Lafayette, Louisiana – Vision Fulfilled! March 31 2009

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  • 1. Lafayette, Louisiana Vision Fulfilled! March 31 2009

2. Short History of Lafayette Utilities System

  • 1879 Lafayette is established
  • 1896 Lafayette citizens support establishing their own electric and water system
  • 1900 University of Louisiana at Lafayette established
  • 1949 City successfully fought off attempted buy out of electric utility system
  • 1998 LUS built fiber for its utility system
  • 2000 Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development authority worked with LUS to establish a wholesale and governmental retail network
  • 2004 City proposed its 4 thutility Fiber to the Home and Business

3. Quick History of LUS Fiber Project

  • 2004: LUS suggested a Fiber-to-the-Home-and-Business initiative throughout the City of Lafayette
  • Local Government Fair Competition Act passed at the behest of private telecommunications and cable TV providers
  • Private telecommunications providers successfully filed suit
  • 2005: Public votes 62% to 38% for the project
  • Private telecommunications providers successfully filed suit
  • 2006: Two unknown citizens filed suit
  • 2007: State Supreme Court rules in favor of LUS
  • July - $110.4 million in bonds are issued for LUS Fiber project

4. New Municipally-Provided Services

  • On February 5, 2009, LUS Fiber will provide retail telecommunications services to residential and smaller business customers
  • On average, 20% less than standard competitor pricing for Cable TV, Phone and Internet
  • Our vision is far beyond just providing basic TV and phone services
  • This Lafayette initiative is already garnering considerable positive attention for Lafayette

5. Infrastructure Layout Substations (14) Existing ElectricInfrastructure New Fiber Infrastructure Satellite Mini Hub LUS Fiber Head end 6. System Layout (Local Conversion Point) 32 customers per port = 288 customers 96 fibers Use 4 fibers at 20 Gbps OLT(s) 18 cards 4ports/card 72ports 9 ports 4 fibers - 2 for RF video - 2 for IPTV, Internet, Phone 1 OLT->8 LCPs->2,304 customers (288 x 8) 96 fibers Use 4 fibers at 20 Gbps 96 fibers Use 4 fibers at 20 Gbps [Optical Line Terminal(s)] Head-End S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Substation OLT(s) LCP LCP LCP LCP LCP LCP LCP LCP S S S S S S = Electric Substation 7. Installation LUSElectric Meter LUS Fiber ONT(Optical Network Terminal) Fiber Cable LUS FiberBattery Backup 8. Deployment Schedule

  • Louisiana Supreme Court Decision February, 2007
  • Bonds Issued July, 2007
  • Field construction started in February, 2008
  • First customers served February, 2009
  • Remaining customers to be served by early 2011

9. VIP Bundles Best Customer Value Providing customers the whole package 10. Residential VIP Bundles (Video Internet - Phone) VIP $84.85 * Includes: 3-Way Calling Call Waiting Anonymous Call Rejection5 per minute long distance (Continental U.S.) International long distance with 5 per minute for many countries in Europe and the Americas Expanded Basic Video(more than 80 channels) $39.95 10 Mbps Internet (Download AND Upload) $28.95 Phone Service* $15.95 VIP Total(Plus Applicable Fees and Taxes required by all providers) $84.85 11. Residential VIP Bundles (Video - Internet - Phone) VIP Silver $137.21 ** Includes: Automatic Callback Auto Recall Call Forwarding Do Not Disturb Intercom Outgoing Call Blocking Selective Call Rejection Selective Call Acceptance Speed Dialing Caller ID Voicemail3-Way Calling Call Waiting Call Waiting ID Anonymous Call Rejection5 per minute long distance (Continental U.S.) International long distance with 5 per minute for many countries in Europe and the Americas Digital Plus Video (over 250 channels including High Def)$63.31 30 Mbps Internet (Download AND Upload) $44.95 Phone Service w/Premium Phone Features Package** $28.95 VIP Silver Total(Plus Applicable Fees and Taxes required by all providers) $137.21 12. Residential VIP Bundles (Video - Internet - Phone) VIP Gold $199.99 *** Includes: Automatic Callback Auto Recall Call Forwarding Do Not Disturb Intercom Outgoing Call Blocking Selective Call Rejection Selective Call Acceptance Speed Dialing Caller ID Voicemail3-Way Calling Call Waiting Call Waiting ID Anonymous Call Rejection5 per minute long distance (Continental U.S.) International long distance with 5 per minute for many countries in Europe and the Americas Digital Plus Video (over 250 channels including High Def)AND Premium Movie Suites (40+ channels including HD) $98.09 50 Mbps Internet (Download AND Upload) $57.95 Phone Service w/Premium Phone Features Package AND Unlimited Long Distance*** $43.95 VIP Gold Total(Plus Applicable Fees and Taxes required by all providers) $199.99 13. Build your own bundle. Choose from our robust offerings of Video, Internet and Phone services. 14. TV/Video Services Reinventing Television 15. TV/Video Services with No Set Top Box

