High Tech Policy

May 28, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Prioritising digitisation will deliver jobs and a sustainable and green economy

Co-Authored by Pastora Valero and Cate Nymann The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruption and massive change at a scale and rate that many never thought was possible. But with change, even under heart-breaking conditions, can live opportunity. As we invest in reigniting growth, this is an opportunity to reinvent ourselves. We therefore welcome the ambitious blueprint […]

May 8, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Using Wi-Fi? Thank a 35 year-old FCC decision which laid the path for today’s age of connectivity

New technologies don’t just arrive, wholly formed, on the doorstep of customers. The right people, building blocks, business drivers, and regulations need to be in place to make them happen.

April 23, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Thanks to the FCC, unlicensed technologies will be ready to help build our future

Today the U.S. Federal Communications Commission forever altered the future of Wi-Fi. Thanks to their action, a new generation of innovation is now possible. With today’s vote, the FCC authorized 1200 MHz of 6 GHz spectrum to be opened for indoor Wi-Fi use.  This is a bold action, taken with deep knowledge of both the […]

April 15, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

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.

April 1, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

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 […]

March 29, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Helping Governments and Citizens Respond During These Extraordinary Times

Cisco is committed to helping our customers, partners, communities as well as governments across Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and around the world, take advantage of technology to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

March 6, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Uncovering the Human-Centric Approach to Privacy

Cisco hosted EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, and other data protection leaders from Europe for a discussion about Cisco’s recently-published Data Privacy Benchmark Study and the business value of privacy.

February 19, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Connectivity is at the Heart of Powering a Digitally Transformed Europe

Cisco welcomes the European Commission’s new strategy released today on Shaping Europe’s Digital Future. The Commission’s focus on bringing digital into Europe’s mainstream economy and society is a powerful way to restore our global technological leadership and ensure the digital transformation is inclusive of all. As we laid out in our new Annual Internet Report, […]

February 19, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

European Leadership on Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI) published today shines a light on some critical issues facing the development of the technology in Europe.  Safety, transparency and accountability are rightly top of mind. If taken forward in the right way, the conclusions set out in today’s whitepaper could help unlock the benefits of […]