517312 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating and maintaining switching and transmission facilities to provide communications via the airwaves. Establishments in this industry have spectrum licenses and provide services using that spectrum, such as cellular phone services, paging services, wireless Internet access, and wireless video services.

Illustrative Examples:

Cellular telephone services
Paging services, except satellite
Wireless Internet service providers, except satellite
Wireless telephone communications carriers, except satellite


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Operating and maintaining wired telecommunications networks--are classified in U.S. Industry 517311, Wired Telecommunications Carriers;
  • Operating and maintaining satellite networks--are classified in Industry 517410, Satellite Telecommunications;
  • Providing satellite television distribution services--are classified in U.S. Industry 517311, Wired Telecommunications Carriers; and
  • Operating as mobile virtual network operations (MVNO)--are classified in U.S. Industry 517911, Telecommunications Resellers.
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Entries
517210 517210 517312  Beeper (i.e., radio pager) communication carriers
517210 517210 517312  Cellular telephone communication carriers
517210 517210 517312  Cellular telephone services
517210 517210 517312  Cellular telephone stores, primarily selling cellular phone service plans
517210 517210 517312  Mobile phone stores, primarily selling mobile phone service plans
517210 517210 517312  Mobile telephone communication carriers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Paging services (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Radio paging services communications carriers
517210 517210 517312  Ship-to-shore broadcasting communication carriers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Telecommunications carriers, cellular telephone
517210 517210 517312  Telephone communications carriers, wireless (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Two-way paging communication carriers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Wireless data communication carriers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Wireless Internet service providers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Wireless phone stores, primarily selling wireless phone service plans
517210 517210 517312  Wireless telephone communications carriers (except satellite)
517210 517210 517312  Wireless video services (except satellite)