NAICS Code Description

517112 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 517112 – Click for Complete Profiles:

T-Mobile Us IncBellsouth LLC
Cellco PartnershipNextel Communications Inc
AT&T Mobility LLCTelephone and Data Systems Inc
Verizon Select Services IncAlltel Corporation
Lumen Technologies IncBellSouth Telecom LLC

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 service carriers
Wireless Internet service providers, except satellite
Paging services, 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 517111, Wired Telecommunications Carriers;
  • Operating and maintaining satellite network infrastructure that they own and/or lease--are classified in Industry 517410, Satellite Telecommunications;
  • Providing satellite television distribution services--are classified in U.S. Industry 517111, Wired Telecommunications Carriers;
  • Acting as agents for wireless telecommunications services, including operating as agents for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs)--are classified in U.S. Industry 517122, Agents for Wireless Telecommunications Services; and
  • Providing expert advice in the field of information technology or in integrating communication and computer systems--are classified in Industry 54151, Computer Systems Design and Related Services.
Index Entries for 517112
517210517210517312517112Beeper (i.e., radio pager) communication carriers
517210517210517312517112Cellular telephone communication carriers
517210517210517312517112Cellular telephone service carriers
517210517210517312517112Mobile telephone communication carriers (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Paging services (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Radio paging services communications carriers
517210517210517312517112Ship-to-shore broadcasting communication carriers (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Telecommunications carriers, cellular telephone
517210517210517312517112Telephone communications carriers, wireless (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Two-way paging communication carriers (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Wireless data communication carriers (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Wireless Internet service providers (except satellite)
517210517210517312517112Wireless telephone communications carriers (except satellite)