Following the partnership, Cisco has been named the official network infrastructure provider of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which is scheduled for July 20 to August 20 in Australia and New Zealand.
As per the deal, the American company will lend its technology and networking services in all nine hosting cities. The brand’s training institute, Cisco Networking Academy will also assist by providing an all-female group of local students to get a global opportunity to work on the placement and management of its technology services during the tournament.
Fatma Samoura, General Secretary of FIFA, said, “With Cisco’s expertise and solutions, we will have a seamless and securely connected tournament experience.”
Carrie Palin, Cisco’s Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, said, “We’re committed to enabling a connected experience for football fans worldwide and are proud of our role in supporting the game of football and using it as a platform to make a positive impact on players and fans.”
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