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Acquired byDIRECTV
Date1/2013
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PrimeStar

PrimeStar was a U.S. direct broadcast satellite broadcasting company formed in 1991 by a consortium of cable television system operators. PrimeStar was the first medium-powered DBS system in the United States but slowly declined in popularity with the arrival of DirecTV in 1994 and Dish Network in 1996.

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  1. DirecTV Buys PrimeStar (wired.com) [edit]
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