Aug 2014

How Google’s ‘Fiberhood’ Strategy Is Spreading

From: Wall Street Journal (August 22, 2014) In Mississippi, a private company called C Spire is adhering to Google’s approach even more closely than other providers. First, C Spire slices towns into “fiberhoods” — the same term Google uses for the small neighborhoods it targets. Then it goes door to door preregistering homes for its […]
General | News Room | Aug 19

MDA to Lead Business Development Mission to Mexico

Jackson, Miss. (August 19, 2014) – Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a multi-industry business development mission to Mexico from Nov. 2-8, 2014. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi businesses that want to expand trade and create new business relationships with qualified buyers in the region, […]

Philips Lighting Expanding Operations in Tupelo

Tupelo, Miss. (August 7, 2014) — Officials from Philips Lighting announced today the company will be expanding operations at its facility in Tupelo, Miss. The project represents a $2 million investment, and it will allow the company to retain the facility’s existing employees and create 50 new jobs. Philips Lighting, leading global manufacturer of lighting […]