Lafayette, Telecoms Battle Over Broadband Law

Lafayette, Telecoms Battle Over Broadband Law

Dec. 5, 2011
Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Megan Hughes reports on a Louisiana state law, supported by telecommunications companies, that has smaller cities like Lafayette struggling to provide fiber-optic cable to all homes. In its bid to provide municipal broadband, Lafayette fought against the law, which named telecommunications as a permitted city utility and imposed conditions on municipalities. Hughes reported on Bloomberg Television's "InsideTrack" on Dec. 2. (Source: Bloomberg)
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