broadband

June 4, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Two Ways Broadband Internet Is Improving Health Care and Education

This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post ImpactX. In many parts of the world, being able to download information on a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a few seconds is the norm. In Silicon Valley, wireless high-speed Internet connections are more ubiquitous than Starbucks. Broadband has changed the way we work, shop, watch […]

#CiscoChat Recap: Powering the Internet Transformation: Getting Broadband Where It Needs to Be

When the “Gigabit City Challenge” was issued in 2013, civic leaders and broadband provider across the country began to rethink how faster broadband speeds could move beyond satisfying consumer demand for streaming and web surfing to fuel economic growth, drive innovative development and develop gigabit communities where innovation labs would drive new business and new […]

#CiscoChat: Powering the Internet Transformation: Getting Broadband where it needs to be

While consumers often clamor for faster broadband to address streaming or web surfing needs, service providers around the globe are racing to provide faster broadband to fuel economic growth, increase global competitiveness and bolster pioneering development. We invite you to join our #CiscoChat on Wednesday, May 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. PST to discuss […]

April 14, 2015

HIGH TECH POLICY

The Paradox of ICT’s Impact on Growth and Inequality

Thirty years ago a UN commission published the Maitland Report, proposing that by the early 21st century, every individual on the planet should “be within easy reach of a telephone” given the economic benefits. That was interpreted as being within a one day walk of a phone. Anyone suggesting back then that over 90% of the […]

Cisco Joins Facebook, NetHope, and Others to Expand ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Today, NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations and one of Cisco’s nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners, announced a partnership with Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer, and Inveneo to expand their support for effective communications capabilities to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and promote sustainable recovery in the region. […]

December 5, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

RST Fiber’s High-speed Network powered by Cisco’s Evolved Programmable Network

By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager We’ve been discussing the Evolved Programmable Network for some time now, knowing the transition from an IP NGN to an EPN is not something that will happen overnight (See EPN Blogs 1 , 2, 3). The Cisco® Evolved Programmable Network (EPN), represents an idea, an end-to-end unification of network, storage, […]

November 12, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Policy that Comes to You

As consumers and workers seamlessly move from home, to the office, the subway, coffee shops, and everything in between, they expect a seamless connectivity between their mobile, Wi-Fi, and broadband...

September 17, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Understanding the Evolution of Internet Users, Devices and Connections

Today’s networks are an essential part of business, education, government, and home communications. Many residential, business, and mobile Internet Protocol (IP) networking trends are being driven largely by the combination...