FCC

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.

August 3, 2017

HIGH TECH POLICY

Mid-Band Spectrum: the Goldilocks Bands

Today’s announcement from the Federal Communications Commission that it is launching a “Notice of Inquiry” for mid-band spectrum is a development that wireless users can cheer, just as industry players already have. That’s because by the time this spectrum gets released for commercial use in a couple of years, rising demand for wireless data from […]

January 24, 2017

HIGH TECH POLICY

Mobile NOW = Mobile Tomorrow

With thousands of megahertz of new spectrum allocations and assignments in various stages of completion, one might wonder – do we still need Mobile NOW?

June 20, 2016

HIGH TECH POLICY

How FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Sees the 5G Future

From Europe to Asia, leading nations are looking to take a leadership position in the next generation of mobile technologies – collectively referred to as “5G”. Funding research, signing Memoranda of Understanding, and using sports venues to create a platform for national champions, these countries understand that 5G will be an important technology. Each of […]

February 26, 2015

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Statement on FCC Decision to Regulate the Internet

“When the FCC Chairman’s office originally unveiled open Internet rules last year, Cisco cheered the proposal, because we support an open Internet and believe that balanced rules that protect consumers and prevent anti-competitive behavior are necessary and appropriate. Unfortunately, the rules adopted by the FCC today bear little resemblance to the original proposal. They impose […]

November 17, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Statement of John Chambers on Funding for the E-Rate Program

Statement of Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers on the FCC Proposal to Provide Necessary Funding for the E-Rate Program

July 11, 2014

EDUCATION

Statement of Patrick S. Finn on the FCC’s Order to Modernize and Reform the E-Rate Program

“The FCC, under the leadership of Chairman Tom Wheeler, has taken a vital first step toward E-rate modernization and reform today.” It’s critical that we modernize and reform the E-Rate program to connect all classrooms across the country to high-speed wireless broadband within five years.  Today’s order, which provides an additional $2 billion toward Wi-Fi […]