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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $29.9 million in National Telecommunications and Information Administration funds to expand broadband in Acadiana.

“Broadband expansion is crucial for Louisianians who need high-speed internet. This $29.9 million will help improve broadband access for Louisiana families in Acadiana,” said Kennedy.

The $29.9 million will fund the Acadiana Regional Public/Private Partnership project to support broadband deployment in Acadiana and serve more than 22,000 households. The funding was provided through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.