Bluebird Network expands its fibre-optic network St. Louis metro area

07 May 2018 | Natalie Bannerman

Bluebird Network, the midwest telecommunications company, has announced an expansion of its fibre-optic network.

The company will be adding 45 fibre route miles in the St. Louis metropolitan area and St. Charles County, specifically within Clayton, Wentzville, and Weldon Springs, Missouri.  The new network to begin construction in May 2018, with completion set for the end of Q4 2018.

“With this new build, we’re not only expanding our fibre footprint, we’re supporting local businesses with a farther-reaching, more reliable network connection,” said Michael Morey, president and CEO of Bluebird Network. “For several years, the City of St. Louis, the St. Louis Development Corporation, and the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership have been seeking to upgrade and expand the regional fibre-optic infrastructure, and this expansion will serve to meet that demand.”

The new network expansion will focus on connecting industrial areas within the St. Louis metropolitan area, providing reliable, high bandwidth, carrier-class Internet and data services delivered over a fibre-optic network.  In addition, the new network expansion will be connected to the Bluebird Underground Data Center, located in Springfield, Missouri, using Bluebird’s existing fibre infrastructure. 

Bluebird Network serves carrier and enterprise customers, connecting to wireless towers, government and public safety institutions, as well as healthcare centres and other facilities.

The new network expansion will be connected to the Bluebird Underground Data Center, located in Springfield, Missouri, utilising the Bluebird Network existing fiber infrastructure.