Statement of Chuck Robbins, Chairman & CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc., on the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
Today our Chairman & CEO Chuck Robbins released this statement: “A strong and rapid response by the federal government is needed to address the impacts of the Covid pandemic on healthcare, social well-being, and economic recovery. There is a national imperative for Congress to approve a significant package as soon as possible so President Biden can […]
Congratulations to FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington
Statement from Cisco’s Jeff Campbell, Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs, the Americas: On behalf of Cisco, we congratulate Nathan Simington on his appointment and Senate confirmation as he becomes the new FCC commissioner. We look forward to working with him on bridging the digital divide, increasing spectrum for better, more reliable wireless technology, […]
Supporting our governments and communities as they navigate a new reality
Cisco has taken on complex challenges from the very beginning. It’s at the core of who we are. Across the Americas and across our company, we believe in using our technology to help others. We pledge to continue helping those in government lead their citizens through this unprecedented time.
FCC’s 6GHz Proposal Marks the Next Great Leap in Wireless Technology
Today marks a milestone in the evolution of Wi-Fi technology. Thanks to Chairman Pai’s proposal, the FCC plans to make an additional 1,200 megahertz of spectrum available for unlicensed use. This represents the first spectrum allocation for Wi-Fi since 2003 and it couldn’t have come at a more critical time. Wi-Fi is already the most […]
Cisco’s Annual Internet Report Measures Future Growth in Cyberattacks Associated with the Acceleration of Technology
Cisco today launched its Annual Internet Report, which assesses mobile, Wi-Fi and fixed broadband networking with quantitative projections on the growth of users, devices and connections over a five-year forecast period (2018–2023). The most alarming finding: the number of cyberattacks will double by 2023. Specifically: Cyberattacks will double from 9 million in 2018 to 15.4 million […]
Cisco Research Helps Countries Bridge the Digital Divide
Co-Authored by Jeff Campbell, Pastora Valero and Dominic Scott. Cisco recently released the results of our 2019 Digital Readiness Index, a report measuring the digital readiness of 141 countries along with analysis of several components of how well-positioned a country is to benefit from the digital economy. You can view our Digital Readiness Index site […]
Unlocking the Economic Advantages of Wi-Fi Through 6 GHz Band Access Has Broad Support
Today, Cisco, Apple, Boingo, Broadcom, Facebook, Google, HPE, Intel, Qualcomm, Sony and dozens of others applauding FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for his continued commitment to opening the 6 GHz band for Wi-Fi.
The Future of Wi-Fi Depends on Access to the 6GHz Band
Wi-Fi 6 is necessary to realizing the promise of the technology of tomorrow. And access to 6 GHz unlicensed spectrum is crucial to the future of our wireless infrastructure.
Statement of Cisco’s VP of Government Affairs Jeff Campbell On FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Vision for Updated Net Neutra …
“FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today laid out his vision for revising net neutrality policy. The proposal will review what is needed to protect consumers and prevent anti-competitive behavior, while rolling back Title II reclassification, which has inhibited investment. The balanced approach Commissioner Pai unveiled will encourage new investments in broadband networks and speed the development […]