News | March 31, 2020

Bluebird Network Completes Acquisition Of Illinois Network Alliance LLC

COLUMBIA, MO.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Bluebird Network LLC, a Midwest telecommunications company, is excited to announce the completion of its acquisition of the Illinois Network Alliance (INA), becoming the Alliance’s sole owner. This purchase empowers Bluebird to expand its network footprint in Illinois and strengthen its fiber services and high-bandwidth network solutions for cell towers, hospitals, schools, government facilities and other businesses throughout the Midwest. Bluebird continues to be dedicated to delivering excellent customer service while expanding its footprint through this acquisition and subsequent fiber build outs.

“Bluebird is eager to grow the INA’s state-of-the-art fiber optic network, delivering high-bandwidth, carrier-class internet and data center services across the Midwest,” states Michael Morey, President and CEO of Bluebird Network. “Underscoring our place as a leading fiber provider in the Midwest, we look forward to expanding our customer offerings and supporting them with our personalized level of service. The Bluebird Network — including the INA network — and the Bluebird Underground Data Center remain in service to actively support the needs of our customers during this time of international crisis.“

Bluebird supports Enterprise, Carrier and Data Center customers with a portfolio of network services. This includes secure and reliable bandwidth, Metro Ethernet, Wide Area Network Ethernet, Dedicated Internet Access, E-Line, Ethernet Virtual Private LAN (E-LAN and EVPL) and Mobile Backhaul Transport services. Bluebird’s fiber optic infrastructure connects to the Bluebird Underground Data Center, an underground colocation facility located in Springfield, Missouri.

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

About Bluebird Network

Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, has provided internet and transport services, via its fiber infrastructure, to Carriers and Enterprises in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa and the surrounding states. In 2014, an underground data center was acquired, adding the Bluebird Underground Data Center facility to the Bluebird suite of services. Bluebird now has over 9800 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections with over 50,000 on-net and near-net buildings, 151 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. To learn more, please visit Bluebirdnetwork.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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