NAICS Code 515210

NAICS 515210

NAICS Code 515210 – Cable and Other Subscription Programming

Definition of NAICS Code 515210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating studios and facilities for the broadcasting of programs on a subscription or fee basis. The broadcast programming is typically narrowcast in nature (e.g., limited format, such as news, sports, education, or youth-oriented). These establishments produce programming in their own facilities or acquire programming from external sources. The programming material is usually delivered to a third party, such as cable systems or direct-to-home satellite systems, for transmission to viewers.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 515210

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.

  • Producing taped television program material–are classified in Industry NAICS 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production;
  • Producing and transmitting television programs to affiliated stations–are classified in Industry NAICS 515120, Television Broadcasting;
  • Furnishing cable and other pay television services–are classified in Industry NAICS 517110, Wired Telecommunications Carriers; and
  • Retailing merchandise by electronic media, such as television–are classified in Industry 45411, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 515210

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.

  • Cable broadcasting networks
  • Cable television networks
  • Networks, cable television
  • Pay television networks
  • Pay-per-view cable programming
  • Satellite television networks
  • Specialty television (e.g., music, sports, news) cable networks
  • Subscription television networks
  • Television subscription services

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 515210

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 515210
  • CA WC: 7606
  • DE WC: 759
  • PA WC: 759
  • MI WC: 7610
  • NJ WC: 7600
  • NY WC: 7610
  • WY WC: 515210
  • GL: 91315
  • SIC: 4841

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 515210 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

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 515210