When the summer started, it was cable making all the consolidation news with an abundance of rumors. But it has been the broadcasters actually making acquisitions. The latest came Mon, with Nexstar announcing a deal to acquire Citadel’s stations in Des Moines, Sioux City and Rock Island, IL, for $88mln. Read on for additional deals and how industry players like ACA, Time Warner Cable and DirecTV have responded.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Media General is sounding the alert, warning that its retrans consent contract with DISH expires on Sept 30.
Nielsen has released its total TV Universe estimate, bumping it from 114.2mln to 115.8mln homes.

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Liberty Global Sells Poland Ops

Liberty Global agreed to sell 100% of its operations in Poland to Iliad S.A. ’s Polish subsidiary Play for $1.8 billion. Liberty’s UPC Poland passed 3.7 million homes and served 1.5 million customers at

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