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Transportation & Public Utilities

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This major group includes establishments furnishing point-to-point communications services, whether intended to be received aurally or visually; and radio and television broadcasting. This major group also includes establishments primarily engaged in providing paging and beeper services and those engaged in leasing telephone lines or other methods of telephone transmission, such as optical fiber lines and microwave or satellite facilities, and reselling the use of such methods to others.


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 48 - Communications that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing telephone answering services are classified in Services, Industry 7389.

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