Unfettered muni broadband nears end in N.C.; MTV CEO steps down

Cable industry news from across the Web:

@FierceCable RT @dvice: Watch out Sony: Hackers may be planning a third round of attacks on the Playstation Network this weekend. Story | Follow @FierceCable

> North Carolina municipalities that want to get into the broadband business will soon have multiple hoops through which to jump now that a new law has passed through the legislature and moved to Gov. Beverly Perdue's desk. Story

> MTV Networks Chairwoman Judy McGrath is stepping down from that post, according to a vague but flowery news release issued by MTV's parent company Viacom. News release

> Mid-Hudson Cable has turned down $3.5 million worth of federal stimulus money and will build out its broadband projects with its own resources. Story

> Spanish language TV broadcaster Entravision said that its revenue growth was "primarily driven by retransmission consent revenue." Story

And finally ... Motorola Mobility has agreed to keep its headquarters in Libertyville, Ill. thanks to tax and financial incentives it received from the state. Story