Communications infrastructure provider and underground data center owner, Bluebird Network announced the completion of a fiber expansion in Hannibal Missouri. To support a 5G network in the area, it connects 16 small cell towers and brings the total number of fiber miles in the city to 13.5 miles.
4.5-mile fiber expansion
According to the announcement, the expansion adds 45 near-net building to the company’s network in the area. It raises the total number in the city to 554. Bluebird Network also stated that the company’s network is now passed a total of 60,000 on-net and near-net buildings and the company plans to complete several new projects in the coming year. Michael Morey, President and CEO of Bluebird, said,
“Bluebird is empowering businesses and organizations that innovate wherever they are. These types of builds bring high-quality, high-speed bandwidth capabilities to places that previously may not have had fiber connections, delivering crucial services and solutions that ensure customers thrive in a digital era.”