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Bluebird Network Completes Fiber Network Expansion into Weldon Spring

May 23, 2019

COLUMBIA, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2019--

Bluebird Network, a Midwest telecommunications company, today announces the completion of a new fiber build in Weldon Spring, MO, a St. Louis area expansion project that was originally announced in May 2018. This newly installed fiber-optic network connects to major commercial areas and brings highly reliable broadband services to the Missouri communities of Weldon Spring, Dardenne Prairie and Cottleville.

Bluebird is dedicated to densifying current fiber routes and expanding its fiber reach into new and underserved areas. Additional upcoming densification projects are planned throughout the Midwest over the next few years. The Weldon Spring expansion supports Bluebird’s commitment to providing a robust fiber footprint to communities in St. Charles and St. Louis counties. Businesses within these counties can now enjoy easy access to carrier-class network speeds and bandwidth.

“Weldon Spring is a vibrant and expanding center for business development in the outer core of St. Louis,” states Michael Morey, President and CEO of Bluebird Network. “Bluebird is excited to bring our fiber even closer to this expanding business center to support growth and economic opportunity for area businesses.”

Bluebird services carriers and enterprises over its 6,500 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband, connecting customer locations to each other, to the internet or to its underground data center. The company has over 135 Point of Presence (PoP) sites in major cities across the Midwest, including five locations in St. Louis. Bluebird Network offers a superior product suite, utilizing key enhancements to provide premium levels of service.

“The Bluebird Network team takes pride in providing cutting-edge services to many different businesses, including hospitals, government agencies, banks and other industries,” adds Mr. Morey. “Our agility and reach have enabled us to rapidly deploy new fiber network services and products as we continue to expand our service in Missouri, Illinois and the surrounding states.”

To learn more about Bluebird Network, please visit www.bluebirdnetwork.com.

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 6,500 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 and Tulsa. To learn more, please visit bluebirdnetwork.com  and follow us on  LinkedInFacebook, and  Twitter.

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Bluebird Network

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816-237-2119

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MISSOURI

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY INTERNET NETWORKS TELECOMMUNICATIONS MOBILE/WIRELESS

SOURCE: Bluebird Network

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