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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?

First of all, it means that bringing broadband to non-city-dwellers is complex.  Second, it means that this group of companies is working together to find new and better ways to solve this problem. 

The Consortium's efforts are part of the broader C Spire Tech Movement initiative, which is committed to moving communities forward through technology with a focus on broadband access, workforce development and innovation.

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Topics: Really Rural Consortium, TechMVMT

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

By: C Spire Staff 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: C Spire News, community, TechMVMT

Expertise Earns C Spire Business No. 1 Ranking Among the World's Top Healthcare MSPs

By: Christina Southern on May 2, 2019 10:26:51 AM

ChannelE2E's annual ranking of the world's top managed services providers (MSPs) has named C Spire Business the global leader in the healthcare industry.

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Topics: awards, Healthcare, managed services company

Thanks for Making Bytes & Bites 2019 a Success!

By: C Spire Staff on Apr 24, 2019 11:08:09 AM

It was a year of firsts at Bytes & Bites 2019. We're sending a huge thank you to the hundreds of business and IT professionals who packed our new location at the beautiful Vulcan Park and heard our first internationally known keynote speaker, former White House CIO Theresa Payton on April 18.

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Topics: event, cybersecurity

Healthcare Leads Industries for Cybersecurity Attacks in 2018. And It's Only Going to Get Worse.

By: Christina Southern on Apr 16, 2019 7:07:48 AM

A new study reports that healthcare was the No. 1 industry for cybersecurity breaches in 2018. BakerHostetler's latest Data Security Incident Response Report shows that phishing attacks were the leading cause of breaches, making up 37 percent across all industries.

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Bytes & Bites is Thursday! Here are Important Details for Parking, the App, and Door Prizes

By: C Spire Staff on Apr 15, 2019 2:11:10 PM

With Bytes & Bites 2019 quickly approaching, we have important details to pass along. Here’s all the info you need to know to join C Spire at our annual technology solution summit in Birmingham:

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Topics: event, C Spire News


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