NAICS Code 517410 - Satellite Telecommunications

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing telecommunications services to other establishments in the telecommunications and broadcasting industries by forwarding and receiving communications signals via a system of satellites or reselling satellite telecommunications.


NAICS Code 517410 - Satellite Telecommunications is a final level code of the “Information” Sector. There are 10 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 8,225 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 517410 - Satellite Telecommunications are:

  • Earth stations for satellite communication carriers
  • Long-distance telephone satellite communication carriers
  • Resellers, satellite telecommunication
  • Satellite telecommunication carriers
  • Satellite telecommunication resellers
  • Telephone communications carriers, satellite


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 517410 - Satellite Telecommunications that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in providing direct-to-home satellite television services to individual households or consumers are classified in NAICS Code - 517110 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers..