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Christina Southern

Christina Southern
Christina Southern is the Content Development Strategist for C Spire. Prior to working in marketing, she was a journalist and editor.
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VoIP Providers are Failing Clients. Here’s How.

By: Christina Southern on Jul 18, 2019 2:15:13 PM

Internet-based phone service sounded like the perfect solution for companies wanting feature-rich telecommunications a few years ago. But as many soon discover, VoIP can be a letdown. To be more precise, VoIP providers who don’t deliver on their promises are a letdown. I talked with Risher Robertson, an IT industry expert with 10 years of experience, to better understand the problems businesses with bad VoIP providers face. Here’s what he had to say:   

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Topics: voip, Customer Experience

Stay in the Loop with the Rural Broadband Consortium’s New Webpage

By: Christina Southern on Jul 17, 2019 2:53:54 PM

The C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium webpage is here! Now you can more easily follow the group’s research and testing efforts. The consortium is a partnership between C Spire, Microsoft, Siklu, Airspan and Nokia, researching how high-speed internet can affordably be brought to rural America.

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Topics: TekLinks + C Spire, Really Rural Consortium, TechMVMT, IT Risks

CEO Shares Passion for Bringing Computer Science Education to Mississippi Students

By: Christina Southern on Jul 12, 2019 3:33:42 PM

CEO Hu Meena poignantly shared in a Northside Sun editorial the vision C Spire holds for Mississippi building a skilled computer science workforce that will lead the way in the digital economy. C Spire is actively working with Mississippi school leaders on this TechMVMT initiative, so keep an eye on our blog for updates in the coming months.

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Topics: C Spire News, TechMVMT

We Are C Spire: Solutions Engineer Charley King

By: Christina Southern on Jul 9, 2019 10:48:41 AM

If five months seems like a surprising amount of time for a technology company to develop a customized IT solution for a prospective client, well, you’re right. Five months is uncommon. And the Solution Engineer who prepared it is no typical engineer.

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Topics: employee, C Spire News, #WeAreCspire

Customer-Inspired IT. Happier Customers.

By: Christina Southern on Jun 18, 2019 9:28:48 AM

C Spire Business doesn’t just provide managed IT services to companies. Our customer inspired approach means that no matter where an organization is on its IT journey, we partner with them to empower growth and business success. Here are a couple of stories of how we did just that:

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Topics: success stories, IT Risks

We Are C Spire: System Analyst Jeana Smith

By: Christina Southern on Jun 10, 2019 8:02:12 AM

C Spire System Analyst Jeana Smith is known for being smart and efficient.

Not too long ago, she tackled the tedious task of pulling a bunch of data together for an extensive research report. And she did it in typical Jeana fashion.
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Topics: employee, C Spire News, #WeAreCspire


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