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

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Founded:
1991
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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.

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Nov 24, 2010Wired News - DIRECTV acquired PrimeStar
Apr 30, 1997articles.latimes.com - DirecTV Purchase of PrimeStar to Shrink Satellite TV Universe

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