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CITADEL MAKES 12TH-HOUR DEAL WITH DIRECTV

April 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest feud over retransmission consent fees went down to the wire — and past — on Thursday, but, like most similar ones, the dispute between Citadel Communications and DirecTV ended without a shutdown. Citadel had said that it was prepared to yank feeds from its stations in Des Moines and Davenport, Iowa and Lincoln, […]

SATELLITE OPERATOR DIRECTV MAY LOSE STATIONS

March 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Cable subscribers hoping to avoid getting caught in the crossfire between their providers and network affiliates over retransmission-consent fees by switching to satellite may have to rethink their strategy following word that three stations owned by Citadel Communications may be yanked from DirecTV next week. In a statement, Citadel warned its viewers in Des Moines […]