The industry veteran will help Bluebird manage high bandwidth needs

Bluebird Network Logo (4) (1)COLUMBIA, MO – April 3, 2024 – Bluebird Network, a communications infrastructure provider and operator of more than 11,000 miles of fiber and two data centers, announces the recent appointment of Chris Melloway as the Director of System Solutions Engineering and Sales Support, effective Q’1 of 2024. In this new role, Chris will leverage his extensive background and industry experience at Bluebird Network to lead a team of professionals dedicated to delivering customer-focused solutions.

Melloway, a former U.S. Army Telecommunications specialist, brings a wealth of expertise to his new position. With six years as a Cellular Technician and another five years within Bluebird Network’s Solution Engineering team, Melloway is well-versed in handling a broad spectrum of telecommunications challenges. Having previously served as a field technician and lead tech, Melloway has a profound understanding of the intricacies of the industry.

“I am thrilled to lead a team that is committed to providing customer-focused solutions,” he said. “Bluebird Network is well-equipped to handle diverse needs, from out-of-the-box solutions to high-bandwidth requirements, and I’m happy to help grow this vision across the burgeoning Midwest markets. My focus will be on bringing attention to our cutting-edge data centers and cloud connect products.”

As Director of System Solutions Engineering and Sales Support, Melloway aims to further enhance Bluebird’s position as a leading player in the communications infrastructure sector. His leadership will play a pivotal role in driving innovative solutions and addressing the evolving needs of Bluebird’s valued customers.

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About Bluebird Network

Bluebird Network is a communications infrastructure provider and data center operator. Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Missouri, has provided internet and transport services, via its fiber infrastructure, to Carriers and Enterprises in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Bluebird owns two data centers: an underground facility in Springfield, MO, and a facility in the Quad Cities. Bluebird operates more than 11,000 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections with over 82,000 on-net and near-net buildings and 163 Points of Presence (PoP) sites spanning the Midwest, including the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield (MO and IL), Tulsa, Peoria, Rockford, Bloomington, Normal and the Quad Cities.

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