News Release

Cisco Systems Organizes Asia Pacific and Japan Broadband Summit

BANGKOK, Thailand - October 16, 2002 - Cisco Systems is
Oct 16, 2002

BANGKOK, Thailand - October 16, 2002 - Cisco Systems is holding a two-day event for the regional broadband industry in Bangkok, Thailand on November 7 and 8. The Asia Pacific and Japan Broadband Summit 2002 is targeted at business and technical decision makers in tier 1 and 2 service providers as well as systems integrators in the region.

One of the key topics that will be covered at the event is the future of Broadband and the emergence of Metro Ethernet as the technology for Business customers and Cable for Residential customers.

Key Cisco executives speaking at the event include Andrew Murray, Vice President, Service Provider Sales, Asia Pacific; Carson Chen, Vice President/General Manager, Cable and Wireless Platforms; and George Kurian, Vice President/General Manager, Video Business Unit. For the full agenda, please visit

In addition to interacting with Cisco network architects and other practitioners, participants will also learn from three successful broadband deployments: Hong Kong Broadband Network; Powercomm in Korea; and ZTV Corporation in Japan.

Summit details:

Dates: November 7 and 8, 2002
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

About Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco news and information are available at

# # #

Cisco, Cisco Systems and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.