Christina Southern

Christina Southern is a content strategist for C Spire. Contact her at

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A Success Story: Ward Mechanical Equipment

By: Christina Southern on Dec 1, 2021 11:37:00 AM

“Times have changed - communication has changed,” says Devere McLennan, co-owner of Ward Mechanical Equipment. “Business has sped up dramatically.”

As one of Mississippi’s largest HVAC product suppliers, the growing company needed an IT partner that would reduce the amount of time they spent trying to get their technology and communication tools to work.

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Topics: Videos, Fiber internet for businesss

What business problems can fiber internet solve?

By: Christina Southern on Nov 3, 2021 11:15:00 AM

When you need immediate and reliable access to your tools and data, there's no time to wait on slow, buffering internet. Unfortunately, internet access continues to be one of the top reasons for business downtime.

What’s the fix? Fiber internet.

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When installed correctly, fiber provides 99.999% uptime. It’s reliability, high bandwidth and symmetric upload and download speeds make it highly valuable to companies working in the cloud and with remote workforces.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss

Why fiber? When your internet is terrible, so is everything else.

By: Christina Southern on Oct 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Lagging VoIP calls? Dropped video meetings? Can’t access your cloud tools?
When your internet connection is terrible, so is everything else.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss

What is fiber internet for business, and is it really better than cable?

By: Christina Southern on Oct 11, 2021 1:30:00 PM

Long, thin strands of pure glass about the size of a human hair are the foundation of the world’s fastest internet, capable of connection speeds and bandwidth that is 300 times faster than traditional internet. When bundled together, these strands create a cable that allows information to travel through them in a beam of light over long distances.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss, Business internet

When should your business switch to fiber internet?

By: Christina Southern on Oct 27, 2020 3:10:37 PM

Knowing when it’s time to move from cable to fiber internet isn’t always straightforward. Slow, lagging internet can feel normal when cable speeds are all you’ve known.

The fiber switch

Cable was fine for your business early on. You mostly used it for email, web browsing and a few office apps. But not anymore. Your business has grown, and so has the demand on your internet. If you’re experiencing slow file transfer speeds, spotty VoIP service and lagging conference calls, it’s likely because your old connection can’t keep up.

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Topics: What is fiber internet?, Fiber internet for businesss, Kirk Herbstreit

Looking for an IT provider? A self-service portal is a must.

By: Christina Southern on Sep 29, 2020 5:37:06 AM

No one wants to make a call for help when they can quickly get results with a self-service portal. In the IT world, a do-it-yourself account management portal allows you to quickly add services or products, make bill payments, submit and track support tickets and check your billing history. All without leaving your desk.  

If you’re in the market for an IT provider, a self-service portal should be at the top of you must-haves list.

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Topics: VoIP, My C Spire Business portal, Self-service portal

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