Digital Satellite Broadcasting Corporation
Digital Satellite Broadcasting Corporation was one of four companies bidding for Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service, or SDARS, licenses in the United States. The service would have been a listener-supported subscription digital audio service.
1997 April: American Mobile Satellite Corporation and Satellite CD Radio, Inc. are each awarded SDARS licenses. The companies eventually become known XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio, respectively. Primosphere Limited Partnership and Digital Satellite Broadcasting Corporation are denied licenses by becoming third and fourth lowest bidders, respectively, during the auction.
2001 September 25: XM Satellite Radio officially launches.
2002 July 1: Sirius Satellite Radio officially launches.
- http://dev.space.com/spacenews/archive95/sn1995.fff1476.html FCC sets aside spectrum for SDARS
- Primosphere Limited Partnership
- Sirius Satellite Radio
- XM Satellite Radio
- Federal Communications Commission
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