Cisco expects 5G windfalls in the future
June 10, 2019 / NA
Cisco is primarily known for its switches and routers for service providers and enterprises. It has not been a big competitor in the radio access networking space against vendors such as Ericsson and Nokia. But on its fiscal third quarter 2019 earnings call this week, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins mentioned “wired and wireless” networking a few times. We are moving into an era of truly immersive and pervasive wireless connectivity, which generates demand for high density, low latency performance, for real-time experiences over both wired and wireless networks, said Robbins, according to a Seeking Alpha transcript. “Our guys like to say behind every great wireless network is a great wired network.