Local governments lack funding, not desire, to expand broadband, survey finds

by • 2 months ago

Many cities, counties and tribal governments have broadband projects ready, but not enough funding, according to a report from Cisco.

Cisco targets rural broadband expansion with North Carolina center

by • 3 months ago

Cisco executives said a new Rural Broadband Center will showcase technologies designed to reduce internet providers' costs of expanding service.

Strategies to create user-centric digital services

by • 5 months ago

Cisco’s Marc Moffett explores new ways of looking at digital service integration that offer modern and secure interactions for employees and citizens.

The future of work for state and local governments

by • 5 months ago

Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses how state and local agencies can offer flexibility to their workforce, and address challenges around security and connectivity.

Cities should avoid building an IT 'Frankenstein,' says local CIO

by • 8 months ago

Planning ahead for interoperability is critical for cities, Carlsbad, California's chief innovation officer, David Graham, told an online conference.

Cisco backs off 'smart city' business

by • 9 months ago

The technology firm says it will "move away from" its Kinect for Cities software product line, as organizations around the world scale back their extraneous programs.

Cisco announces hotspot delivery program in Michigan

by • 10 months ago

A Cisco program will deliver outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 libraries and community centers around Detroit.

For fighting fires, video conferencing is 'game-changing,' says Nevada department

by • 1 year ago

Fire teams are drawing video feeds from drones and using video conferencing to communicate across jurisdictions, replacing manual processes that could take days to complete previously.

Narrowing the digital divide with holistic infrastructure

by • 1 year ago

As state and local leaders adjust to employees’ working from home, now is a good time to think creatively on how to confront connectivity challenges.