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Publishing activities
This division includes the publishing of books, brochures, leaflets, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, atlases, maps and charts, publishing of newspapers, journals and periodicals, directory and mailing list and other publishing, as well as software publishing.

Publishing includes the acquisition of copyrights to content (information products) and making this content available to the general public by engaging in (or arranging for) the reproduction and distribution of this content in various forms. All the feasible forms of publishing (in print, electronic or audio form, on the Internet, as multimedia products such as CD-ROM reference books etc.), except publishing of motion pictures, are included in this division.

This division excludes the publishing of motion pictures, video tapes and movies on DVD or similar media (division 59) and the production of master copies for records or audio material (division 59). Also excluded is printing (see 18.11, 18.12) and the mass reproduction of recorded media (see 18.20).
59
Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities
This division includes production of theatrical and non-theatrical motion pictures whether on film, video tape or disc for direct projection in theatres or for broadcasting on television, supporting activities such as film editing, cutting, dubbing etc., distribution of motion pictures and other film productions to other industries, as well as motion picture or other film productions projection. Buying and selling of motion picture or other film productions distribution rights is also included.
This division also includes the sound recording activities, i.e. production of original sound master recordings, releasing, promoting and distributing them, publishing of music as well as sound recording service activities in a studio or elsewhere.
60
Programming and broadcasting activities
This division includes the activities of creating content or acquiring the right to distribute content and subsequently broadcasting that content, such as radio, television and data programs of entertainment, news, talk, and the like. Also included is data broadcasting, typically integrated with radio or TV broadcasting. The broadcasting can be performed using different technologies, over-the-air, via satellite, via a cable network or via Internet.
This division also includes the production of programs that are typically narrowcast in nature (limited format, such as news, sports, education, and youth-oriented programming) on a subscription or fee basis, to a third party, for subsequent broadcasting to the public.
This division excludes the distribution of cable and other subscription programming (see division 61).
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Telecommunications
This division includes the activities of providing telecommunications and related service activities, that is transmitting voice, data, text, sound and video. The transmission facilities that carry out these activities may be based on a single technology or a combination of technologies. The commonality of activities classified in this division is the transmission of content, without being involved in its creation. The breakdown in this division is based on the type of infrastructure operated.

In the case of transmission of television signals this may include the bundling of complete programming channels (produced in division 60) in to programme packages for distribution.

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Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
This division includes the following activities of providing expertise in the field of information technologies: writing, modifying, testing and supporting software, planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software and communication technologies, on-site management and operation of clients' computer systems and/or data processing facilities, and other professional and technical computer-related activities.

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Information service activities
This division includes the activities of web search portals, data processing and hosting activities, as well as other activities that primarily supply information.

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