Month: August 2016

C Spire Claims Top Spot for Speed

C Spire Claims Top Spot for Speed

From the Hattiesburg American:

C Spire has claimed the top spot as Mississippi’s fastest fixed broadband Internet service provider (ISP) for the second year in a row, according to a new report by Seattle-based Ookla, the worldwide leader in broadband Internet connection testing and performance metrics.

Check out the full article over on the Hattiesburg American website

C Spire Fiber TV is an SEC Lover’s Dream

C Spire Fiber TV is an SEC Lover’s Dream

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference joined forces to create The SEC Network. This channel serves fans of arguably the nation’s top NCAA sports conference – the SEC.

The Fans

  • 30.4 million Americans name an SEC team as their favorite team
  • SEC fans make sports a priority
  • Four of the five highest-rated college football games of 2013 were SEC match ups

The Brand

  • #1 region in the country for college football (SEC territory) — has more avid college football fans than avid NFL fans
  • 14 of the Top 20 college football markets are in states that have SEC teams
  • 7 of the eight past BCS National Champions are in the SEC
  • #1 rated college football conference across ESPN’s networks
  • 4 of the past six College World Series champions have come from the SEC
  • 20 of the past twenty-five NCAA track & field champions are current SEC schools

TV Content

Live

  • 45 Football Games
  • 100 Men’s Basketball Games
  • 60 Women’s Basketball Games
  • 75 Baseball Games
  • 50 Softball Games
  • 40 Volleyball Games
  • 25 Women’s Soccer Games
  • Exclusive coverage of other SEC Men’s and Women’s sports, including softball, track & field, volleyball and soccer
  • 1000 live events (450 linear/550 digital)

Other Programming

  • SEC Now — Daily live studio program featuring hosts Dari Nowkah and Maria Taylor, discussing all the SEC news of the day
  • SEC Nation — Host Joe Tessitore is joined by Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears, and Paul Finebaum on a different SEC campus each week for this two hour traveling pregame show with game previews, highlights, features and the sights and sounds of gameday in the SEC
  • The Paul Finebaum Show — A daily four-hour radio show, ESPN Radio’s Paul Finebaum shares compelling opinions on SEC football through a deep knowledge of the conference and interaction with passionate callers that have followed him for years
  • SEC Storied — A features series from ESPN Films exploring the rich athletic history of the SEC’s recent and more distant past
  • SEC Rewind — Classic games featuring SEC teams, including past BCS Championship games, past SEC Championship games, and classic regular season and Bowl games

WatchESPN Access

SEC Network programming is available to all C Spire Fiber TV customers via the WatchESPN app. When prompted, select C Spire as your TV provider and then enter in your cspire.com username and password to access.

The Angry Birds Take Flight On C Spire Fiber TV Video On Demand

The Angry Birds Take Flight On C Spire Fiber TV Video On Demand

The Angry Birds Movie is now available on C Spire Fiber TV Video On Demand!. Order this and thousands of other titles using your remote.

The universe of Angry Birds was once limited to your smartphone and tablet. But through the miracle of computer-generated imagery and Hollywood’s unyielding penchant for box office success, we now have access to these loveable avians via the TV!

Film Synopsis (via Sony Pictures Entertainment):

The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis, We’re the Millers, Horrible Bosses), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad in his first animated role since Frozen), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride, This is the End, Eastbound and Down) have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Featuring a hilarious, all-star voice cast that includes

  • Bill Hader (Trainwreck, Inside Out)
  • Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids, Sisters)
  • Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
  • Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters)
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele)
  • Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development)
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Ike Barinholtz (Neighbors, Sisters)
  • Hannibal Buress (Daddy’s Home, Broad City)
  • Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street)
  • Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black)
  • Latin music sensation Romeo Santos
  • YouTube stars Smosh (Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla)
  • Blake Shelton, who writes and performs the original song “Friends”
We’re Making C Spire Fiber Bill Payment Easy

We’re Making C Spire Fiber Bill Payment Easy

We know that nobody is ever really excited to pay a bill. So we’re not going to try and make this article sound like it’s as fun as a trip to Disney. But we do want to let you know that we’re making paying your bill as easy as we can across a wide variety of methods. That’s Customer Inspired!

Continue reading “We’re Making C Spire Fiber Bill Payment Easy”

Introducing C Spire TV

Introducing C Spire TV

Attention TV lovers: C Spire TV is coming and it’s going to be awesome. How do we know? Because it’s being designed and developed from the ground up based upon feedback and input from you, our customers.

