ENP Newswire - 23 August 2013
Release date- 16082013 - Batesville, Miss. - C Spire Wireless launched the next generation of mobile broadband in Batesville today with the activation of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution (LTE) service offering consumers and businesses faster data speeds and advanced capabilities on its network.
The company's 4G LTE launch in the Panola County town means customers can now enjoy the fastest wireless experience available to download apps and game faster, open files almost instantly, do real-time video chat, surf the mobile web and stream movies, music and video at speeds up to 10 times faster than before.
'We're pleased that local businesses and consumers in Batesville now have ready access to the next generation of mobile broadband services,' said John Hopkins, regional manager of retail services for C Spire Wireless. 'This technology will improve opportunities for taking care of business on-the-go and carrying out numerous mobile tasks at a pace that's significantly faster than consumers have ever experienced before on a wireless network.'
C Spire Has Rolled Out 4G LTE Services in 42 Mississippi Markets Since September 2012
Batesville is one of 42 Mississippi markets that have received C Spire's advanced 4G LTE services since September 2012. All of the markets with 4G LTE service are part of a multi-million dollar investment to bring the next generation of high-speed technology to customers.
The company plans to continue to introduce the services in 71 cities and 51 counties this year covering a population of 496,000 across the state. When the latest phase is completed in November, 4G LTE service will be available to six out of every 10 consumers and businesses in Mississippi.
'We're proud of our launch of 4G LTE services in Batesville, but we're even more excited about continuing to contribute to the economic development of this region,' Hopkins said, noting that the company has invested millions of dollars to expand its network and give Batesville and Panola County businesses and consumers the best personalized wireless experience available.
Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey lauded C Spire for its decision to invest in the region. 'Introduction of C Spire's 4G LTE mobile broadband services is good news for the city of Batesville and Panola County. We appreciate the company's decision to make us one of the first communities in 2013 to receive this exciting service,' Autrey said. 'This announcement reinforces C Spire's commitment to providing our residents and businesses with access to the latest wireless technology.'