New C Spire Wireless Cell Site Helps Lakeland Consumers and BusinessesExperience Improved Network Coverage and Mobile Broadband Service
Expansion Offers Faster Internet Connections, New and Improved High-Speed Data Services and Access to Multimedia Applications for Consumers and Businesses
Lakeland, Tenn. (July 23, 2013) – Calling, downloading apps and surfing the mobile web on the C Spire Wireless network just got easier and faster for consumers and businesses in northeastern Shelby County - thanks to activation of a new cell site in the city of Lakeland.
The site improves wireless coverage and capacity in a mostly residential area of the city of Lakeland just east of Wolfchase Galleria regional shopping mall along with some businesses east of Interstate 40 and south of State Route 64 near the Colonial Country Club and north of the road along the Stone Bridge Golf Course.
With the improved coverage, capacity expansion and expanded availability of 3G service in the area, consumers and businesses in the enhanced areas should experience faster uploads and downloads and gain access to new and expanded voice and mobile high-speed data services, including mobile video telephony, high-quality music and other multimedia applications, according to David Smith, vice president of Network Engineering for C Spire Wireless.
“Wireless devices are only as good as the network on which they work, which is why we’re aggressively expanding our advanced mobile broadband coverage,” Smith said. “We want consumers and businesses to have the best possible wireless experience, whether they’re making a phone call, sending a text message, sharing videos and photos, checking the latest scores or making their business mobile.”
C Spire has one of the highest smartphone penetration rates in the U.S. wireless industry at nearly 70 percent and Smith said the network upgrade is part of the company’s ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation’s only personalized wireless network.
“Our network has long had the reputation as being the one you can count on,” Smith said. “With smartphones, tablets and other mobile communications devices driving unprecedented demand for wireless access everywhere, we’re continuing to invest and expand our network to meet those needs and ensure an advanced broadband experience for everyone.”
Expanded mobile broadband coverage enables consumers and businesses using smartphones, tablets and other mobile communications devices to:
- Download and use apps, ranging from social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter to GPS-enabled Google maps
- Rapidly browse the mobile web to access news, sports, stock quotes, entertainment news and other information
- Work remotely with file sharing
- Download and play music from a variety of genres
- Send and receive emails to friends, family and co-workers with picture and video attachments
- Download and play games
- Stream video and customized radio stations like Pandora and Slacker Radio
“Our network is built for data,” Smith said. The company intends to continue to aggressively invest in its wireless network to increase coverage, capacity and speed, he added.
For more information on C Spire’s advanced mobile broadband network and services and updates on new cell site activations, go to www.cspire.com/network.
About C Spire Wireless
C Spire Wireless is a diversified wireless communications company passionately committed to helping customers by personalizing wireless services designed just for them. The company is the first wireless provider in the U.S. to personalize customers’ experience by offering apps that fit who they are, services that anticipate their needs, and rewards for using their phone in new ways – all with seamless ease and at amazingly fast speeds. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire Wireless and its products and services, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire or Google + or www.pinterest.com/cspirewireless