Continue reading “Introducing C Spire TV”

Catch a Thrill Ride with Ryan Gosling & Russell Crowe in The Nice Guys

Catch a Thrill Ride with Ryan Gosling & Russell Crowe in The Nice Guys

Rotten Tomatoes Consensus: The Nice Guys hearkens back to the buddy comedies of a bygone era while adding something extra courtesy of a knowing script and the irresistible chemistry of its leads.

Film Synopsis: Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck private eye in 1977 Los Angeles. Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a hired enforcer who hurts people for a living. Fate turns them into unlikely partners after a young woman named Amelia (Margaret Qualley) mysteriously disappears. Healy and March soon learn the hard way that some dangerous people are also looking for Amelia. Their investigation takes them to dark places as anyone else who gets involved in the case seems to wind up dead.

The Nice Guys is rated R and is not recommended for children under the age of 17. The Nice Guys is available starting today on C Spire Fiber TV Video on Demand.

Stream Your Favorite Discovery Networks Shows with C Spire Fiber TV

Stream Your Favorite Discovery Networks Shows with C Spire Fiber TV

Watch full episodes and stream live TV from each of the following networks anytime, anywhere. It’s FREE with your TV subscription.*

  • Discovery GO  – Discovery illustrates the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS, Android and Apple TV.
  • TLC GO – TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programs that feature fascinating families, heartwarming transformations and life’s milestone moments. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS, Android and Apple TV.
  • Animal Planet GO – Animal Planet immerses viewers in the full range of the animal kingdom, tapping into the instincts that drive us with stories and characters that resonate with the human condition. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS, Android and Apple TV.
  • Investigation Discovery GO – From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS, Android and Apple TV.
  • Discovery Life GO – Discovery Life brings viewers a kaleidoscope of human emotions and experiences through the true stories of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS and Android.
  • Science GO – Guided by curiosity, Science Channel looks for innovation in mysterious new worlds as well as our own backyards. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS, Android and Apple TV.
  • Velocity GO – Velocity offers the highest quality real world action, adventure, lifestyle, travel and vehicle themed entertainment. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS and Android.
  • AHC GO** – American Heroes Channel showcases military battles, iconic people and pivotal moments in time, offering a rare glimpse into events that shaped our world, and the heroes who made a difference. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS and Android.
  • Destination America GO** – The only network to celebrate the people, places and stories of the United States, Destination America features travel, food, adventure, home and natural history programming. Watch a live stream or full episodes. Available for Desktop, iOS and Android.

** Requires Expanded package subscription.

HOW DO I GET IT?

Customers can visit a custom web site for each network, and apps are available to download on the App Store or on Google Play. Please see the Info Sheet for a full list of web sites and for availability on additional devices.

For users that have already downloaded Discovery GO, an automatic update will push out to make it a singular network destination for Discovery Channel. Additionally, users that have been using Discovery GO to view content from other networks will see in-app messaging and notifications guiding them to download the other network apps.

Just sign in with your C Spire.com username and password to get access to all your favorite shows.

Bravo Now Lets C Spire Fiber TV Customers Stream Full Episodes

Bravo Now Lets C Spire Fiber TV Customers Stream Full Episodes

Great news for C Spire Fiber TV customers that love Bravo’s top rated reality and original scripted programming! Customers now have access to Bravo Now, Bravo TV’s streaming app available on iOS, Android, Apple TV and Roku devices.

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Each day, Bravo Now will update the programming to include the latest episodes which aired the night before. So if you missed an episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, you can now watch the episode from your smartphone, tablet, Apple TV or Roku streaming player / TV.

iPhone / iPad | Google PlayRoku

NOTE – Apple TV users, search for Bravo Now on your device.

Tom Hanks Stars In A Hologram For The King

Tom Hanks Stars In A Hologram For The King

Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque bureaucracy, he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) and a beautiful Saudi doctor (Sarita Choudhury).

Rent A Hologram For The King today and see why Rotten Tomatoes gave this film 71% on it’s tomatometer!

C Spire Delivers the Fastest Internet in Mississippi. Again.

C Spire Delivers the Fastest Internet in Mississippi. Again.

Ookla, the folks behind the popular SpeedTest.net website and suite of mobile apps has once again crowned C Spire as the fastest ISP in Mississippi delivering an average of 120Mbps Down and 97Mbps up.

Here’s a screenshot of their Fixed Broadband findings:

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