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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
Winning Back the Weather Radio Channels Adds Capacity to 5GHz Wi-Fi Spectrum
In my last blog on 5 GHz spectrum, I discussed the recent FCC ruling that permitted outdoor access points to use the U-NII 1 band (5150-5250 MHz). But the...
What, Why, Where, When, How: The New FCC Ruling Around 5 GHz
You don’t need me to tell you to know that we are in the midst of a technology revolution. It’s mobilizing the internet. And it’s transforming the way billions of...