Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by DIRECTV
Founded:
1991
Description:
PrimeStar is a direct-broadcast satellite broadcasting company.

Detailed Description

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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.