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FCC Chairman Hails Lafayette's Muni-Broadband Success

Ten years ago, incumbent Internet service providersattempted to prevent Lafayette, Louisiana from creating its own muni-broadband network. The project now brings in $33 million annually, $1.5 million in franchise fees and is expected to be debt-free by the end of the year, according to Broadband Reports. This week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler hailed the network's success.

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