Originally posted on Data Center POST

Today marks a significant milestone for Bluebird Network, a leading communications infrastructure provider operating over 11,000 miles of fiber and two data centers, as they celebrate their 25th anniversary. Established in 1999, Bluebird has evolved into a dynamic force within the communications industry, serving a diverse clientele including enterprises, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities.

Bluebird Network’s origins lie in a coalition of Missouri and Illinois telephone companies, fostering connections among various entities and broader internet and carrier networks. Through strategic mergers with the Missouri Network Alliance, Illinois Network Alliance, and Bluebird Media, the company enhanced its capabilities to provide essential services such as transport, internet access, and high-speed bandwidth across the Midwest.

Over the past 25 years, Bluebird Network has remained dedicated to its mission of connecting communities and enabling productivity. Today, with more than 11,000 fiber route miles and 230 Points of Presence (PoPs) across major Midwestern cities, Bluebird continues to provide high-speed broadband solutions to meet evolving connectivity demands.

In addition to its robust fiber network, Bluebird operates two strategically located data centers: Bluebird Underground and Bluebird Quad Cities. These facilities are optimized to deliver top-tier data management, colocation, and hosting services, catering to the evolving needs of businesses in an increasingly data-driven landscape.

Jason Adkins, CEO of Bluebird Network, expressed gratitude to customers, team members, and partners for their integral roles in the company’s success. Looking ahead, Bluebird remains committed to driving transformative growth and shaping the future of digital communication. With a focus on connectivity, innovation, and customer-centric solutions, Bluebird is poised for continued success and collaboration in the years to come.

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