is pleased to announce the addition of Stuart Cooper as Sales Manager.
  • Cooper joins Mobile Mentor with more than 20 years experience in sales and operations, including nearly a decade selling IT services.
  • Prior to joining Mobile Mentor, he served as a Senior Account Manager at C-Spire, growing Commercial Business for IT End User Services.
  • "We're thrilled with Stuart's commitment to join the Mobile Mentor team," said Denis O'Shea, Mobile Mentor Founder.

C Spire completes Alabama broadband company acquisition and integration

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

C Spire is using the acquisition to accelerate efforts to bring fiber-based, ultra-fast broadband internet access and related services to several cities and towns in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

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  • C Spire is using the acquisition to accelerate efforts to bring fiber-based, ultra-fast broadband internet access and related services to several cities and towns in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
  • Ultimately, C Spire Home is offering its next-generation broadband services to thousands more consumers and businesses, hotels and vacation rentals in the two counties.
  • "Thanks to private companies like C Spire, we hope to connect more Alabamians and boost jobs opportunities and our state's economy."
  • "We're excited that C Spire is partnering with us to help our residents and businesses be more successful."

C Spire Fiber expands availability of ultra-fast Gigabit internet in Greenwood

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:06pm

C Spire Fiber is actively soliciting other Greenwood residents who want more reliable and faster broadband internet service based on the crowdsourcing model, which relies on homeowner demand to drive adoption.

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  • C Spire Fiber is actively soliciting other Greenwood residents who want more reliable and faster broadband internet service based on the crowdsourcing model, which relies on homeowner demand to drive adoption.
  • Consumers can place pre-orders for Gigabit fiber-based internet, Home Protection Plan and digital home phone service at www.cspire.com/fiber .
  • C Spire Fiber has recently been rated as Mississippi's fastest internet service provider by Ookla, the global leader in internet testing-analysis.
  • C Spire Home Services is a division of C Spire, a privately-owned, diversified telecommunications and technology services company driven to deliver the best experiences in wireless, fiber internet, and business IT solutions such as internet, VoIP, cloud and managed services.

C Spire expands service footprint in Alabama with Bessemer warehouse lease

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 11:34pm

The building, in an industrial area in the city of Bessemer, will house employees who work for two divisions C Spire Home and C Spire Business of the Mississippi-based telecommunications and technology services company along with network support, outside plant and supply chain management staff starting next week.

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  • The building, in an industrial area in the city of Bessemer, will house employees who work for two divisions C Spire Home and C Spire Business of the Mississippi-based telecommunications and technology services company along with network support, outside plant and supply chain management staff starting next week.
  • Bessemer will serve as a hub for C Spire's expansion plans in Birmingham area markets, including Pelham, Alabaster, Helena, Jasper, Trussville and Northport as well as Tuscaloosa in central Alabama.
  • The company already operates a similar facility in Tillman's Corner in Mobile County that serves the southern part of the state.
  • "C Spire is a world-class telecommunications company and is dedicated to providing the highest quality technology products and services to the people of Alabama," said Ben Moncrief, managing director of Alabama and senior vice president of Strategic Relations.