2007 NAICS Definitions

517110 Wired Telecommunications Carriers

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating and/or providing access to transmission facilities and infrastructure that they own and/or lease for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound, and video using wired telecommunications networks. Transmission facilities may be based on a single technology or a combination of technologies. Establishments in this industry use the wired telecommunications network facilities that they operate to provide a variety of services, such as wired telephony services, including VoIP services; wired (cable) audio and video programming distribution; and wired broadband Internet services. By exception, establishments providing satellite television distribution services using facilities and infrastructure that they operate are included in this industry.

Illustrative Examples:

Broadband Internet service providers, wired (e.g. cable, DSL) Local telephone carriers, wired Cable television distribution services Long-distance telephone carriers, wired Closed circuit television (CCTV) services VoIP service providers, using own operated wired telecommunications infrastructure Direct-to-home satellite system (DTH) services Telecommunications carriers, wired Satellite television distribution systems Multichannel multipoint distribution services (MMDS)

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Corresponding Index Entries
517110517510 513220 Cable program distribution operators
517110517110 513310 Cable television distribution services
517110517510 513220 Cable TV providers (except networks)
517110517510 513220 Closed circuit television (CCTV) services
517110517510 513220 Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services
517110517510 513220 Direct-to-home satellite system (DTH) services
517110518111 514191 Internet service providers, using own operated wired telecommunications infrastructure (e.g., cable, DSL)
517110517110 513310 Local telephone carriers, wired
517110517110 513310 Long-distance telephone carriers, wired
517110517510 513310 Multichannel multipoint distribution services (MMDS)
517110517510 513220 Music program distribution, cable or satellite
517110518111 514191 On-line access service providers, using own operated wired telecommunications infrastructure
517110517510 513220 Satellite master antenna television service (SMATV)
517110517510 513220 Satellite television distribution systems
517110517110 513310 Telecommunications carriers, wired
517110517510 513220 Television operations, closed circuit
517110517110 513310 VoIP service providers, using own operated wired telecommunications infrastructure