Status
Acquired by DIRECTV on January 3, 2013
Description:
PrimeStar is a direct-broadcast satellite broadcasting company.

Company Details

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Founded:
1991
Employees:
None found in CrunchBase

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.