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C Spire Doubles Power, Bandwidth of 4G LTE+ Network

cspire tower 4g release photoC Spire, whose wireless unit is one of the nation’s leading mobile service providers, recently announced that it has doubled the bandwidth and power throughout much of its 4G LTE+ network, resulting in faster peak speeds and better overall coverage for consumers.

The telecom and technology services company, which operates the nation’s largest privately held wireless communications unit, said its “Covered in Blue” network enhancement and expansion initiative has improved average mobile broadband speeds for consumers by 71 percent, rivaling speeds offered by many fixed broadband Internet service providers.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Begins Fabrication of Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)

Ima Black reacts after starting a plasma cutter machine at Ingalls Shipbuilding, officially beginning construction of the Arleigh Burke-class…

Entergy Mississippi's MISO Membership Produces Millions in Savings for Customers

(From left) MSPS Commissioner Brandon Presley Entergy MS President & CEO Haley Fisackerly, and MPSC Chairman Lynn Posey jointly announced millions…

Mississippi Officials Celebrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at MSU

Looking at a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle are (from left) MSU President Mark E. Keenum, Vice President for Research and Economic Development David Shaw,…

Jackson Businessman LeRoy G. Walker, Jr. Named 100 Black Men of America's 2015 Mentor of the Year

LeRoy G. Walker, Jr. (center) was recently honored as 2015 Mentor of the Year.

Mr. LeRoy G. Walker, one of the founding members of 100 Black Men of…

Leadership Mississippi Class Learns About Economic Development in Tupelo

Leadership Mississippi recently held its session focusing on economic development in Tupelo on on June 11 & 12.

MEC PowerPlay Draws 2,300 Leaders to Jackson Convention Complex

UPS CEO David Abney and Coach Ken Carter, inspiration for the movie Coach Carter, drew over 2,300 statewide elected officials and business and…

ISA TanTec Opens First U.S. Leather Tannery Operations in Vicksburg

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from ISA TanTec gathered recently for the grand opening of the company’s first U.S. leather tannery in Vicksburg. The…

Gov. Bryant Signs Investment Bill for Ingalls Shipbuilding's "Shipyard of the Future" Project

Gov. Phil Bryant (third from left) participates in the ceremonial signing of the “Shipyard of the Future” bill at Ingalls Shipbuilding, along with…

Dr. Glenn Boyce Named Commissioner of Higher Education

BoyceThe Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning appointed Dr. Glenn Boyce, Associate Commissioner of Academic Affairs at the…

Jack Reed, Sr. Awarded Honorary Doctor of Public Service from Millsaps College

Jack Reed, Sr.Jack Reed, Sr., former MEC Chair and Chairman of R.W. Reed Co., was recently honored at the 2015 graduation ceremonies of Millsaps…

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