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Cisco to Announce New Internet Traffic Growth Forecast and Host International Forum on Policy Implications on the Surging Bandwidth Demand

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 31, 2011 –Cisco will host a virtual
May 31, 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 31, 2011 –Cisco will host a virtual international forum from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce the latest findings of the Cisco Visual Networking Index forecast on global Internet traffic growth and to host a panel discussing the impact of this surge in bandwidth demand on service providersnetworks, consumer and business services, regulatory policies and government transformation.


Suraj Shetty, Cisco vice president of global service provider marketing, will unveil new, groundbreaking data on trends in global Internet Protocol (IP) traffic through 2015, as projected by a new release of the Cisco Visual Networking Index.

Dr. Robert Pepper, Cisco vice president of government affairs, will then host a roundtable discussion with the following international policy leaders:

  • Blair Levin, Aspen fellow and author of the U.S. National Broadband Plan (2009)
  • John Horrigan, vice president, Policy Research, TechNet
  • Carlos Rodriguez, manager of regulatory affairs, Telefónica USA
  • Philippe Dongier, sector manager, Global ICT, World Bank

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Time: 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. (PDT) / noon p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EDT)

To attend, please register, in advance, at: Cisco VNI Forecast Webcast


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