NAICS Code 515210 Cable and Other Subscription Programming




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.

Cross References

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

Industries Included

  • 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

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:6016

Est. Employment:134645