Variant of NAICS 2012 - Energy sector

515210 - Pay and specialty television

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in broadcasting television programs, in a defined and limited format, such as family and youth-oriented, news, feature films, music, health, sports, religion, weather, travel and educational programming. These establishments may produce programs in their own broadcasting studios or they may acquire programming from external sources. The programming is delivered to subscribers by operators of cable or satellite distribution systems.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • specialty television (e.g., music, sports, news) channels

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • producing programs for television without broadcasting (See 512110 Motion picture and video production)
    • delivering programs to subscribers by cable or satellite systems (See 517112 Cable and other program distribution)
    • broadcasting television programs in a defined and limited format exclusively on the Internet (See 519130 Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals)
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