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Back to school in the virtual world: Tips to improve distance learning.

By: Nikki Sneed on Aug 24, 2020 2:12:09 PM

"Ten minutes … "

"Five minutes ... "

This is the sound of school resuming at households around Mississippi this week as students return to the classroom — the virtual classroom, that is. Thousands of students across the state are joining their classmates virtually, relying on their home internet connection like never before.

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Topics: C Spire Fiber, mesh wifi

Discovering fiber’s hidden value

By: C Spire on Aug 17, 2020 8:49:53 AM

High-speed fiber internet is more valuable than you know.

On average, it can add 3.1% to your home value, according to this study by the University of Colorado. However, the greatest value fiber speeds bring to homes is the ability to connect you at lightning speed to streaming entertainment and real-time gaming in ways never experienced before.

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Topics: What is fiber internet?, C Spire Fiber

What is fiber internet, and is it really better?

By: Christina Southern on Aug 3, 2020 9:42:00 AM

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 of 10 times faster than regular cable. 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: What is fiber internet?, C Spire Fiber

Best free streaming TV apps

By: Rob Rubinoff on Jul 15, 2020 3:32:00 PM

Looking for a way to stay up to date with the latest news, or looking for some new entertainment options for you and your family while you’re stuck at home? There are now several options available to access streaming services for free or as part of a free trial.

Here are our picks for the best free streaming TV apps for you to discover.

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Topics: C Spire Fiber

How to choose a video streaming app

By: Jim Beaugez on Apr 7, 2020 10:55:21 AM

Just a decade ago, streaming entertainment was still a novelty. Now, major players like Netflix have completely changed the way we consume media.

Instead of watching live TV or buying DVDs of our favorite TV shows and movies, many of us stream content from hundreds of platforms on a variety of screens. We binge-watch and consume a season’s worth of episodes, or a movie franchise, in single a weekend.

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Topics: C Spire Fiber, Truth About TV Prospects

Top 3 streaming devices for binge watching

By: Jim Beaugez on Mar 26, 2020 10:44:56 AM

It’s official: watching TV and movies is our favorite national distraction.

More than a quarter of entertainment hours in 2018 were spent watching television shows and movies. That’s as much time as we spent with music and video games combined. Reading books and other offline activities made up the remainder of the list.

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Topics: C Spire Fiber, Streaming TV, Truth About TV Prospects

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