Bluebird Network Supports Buddy Pack Program and Provides Food to Students

Bluebird Network LLC, (Bluebird), Missouri´s second largest Internet service provider to schools, has donated USD 5,000 to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri´s Buddy Pack program, the company said.

The Buddy Pack program is one of the many initiatives of The Food Bank organization. This program provides nutritious meals to children who rely on free or reduced-price lunches. Approximately 7,500 children across 160 schools in the 32-county service area receive food each week through the Buddy Pack program.

Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, has provided Internet and fiber transport services 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 151 Points of Presence (POP) sites and roughly 50,000 on-net and near-net buildings 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, visit