Cisco Drives Industry Standards For Broadband Wireless Internet Services

October 26, 1999 Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, announced that it is joining forces with 10 leading companies, including technology and integration leader Bechtel Telecommunications, to drive open standards for broadband wireless Internet services.Founding partners in this new wireless standards-based partnership include wireless equipment and integration leader Motorola; advanced silicon solutions leader Broadcom Corporation; worldwide leader in DSP and analog, Texas Instruments; consumer electronics leaders Samsung, Toshiba and Pace Micro Technology; and technology and integration leaders Bechtel Telecommunications, KPMG Consulting, LCC International and EDS. Cisco is leading the formation of this open wireless ecosystem of partners to stimulate the rapid development of innovative consumer devices and appliances based on cutting-edge technologies.