515210 Cable and Other Subscription Programming

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating studios and facilities for the broadcasting of programs on a subscription or fee basis. The broadcast programming is typically narrowcast in nature (e.g., limited format, such as news, sports, education, or youth-oriented). These establishments produce programming in their own facilities or acquire programming from external sources. The programming material is usually delivered to a third party, such as cable systems or direct-to-home satellite systems, for transmission to viewers.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Producing taped television program materials--are classified in Industry 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production;
  • Producing and transmitting television programs to affiliated stations--are classified in Industry 515120, Television Broadcasting;
  • Furnishing cable and other pay television services--are classified in U.S. Industry 517311, Wired Telecommunications Carriers; and
  • Retailing merchandise by electronic media, such as television--are classified in Industry 454110, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses.
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Entries
515210 515210 515210  Cable broadcasting networks
515210 515210 515210  Cable television networks
515210 515210 515210  Networks, cable television
515210 515210 515210  Pay television networks
515210 515210 515210  Pay-per-view cable programming
515210 515210 515210  Satellite television networks
515210 515210 515210  Specialty television (e.g., music, sports, news) cable networks
515210 515210 515210  Subscription television networks
515210 515210 515210  Television subscription services