NAICS Code 515120

NAICS 515120

NAICS Code 515120 – Television Broadcasting

Definition of NAICS Code 515120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in broadcasting images together with sound. These establishments operate television broadcasting studios and facilities for the programming and transmission of programs to the public. These establishments also produce or transmit visual programming to affiliated broadcast television stations, which in turn broadcast the programs to the public on a predetermined schedule. Programming may originate in their own studio, from an affiliated network, or from external sources.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 515120

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Broadcasting exclusively on the Internet–are classified in Industry NAICS 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Producing taped television program materials–are classified in Industry NAICS 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production;
  • Furnishing cable and other pay television services–are classified in Industry NAICS 517110, Wired Telecommunications Carriers; and
  • Producing and broadcasting television programs for cable and satellite television systems–are classified in Industry NAICS 515210, Cable and Other Subscription Programming.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 515120

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 this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Broadcasting networks, television
  • Broadcasting stations, television
  • Network television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting networks
  • Television broadcasting stations

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 515120

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 7610NAICS 515120
  • CA WC: 7610
  • DE WC: 936
  • PA WC: 936
  • MI WC: 7610
  • NJ WC: 7610
  • NY WC: 7610
  • WY WC: 515120
  • GL: 98597
  • SIC: 4833

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Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

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NAICS Code 515120