  • Basic
  • 20 channels including:
  • Local channels
  • The Weather Channel
  • ($44 per month minimum for total services purchased)

$17.00

  • Expanded Basic
  • 80+ channels including:
  • All Basic channels
  • Plus an additional 62 channels

$39.95 16. TV/Video Services Digital *Includes Video On Demand, Pay-Per-View, Electronic Program Guide, and TV Web Portal

  • Digital Basic
  • 150+ total digital channels including:
  • All Expanded Basic channels in digital format
  • Local High Definition (HD) channels
  • Digital music channels
  • Access to Digital Services*
  • One Set Top Box Rental Included

$51.44

  • Digital Plus
  • 250 total digital channels including:
  • All Expanded Basic channels
  • An additional 60+ channels
  • 40 HD channels (with more underway)
  • Digital music channels
  • Access to digital services*
  • One Set Top Box Rental Included

$63.31 17. Internet Services Redefining Fast 18. Internet Services

  • All LUS Fiber Internet Services include:
  • Up to 7 email accounts with 2 GB storage each
  • Webmail access that includes personal calendaring, IM capabilities, and file sharing
  • Personal web space up to 70 MB
  • Direct Ethernet connection (no modem needed)
  • Security suite that includes virus protection, spam filter, pop-up blocker, parental controls & more

Fast 10 Mbps (Download AND Upload)$28.95 Turbo 30 Mbps (Download AND Upload) $44.95 Extreme 50 Mbps (Download AND Upload) $57.95 19. Phone Service Bringing Value Back to Voice 20. Phone Service Basic Line Includes 3-Way Calling, Call Waiting, Anonymous Call Rejection and 5 cents per minute long distance (Continental US) ($44 per month minimum for total services purchased) $15.95 Basic Line plus Basic Phone Features Package Adds: Automatic Callback, Automatic Recall, Various Call Forwarding, Do Not Disturb, Intercom, Outgoing Call Blocking, Selective Call Rejection, Selective Call Acceptance, Speed Dialing ($44 per month minimum for total services purchased) $20.95 Basic Line plus Premium Phone Features Package Adds:All features listed in Basic Phone Features Package plus Voicemail, Caller ID and Call Waiting Caller ID ($44 per month minimum for total services purchased) $28.95 Basic Line plus Unlimited Long DistanceNo per minute rate charge (Continental US) ($44 per month minimum for total services purchased) $30.95 21. Phone Service International Long Distance Over 700 locations across the world, no monthly fee, per minute rates vary International rates include 5 a minutes landline-to-landline calls to locations such as: Europe: Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France Germany GreeceHungary Iceland Ireland Italy Luxembourg Monaco Netherlands Norway PolandSan Marino Slovak Republic Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey United Kingdom North America: Canada Mexico (most locations) Asia: Brunei ChinaHong Kong Israel Japan Jordan Macau Malaysia Singapore South Korea Taiwan Thailand SouthAmerica: Argentina Brazil Chile Caribbean: Bahamas French Antilles Guadeloupe Panama Australia: Australia New Zealand 22. Notable Features

  • 100 Mbps Peer-to-Peer
    • Included with every LUS Fiber Internet product
    • Opens new doors for citizens and businesses
  • TV Web Portal
    • Basic Internet access w/o a computer
    • Digital Basic package ($51.44)

23. Business Services

  • Business Services
    • 10 Mbps (Download AND Upload) $64.95
    • 50 Mbps (Download AND Upload) $119.95
    • 100 Mbps (Download AND Upload) $199.95
  • Will develop customized solutions for business phone and video services

24. Visions for the Future

  • High Broadband Applications
    • Medical
    • Oil and Gas
    • Education