C Spire Names LTE Markets for September Launch
C Spire Wireless today announced a selection of 20 markets across the state of Mississippi that will have access to LTE 4G services starting later this year. C Spire said the company plans to cover 1.2 million POPs over 2,700 square miles with more than 360 cell sites across Mississippi. Some of the markets to be covered include the Jackson metro area, the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and the cities of Brookhaven, Columbia, Natchez, Petal, Hattiesburg, McComb and Lucedale; Oxford, Tupelo, Corinth, New Albany, Pontotoc, Booneville, Starkville, Columbus and West Point; Yazoo City, Cleveland, Greenville, Greenwood and Clarksdale; and Meridian and parts of Lauderdale County. C Spire said its LTE service will offer speeds that are 10 times faster (4 - 12Mbps down) than its current 3G offerings. C Spire is targeting a launch in September.
C Spire Boosts WiFi Hotspot Access for iPhones
C Spire Wireless today expanded its WiFi On service to iOS devices, allowing its iPhone customers to more easily connect to some 20 million WiFi hotspots around the country. The WiFi On app is already available to Android handsets.
C Spire Looking to Nab 700MHz Spectrum
C Spire Wireless is hoping to buy some Lower 700 MHz C Block spectrum from Waller Wireless. The companies recently filed the request with the FCC.
C Spire Matches Competition on Pricing for Families
C Spire Wireless today rolled out new shared plans that bring its offering in line with those of its competitors. The new plan provides four lines with unlimited voice, text, and 10GB of shared data for $160 a month.
C Spire Makes Its Rollover Data Shareable
C Spire today expanded the rollover data plans it debuted in November to include its larger shareable data buckets. Beginning Jan.