Lafayette saves big when fighting Big Boys

David Isenberg reports on Lafayette, Louisiana's Fiber to the Home Project that was opposed by Cox Cable and AT&T for three years. Lafayette won in the end by way of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The delay in deployment saves the city $6.1 million (less $1.1 million in legal fees) because of advances in technology. Plus Cox delayed a rate increase fearing bad PR which saved Lafayette citizens $3.1 million.

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