NAICS Code 517911

NAICS 517911

NAICS Code 517911 – Telecommunications Resellers

Definition of NAICS Code 517911: This U.S. industry comprises establishments engaged in 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. Establishments in this industry resell telecommunications; they do not operate transmission facilities and infrastructure. Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) are included in this industry.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 517911

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.

  • Operating and maintaining wired telecommunications networks–are classified in Industry NAICS 517110, Wired Telecommunications Carriers;
  • Operating and maintaining wireless telecommunications networks–are classified in Industry NAICS 517210, Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite); and
  • Reselling satellite telecommunications services–are classified in Industry NAICS 517410, Satellite Telecommunications.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 517911

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.

  • Long-distance telecommunication resellers (except satellite)
  • Microwave telecommunication resellers
  • Pre-paid calling cards, telecommunications resellers
  • Resellers, telecommunication (except satellite)
  • Telecommunications resellers
  • Telephone communications resellers (except satellite)
  • Wired telecommunication resellers
  • Wireless telecommunication resellers (except satellite)

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 517911

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): 7600NAICS 517911
  • CA WC: 7600
  • DE WC: 757
  • PA WC: 757
  • MI WC: 7600
  • NJ WC: 7600
  • NY WC: 7600
  • WY WC: 517911
  • GL: 99600
  • SIC: 4813

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 517911 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 517911