Lightwave: Bluebird Network to launch 100G services to connect metropolitan center to rural Missouri

Bluebird Network to launch 100G services to connect metropolitan center to rural Missouri

Bluebird Network says it will offer its first customer-facing 100G diverse circuits along two existing fiber routes connecting a metropolitan center to a rural Missouri area.

Bluebird Network connects rural areas to major cities by delivering high bandwidth to urban and rural areas in the Midwest. Bluebird Network’s fiber-optic infrastructure links to the Bluebird Underground data center in Springfield, MO.

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News Leader: Ozark Missouri gets its own Amazon Echo Alexa voice skill

Ozark Missouri gets its own Amazon Echo Alexa voice skill

Now, users of the Amazon Echo and its accompanying Alexa voice technology can discover information about Ozark events, things to do, places of interest, city services and more.

The new skill — what an app is to a smartphone — is the only one in the country to feature a “multifaceted municipality,” said Andrea Sitzes, executive director of Show Me Christian County, a new economic development organization.

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Murney: 10 Springfield Startups to Keep an Eye On

10 Springfield [Missouri] Startups to Keep an Eye On

Startup culture in Springfield [Missouri] has been buzzing for quite a few years now. Missouri State’s eFactory is in the midst of the third installation of its cohort program… One Million Cups is a great entrepreneurial group… Five Thirty Eight named Springfield as one of the top places in the country for small business startups…

We’ve had our eye on a few of the young enterprises out there for quite some time and thought we’d share some of these exciting new companies with you.

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KY3: Russell Cellular announces plans for new $8 million headquarters in Battlefield

Russell Cellular announces plans for new $8 million headquarters in Battlefield, Mo.

The Verizon retailer plans to build a 40,000 square-foot corporate headquarters facility in Battlefield, Mo. The company will build in the Wilson Creek Marketplace. Russell Cellular now operates more than 400 stores across 30 states. It employs more than 1,700.

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Electrek: Tesla finally adds highly requested feature to Supercharger stations

Tesla finally adds highly requested feature to Supercharger stations – a squeegee station

Another squeegee station was also spotted at Tesla’s Springfield, Missouri Supercharger station:

Springfield MO has it figured out. They even give free coffee for @Tesla owners that are charging their car.

I have never seen one of those at any Tesla Supercharger that I visited, but hopefully, Tesla starts to ramp up their deployment at all Supercharger stations.

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