OXFORD, Miss., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Mississippi students now have a new high-tech hangout where they can study, relax and check social media, play an online game or just "veg out" after class on the Internet – thanks to the C Spire Speedzone inside the school's new $96.5 million multipurpose arena.
Starting today, the Mississippi-based telecommunications and technology services company is flipping the switch on its ultra-fast WiFi Internet service inside an 11,000 square foot concourse area of The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Previously, the service was available only during home games for the men's and women's basketball program.
The area features a 1 Gigabit-per-second fiber optic-enabled WiFi network and is outfitted with iPads that provide students, fans and visitors with access to Ole Miss sports programs, live streaming of all Rebel Nation social media and charging ports for smartphones, tablets, laptops and other electronic devices.
About The Pavilion at Ole Miss
The state-of-the-art, $96.5-million Pavilion at Ole Miss opened in January 2016 and is more than 225,000 total square feet. Home to the University of Mississippi basketball programs, the facility boasts a capacity of 9,500 and features a number of first-class amenities, including courtside and baseline seating for students, three premium club areas and more than 1,700 premium seats all within an intimate seating bowl. Other highlights include the largest center hung video display in college sports with approximately 2,400 square feet of LED and the C Spire Speedzone, an interactive concourse that also includes Steak 'n Shake, Raising Cane's, Rebel Locker Room by Lids and a ticket office. The south end of The Pavilion is a five-story parking garage with 800 spaces that services the entire campus community.
About C Spire
C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides customer-inspired wireless communications, 1-gigabit consumer Internet access and a full suite of Internet, wireless and data services for businesses. This news release and other announcements are available at http://www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit http://www.cspire.com or follow the company on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cspire.
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