NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51791

Industry 51791

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51791 – Other Telecommunications

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51791: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in:

  1. Purchasing access and network capacity from owners and operators of telecommunications networks and reselling wired and wireless telecommunications services (except satellite) to businesses and households;
  2. Providing specialized telecommunications services, such as satellite tracking, communications telemetry, and radar station operation;
  3. Providing satellite terminal stations and associated facilities connected with one or more terrestrial systems and capable of transmitting telecommunications to, and receiving telecommunications from, satellite systems; or
  4. Providing Internet access services or Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services via client-supplied telecommunications connections. Establishments in this industry do not operate as telecommunications carriers. Mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) are included in this industry.
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Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51791

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 51791. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Dial-up Internet service providers, using client-supplied telecommunications connections
  • Earth stations (except satellite telecommunication carriers)
  • Internet service providers, using client-supplied telecommunications (e.g., dial-up ISPs)
  • Long-distance telecommunication resellers (except satellite)
  • Microwave telecommunication resellers
  • On-line access service providers, using client-supplied telecommunications (e.g., dial-up ISPs)
  • Pre-paid calling cards, telecommunications resellers
  • Radar station operations
  • Resellers, telecommunication (except satellite)
  • Satellite telemetry operations on a contract or fee basis
  • Satellite tracking stations
  • Telecommunications resellers
  • Telemetry and tracking system operations on a contract or fee basis
  • Telephone communications resellers (except satellite)
  • VoIP service providers, using client-supplied telecommunications connections
  • Wired telecommunication resellers
  • Wireless telecommunication resellers (except satellite)

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 51: Information
    • Subsector 517: Telecommunications
      • Industry Group 5179: Other Telecommunications
        • Industry 51791: Other Telecommunications (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 517911: Telecommunications Resellers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 517919: All Other Telecommunications

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