Mississippi Supreme Court rules in favor of C Spire for state contract

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – A legal victory for C Spire.

C Spire announcing a unanimous ruling by the Mississippi Supreme Court to award the company the state technology contract.

In the ruling, the State Supreme Court denies an appeal by AT&T. The contract with the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services will now move forward.

The case began in 2017 when C Spire’s proposal was selected over AT&T’s for telecommunications services for state government, local government agencies and schools.

According to a C Spire spokesman, their company’s contract was $32 million dollars less than AT&T’s proposal.

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