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Explore the Options That Could Bring Broadband to Rural Mississippi

By: C Spire Staff on Aug 29, 2019 3:12:23 PM

The C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium has published a new white paper, Broadband Technology Options, outlining several technology options for bringing broadband to rural communities.

These rural environments vary greatly from flat treeless farmland to small tightly-knit towns nestled in the mountains.
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Topics: C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium, TechMVMT

Let’s Build Mississippi’s Future Through Tech & Education

By: C Spire Staff on Aug 15, 2019 9:32:43 AM

Technology connects families separated by thousands of miles. It dramatically advances the healthcare industry with mind-boggling high-tech procedures (think remote surgeries by specialists) and significantly reduces medical mistakes. We live safer, more organized, and highly informed lives because of technology. 

With these advancements brings an immense need for a well-equipped technical workforce. However, the depth of this demand is not reflected in most Mississippi high schools.

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Topics: community, TechMVMT

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, C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium, TechMVMT, IT Risks

Mississippi's Rural Digital Divide Is About More Than a Lack of Technology

By: Ivy Kelly on May 20, 2019 9:33:35 AM

Earlier this year, C Spire announced the formation of the C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium with four technology companies - Nokia, Microsoft, Airspan Networks, and Siklu - to study solutions for bringing broadband connectivity to rural areas. So, what does that mean?

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Topics: C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium, TechMVMT

C Spire Leads Consortium in Advocating for New Technology in Rural Mississippi

By: Christina Southern on May 3, 2019 12:01:22 PM

"Mississippi’s rural counties lose millions of dollars a year in deferred economic benefits due to a lack of technology and slow internet speeds," says Ivy Kelly, C Spire Technology Strategist. That's why
C Spire has united with four fellow technology powerhouses to scout options to reduce the broadband digital divide in these areas.

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Topics: community, TechMVMT


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