NAICS Code 519130 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals

Industry

Information

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) publishing and/or broadcasting content on the Internet exclusively or (2) operating Web sites that use a search engine to generate and maintain extensive databases of Internet addresses and content in an easily searchable format (and known as Web search portals). The publishing and broadcasting establishments in this industry do not provide traditional (non-Internet) versions of the content that they publish or broadcast. They provide textual, audio, and/or video content of general or specific interest on the Internet exclusively. Establishments known as Web search portals often provide additional Internet services, such as e-mail, connections to other web sites, auctions, news, and other limited content, and serve as a home base for Internet users.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Providing wired broadband Internet access using own operated telecommunications infrastructure: classified in Industry 517110, Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Providing both Internet publishing and other print or electronic (e.g., CD-ROM, diskette) editions in the same establishment or using proprietary networks to distribute content: classified in Subsector 511,Publishing Industries (except Internet) based on the materials produced
  • Providing Internet access via client-supplied telecommunications connections: classified in U.S. Industry 517919, All Other Telecommunications
  • Providing streaming services on content owned by others: classified in Industry 518210, Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
  • Wholesaling goods on the Internet: classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade
  • Retailing goods on the Internet: classified in Sector 44-45, Retail Trade
  • Operating stock brokerages, travel reservation systems, purchasing services, and similar activities using the Internet rather than traditional methods: classified with the more traditional establishments providingthese services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Internet periodical publishers
  • Internet game sites
  • Internet book publishers
  • Internet video broadcast sites
  • Internet search web sites
  • Internet radio stations
  • Internet news publishers
  • Internet entertainment sites
  • Web search portals
  • Internet sports sites
  • Internet search portals

Industries Included

  • Advertising periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Agricultural magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Almanac publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Art publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Atlas publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Broadcasting exclusively on Internet, audio
  • Broadcasting exclusively on Internet, video
  • Business directory publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Calendar publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Catalog of collections publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Children's coloring book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Comic book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Diary and time scheduler publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Dictionary publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Directory publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Discount coupon book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Electronic directory publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Encyclopedia publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Entertainment sites, Internet
  • Fiction book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Financial magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Game sites, Internet
  • Greeting card publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Guide, street map, publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Internet book publishers
  • Internet broadcasting
  • Internet comic book publishing
  • Internet entertainment sites
  • Internet game sites
  • Internet magazine publishing
  • Internet news publishers
  • Internet newsletter publishing
  • Internet newspaper publishing
  • Internet periodical publishers
  • Internet radio stations
  • Internet search portals
  • Internet search web sites
  • Internet sports sites
  • Internet video broadcast sites
  • Juvenile magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Magazine publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Map publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Medical journal and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Newsletter publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Newspaper publishing, exclusively on Internet
  • Nonfiction book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Pamphlet publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Pattern and plan (e.g., clothing patterns) publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Portals, web search
  • Postcard publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Poster publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Professional book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Professional magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Publishers, Internet greeting card
  • Publishers, Internet map
  • Publishers, Internet racing form
  • Racetrack program publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Racing form publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Radio guide publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Radio schedule publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Religious book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Religious magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Scholarly journal publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Scholastic magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • School book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • School textbook publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Scientific journal and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Search portals, Internet
  • Social networking sites, Internet
  • Special interest portals (e.g., parents sharing information about child rearing, etc.), internet
  • Street map and guide publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Technical magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Technical manual publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Telephone directory publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Television guide publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Trade journal publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Trade magazine and periodical publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Travel guide book publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • University press publishers, exclusively on Internet
  • Video broadcasting, exclusively on Internet
  • Web broadcasting
  • Web communities
  • Web search portals
  • Yearbook (e.g., high school, college, university) publishers, exclusively on Internet