Cisco buys Swedish startup; Raleigh signs deal with AT&T for 1-Gig service

More cable industry news from across the Web.

> Cisco Systems has agreed to buy Swedish network management company Tail-f Systems for $175 million in cash and retention-based incentives. Story

> In the wake of recent deals with Winston-Salem and Durham, Raleigh is the latest North Carolina city to ratify an agreement that clears AT&T to deploy "U-verse with GigaPower," the telco's fiber-based, 1-Gbps-capable platform. Story

> If Aereo prevails in its ability to continuing offering is over-the-air video service, which the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on as soon as tomorrow, the foundation of the NFL's television business could crumble, according to the Washington Post. Story

And finally... The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has tapped former Cablevision Systems Corp. executive vice president of Rainbow Advertising Sales Eglon Simons as its new president/CEO, effective June 23, 2014. Story

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