SouthernLINC Wireless

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SouthernLINC Wireless
Private
Industry Wireless Services
Founded 1996; 20 years ago (1996)
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Products iDEN, Two way messaging, Push to Talk
Parent Southern Company
Slogan The Best Beep Beep Phone In The South.
Website http://www.southernlinc.com

Southern Communications Services, Inc (d/b/a as SouthernLINC Wireless) is a regional iDEN carrier providing coverage in areas of the south east United States including Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

Roy Barron, long time Southern Company veteran, was the company's first president. His team including long time Southern Company veteran Danny Moore as CFO, Harold Gwinn from Alabama Power as VP of Engineering, and Jeffrey Brooks, previously with Vanguard Cellular Systems, as SVP Sales Marketing and Service. Southern Communications had is corporate headquarters in Atlanta, while billing and switching facilities were concentrated in Birmingham.

The company has been recognized for its robust performance during severe weather including Hurricane Katrina, wherein SouthernLINC had recovered to 100% system availability within 72 hours of landfall.[citation needed]

SouthernLINC Wireless is also a Motorola iDEN network with a broad dealer base and is a subsidiary of Southern Company. Other Southern Company subsidiaries include: Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Mississippi Power, Gulf Power, and Southern Nuclear (among others).

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