NAICS Code Description

517 - Telecommunications

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Industries in the Telecommunications subsector group establishments that provide telecommunications and the services related to that activity (e.g., telephony, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP); cable and satellite television distribution services; Internet access; telecommunications reselling services). The Telecommunications subsector is primarily engaged in operating and/or providing access to facilities for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound, and video. Transmission facilities may be based on a single technology or a combination of technologies. Establishments in the Telecommunications subsector are grouped into three industry groups. The first two are comprised of establishments that operate transmission facilities and infrastructure that they own and/or lease, and provide telecommunications services using those facilities. The distinction between the first two industry groups is the type of infrastructure operated (i.e., wired and/or wireless or satellite). The third industry group is comprised of establishments that provide support activities, telecommunications reselling services, or many of the same services provided by establishments in the first two industry groups, but do not operate as telecommunications carriers. Establishments primarily engaged as independent contractors in the installation and maintenance of broadcasting and telecommunications systems are classified in Sector 23, Construction. Establishments known as Internet cafes, primarily engaged in offering limited Internet connectivity in combination with other services such as facsimile services, training, rental of on-site personal computers, game rooms, or food services are classified in Subsector 561, Administrative and Support Services, or Subsector 722, Food Services and Drinking Places, depending on the primary activity.

NAICS Codes that fall under 517 - Telecommunications

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 517 – Click for Complete Profiles:

AT&T IncDallasTX
Cellco PartnershipBasking RidgeNJ
Charter Communications IncStamfordCT
Sprint CorporationOverland ParkKS
T-Mobile Usa IncBellevueWA
Verizon Select Services IncGrapevineTX
Centurylink IncMonroeLA
Sprint Communications IncOverland ParkKS
Nevada Bell Telephone CompanyRenoNV
Verizon Business Global LLCAshburnVA