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Adding 45 Fiber Route Miles, Network Expansion Will Connect to Industrial Areas Within the St. Louis Metropolitan Region
Bluebird Network, a Midwest regional telecommunications company has announced an expansion to their fiber optic network. Bluebird Network will be adding 45 fiber route miles in the St. Louis metropolitan area and St. Charles county, particularly within Clayton, Wentzville and Weldon Springs. The build is scheduled to begin in May 2018. The build is scheduled to be completed before the end of 4Q18.
Bluebird Network currently provides fiber to rural and urban areas, connecting major Midwest cities such as Kansas City, Chicago, Tulsa, Springfield and St. Louis. This build will focus on connecting to industrial areas within the St. Louis metropolitan area. Bluebird Network services carrier and enterprise customers, connecting to wireless towers, government and public safety institutions, healthcare centers and other facilities. “With this build, we’re not just expanding our fiber footprint” said Michael Morey, President and CEO of Bluebird Network. “We’re supporting local businesses with a farther-reaching, more reliable network connection.” This new expansion will be connected to the Bluebird Underground Data Center, located in Springfield, Missouri, utilizing the Bluebird Network existing fiber infrastructure.
About Bluebird Network
Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, was formed by integrating Bluebird Media, Missouri Network Alliance, and Illinois Network Alliance. In 2014, an underground data center was acquired and created Bluebird Underground, adding a data center facility to the Bluebird suite of services. Today, the network has over 6,000 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections. The Bluebird fiber network also has over 135 Points of Presence (POP) sites spanning the Midwest, including the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Tulsa, Omaha, Des Moines, and Memphis. To learn more, please visit www.bluebirdnetwork.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.