C Spire launches 4G LTE mobile broadband services in Waynesboro - WDAM - TV 7 - News, Weather and Sports

C Spire launches 4G LTE mobile broadband services in Waynesboro

Posted: Updated:
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

This is a news release from C Spire

Waynesboro, Miss. (January 7, 2014) – C Spire Wireless launched the next generation of mobile broadband services in Waynesboro with the activation Monday night of its 4G (Fourth Generation) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network offering consumers and businesses faster data speeds and advanced capabilities on the nation's only customer inspired network.

The company's 4G LTE launch in the Wayne 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 Waynesboro now have ready access to the next generation of mobile broadband services," said Stephanie Brady, regional manager of retail services for C Spire.  "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 52 Mississippi Markets Since September 2012

Waynesboro is one of 52 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 the company's 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 covering a population of 496,000 across the state.  When the latest phase is completed in 2014, 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 Waynesboro, but we're even more excited about continuing to contribute to the economic development of this region," Brady said, noting that the company launched 4G LTE service in 37 other markets in 2012 and 13 others last year.  C Spire has invested millions of dollars to expand its network and give Waynesboro and Wayne County businesses and consumers the best personalized wireless experience available.

Waynesboro Mayor Richard Johnson lauded C Spire for its decision to invest in the region and make his city one of the early markets to receive 4G LTE mobile broadband services in 2014.  "We're looking forward to seeing the benefits of C Spire's expansion of 4G LTE services in Waynesboro and Wayne County," Johnson said.  "We appreciate the work C Spire is doing to ensure that more people have access to faster wireless data speeds."

Local business leaders echoed Mayor Johnson's praise of the wireless provider's decision to select Waynesboro as one of the first markets to receive 4G LTE mobile broadband services infrastructure this year.  "C Spire's efforts to expand its 4G LTE services in Waynesboro and the surrounding area will make our businesses more competitive and provide better services to residents in the region," said Sean Dunlap, executive director of the Wayne County Economic Development District.  "Provision of advanced high-speed wireless data and the services and applications it supports are increasingly important to both business and consumers.  We appreciate the work C Spire is doing to extend the benefits of expanded broadband access to businesses that rely heavily on wireless technology for growth."

4G LTE Devices, Solutions and Plans

C Spire customers can choose from a wide variety 4G LTE smartphone and connected devices to experience the nation's only customer inspired 4G LTE network.  Devices include the iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and III, the Moto X, HTC One, LG F7, the Franklin Wireless 2-in-1 smart USB modem and mobile hotspot and a C Spire branded mobile hotspot. All of the devices are available in company retail stores or online at www.cspire.com.   

C Spire products and services get even better and faster with 4G LTE network

The company powers its fast 3G and 4G LTE networks with extensive optical fiber infrastructure, offering plans with the industry's best unlimited and shared elements, products and services with key customer-inspired features, the only customer loyalty rewards program of its kind and world-class customer service and support. 

 "4G LTE is the next generation of high-speed mobile broadband services from C Spire that allow you to experience our network, our products and services and our passionate focus on superior customer care faster than ever before," Brady said. "Basically with 4G LTE, everything you love about our network and your favorite ways to use your smartphone are even faster now."

For more information or updates about C Spire's 4G LTE launch schedule, device availability, pricing and plans, go to www.cspire.com/4g