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TMCNet:  Television News Media Alert - B-Roll Satellite Feed: C Spire's Education Revolution initiative takes off with successful launch of hosted Wi-Fi, fiber-based Internet access at Jackson Prep

[January 15, 2014]

Television News Media Alert - B-Roll Satellite Feed: C Spire's Education Revolution initiative takes off with successful launch of hosted Wi-Fi, fiber-based Internet access at Jackson Prep

--(Business Wire)--

C Spire:




   

WHAT:

C Spire and Jackson Preparatory School have joined forces to make the Flowood school Mississippi's first academic institution to receive new, state-of-the-art dedicated Wi-Fi infrastructure that provides super-fast and secure wireless Internet coverage across the 74-acre campus. The hosted Wi-Fi solution features over 100 access points in classrooms, study halls, learning labs and elsewhere on campus and is supported by C Spire's fiber optic technology.

 
The technology solution allows students and faculty in every classroom to have simultaneous access to web-based interactive learning material, widespread online testing and mobile educational apps. One element called TeacherView allows teachers to see, manage and control students' connection status instantly and seamlessly.
 

WHEN:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

 

SATELLITE DETAILS:

Video b-roll highlights of the comprehensive hosted high-speed Internet solution in classrooms, study halls, common areas and meeting rooms to be sent at 3:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. CST today and at 4 a.m. CST tomorrow morning (Thursday, January 16) as indicated below:

 

Galaxy 17 (C-Band)-18 MHz

Transponder-10C Lower

Uplink Frequency: 6116

Uplink Polarity: Horizontal

Downlink Frequency: 3891

Downlink Polarity: Vertical

Symbol Rate: 13.235

FEC: ¾

QPSK

MPEG-2

HD Feed

 

WHO:

-- Denny Britt, COO, Jackson Prep

-- Laura Bishop, Head of IT, Jackson Prep


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