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Cisco Receives Second Request from the U.S. Department of Justice Regarding Proposed Acquisition of TANDBERG

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 3, 2009 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)
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Dec 04, 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 3, 2009 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it has received a Request for Additional Information from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)  with respect to its previously announced proposed acquisition of TANDBERG. The request for information from the DOJ, often referred to as a "second request", is part of the regulatory process under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act).

Cisco intends to respond expeditiously to this request and continue to work cooperatively with the DOJ in connection with its review. On October 1, 2009, Cisco announced a voluntary cash tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares of TANDBERG. Cisco continues to expect the transaction will close during the first half of calendar year 2010.

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