Gulfport joins race to become C Spire's first gigabit city

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Another coast city wants to become C-Spire's first city with ultra-fast internet access. Gulfport city officials tell us they are in the process of filling out the paperwork for C Spire's first gigabit city.

C Spire's "fiber to home" technology will make connections 100 times faster than before. Diamondhead and Waveland are also in the running.

A winner is expected to be announced by the end of the year.

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