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Network Update: Philadelphia sees major enhancements to coverage, capacity

By: C Spire on May 17, 2024 4:09:08 PM

Major upgrades to C Spire’s wireless network have doubled cellular speeds in Philadelphia, Mississippi, the home of the Congress of Country Music, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, and 7,000 permanent residents.

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Summer Activity: Getting your kids started with smartphone photography

By: Jim Beaugez on May 17, 2024 10:37:00 AM

Taking a photograph is as easy as picking up a smartphone these days. But there’s so much more possibility waiting inside your camera app.

This summer, you and your kids can discover a whole world of creativity, self-expression and storytelling by exploring your device’s smartphone capabilities and experimenting with photo subjects and locations.

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What would a ban on cell phones in schools mean for parents and kids?

By: Jim Beaugez on May 10, 2024 2:46:46 PM

Mobile devices have become a mainstay of education in recent years, with schools adopting digital-first approaches to learning across the grade spectrum. These policies are having positive effects, too, by bridging the digital divide and preparing students for a digital world.

But when devices like cell phones are not used for educational purposes, the impacts are quite the opposite — they can easily distract students from their studies and result in lower grades. About two-thirds of U.S. students find them distracting, and their use results in a decrease in long-term information retention equivalent to half a letter grade.

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Network Update: Enhanced cell coverage and capacity in Golden Triangle

By: C Spire on May 8, 2024 3:57:15 PM

C Spire network technicians have been busy bolstering cell coverage and capacity in the Golden Triangle region of east-central Mississippi.

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DYK? Fiber powers our home internet — and our wireless network

By: C Spire on May 6, 2024 11:21:26 AM

Our vast fiber network helps us bring faster speeds and more reliability than ever to home internet. But did you know it’s also a major factor in our ever-expanding wireless network?

That’s right — the same robust fiber infrastructure spanning three states and sending our internet speeds into the stratosphere also connects our wireless towers. And it’s continually growing larger and stronger.

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Network Update: Hurley and Jackson County get enhanced cell coverage

By: C Spire on May 2, 2024 6:06:52 PM

A major educational center and the surrounding community of Hurley in Jackson County are seeing stronger cellular coverage and capacity thanks to new enhancements to the C Spire network in the area.

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