High Tech Policy

January 29, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Will Help Power Technology

Before today’s presidential signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing legislation (H.R. 5430), I want to take a minute to reflect on the reasons it is a good agreement that will help fuel the digital economy among our three countries. The North America Free Trade Agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994. To […]

January 27, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco’s new Cybersecurity Co-Innovation Center inside one of Europe’s most famous museums

Italy’s largest science and technology museum has a new addition to its elaborate exhibitions of artefacts and art. Thanks to our collaboration with the Italian Government and an investment through our Cisco Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) Program, Milan’s Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science & Technology is now home to our newest Co-Innovation Center – […]

January 21, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

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 […]

December 5, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

The Evolution of Next-Generation Technologies Requires Increased Spectrum Access

Today I had the opportunity to testify in front of the Senate Commerce Committee about the MOBILE NOW Act, legislation that has revolutionized spectrum policy. As lawmakers look towards the future, I asked them to join me looking back; let’s think back to 2003. In 2003, we didn’t have Smart TVs; they were still dumb. […]

November 7, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

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.

October 16, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

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.

September 29, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

Priorities for Accelerating Europe’s Digital Transformation

As reflected in Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen’s priority to make ‘Europe fit for the Digital Age’, Europe is on the cusp of digital transformation truly taking off. This...

May 24, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cybersecurity Roles and Responsibilities: Private Sector Perspective

Last week, I had the pleasure of briefing members of the U.S. Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee to provide Cisco’s perspective on the roles for the private sector...

May 2, 2019

HIGH TECH POLICY

The World Runs on Wi-Fi: With Wi Fi 6, Now Is the Time to Open Up More Unlicensed Spectrum for It

At Cisco, we are excited about the generational advance of Wi-Fi 6. To experience the full power of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G technologies, policymakers must find more spectrum for Wi-Fi.