Correction: C Spire Internet story

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MCCOMB, Mississippi — In a story Dec. 27 story about C Spire's Internet service, The Associated Press reported erroneously which cities may not qualify for the company's high-speed service. There are only five cities that may not qualify, not six, and Jackson is not on the list.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Deadline nears for C Spire's fiber optic Internet offer

4 Mississippi cities have qualified for Ridgeland company's home fiber optic service plan

MCCOMB, Mississippi — People in four Mississippi cities are getting speedy Internet service at home, and more cities could soon be added.

The Enterprise Journal (http://bit.ly/1xqyFYj) reports that C Spire, which is based in Ridgeland, will lay fiber optic cable for the Internet service only in cities that sign up enough customers by Dec. 31.

Corinth has signed up enough people and will be getting the high-speed service. The company has already begun 1 gigabit-per-second service in Ridgeland, Starkville and Quitman.

McComb, Batesville, Clinton, Hattiesburg and Horn Lake have to meet their quota before the New Year to qualify.

The company has already begun 1 gigabit-per-second service in Ridgeland, Starkville and Quitman.

C Spire is charging existing customers from $70 a month for Internet only to $150 a month for Internet, home phone and digital TV. Non-wireless customers must pay $10 a month more.

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