LUS Fiber has partnered with UL to bring 100 Mbps peer-to-peer connections when information is between transferred between the school and student's who have LUS Fiber at home.

Joey Durel, Lafayette City Parish President, says, "Lafayette is one of only a handful of cities in the nation able to offer 100% fiber connectivity. Our customers are keenly aware of the value of utilizing our 100 Mbps Peer-to-Peer Intranet - at no additional cost. By providing the same type of connectivity to the university, this great community fiber asset will provide our students with a better and faster connection to support their education."

As a result of this new peer-to-peer arrangement, nursing students can view actual live medical procedures in real-time. Graphic design students can share large files with one another in an instant. Engineering and architecture students can upload AND download drawings in a flash, as a fiber system offers symmetrical upload and download speeds. Faculty can communicate to their students faster. And professors can stream their classes online to students that cannot physically be present.

"UL Lafayette, Lafayette Consolidated Government and LUS have a long history of cooperation," said UL Lafayette President Dr. Joseph Savoie. "This partnership will provide direct connectivity between the university and LUS Fiber customers. It’s another successful effort to bring benefits to the university community and the city through cooperation."