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1297.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008  
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Contents >> Socio-economic Objective >> DIVISION 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES

This division covers R&D directed towards the development, support and provision of information and communication services.
It includes:

  • telecommunication services;
  • computer programming or software services;
  • library and library database services;
  • presentation of educational displays for museums, art galleries and similar institutions;
  • printing and publishing of books and newspapers; and
  • environmental sustainability of information and communication services.
This division has six groups:
    8901 Communication Networks and Services
    8902 Computer Software and Services
    8903 Information Services
    8904 Media Services
    8998 Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
    8999 Other Information and Communication Services

    Exclusions:
    a) Management of energy consumption from information and communication services is included in Group 8507 Energy Conservation and Efficiency.
    b) Development and manufacture of computer hardware, communication equipment and electronic equipment, including assembly of components, are included in Division 86 Manufacturing.
    c) Installation of communications networks in buildings is included in Group 8705 Building Management and Services.
    d) R&D directed towards computer programming or software services which is specific to other socio-economic objectives is included in other appropriate groups, e.g. video streaming software is included in Group 8904 Media Services.
    e) Waste handling services such as collection, storage, recycling and disposal provided by local councils or private or non-profit waste management businesses are included in Group 9004 Water and Waste Services.
    f) Cinemas or motion picture exhibition is included in Group 9099 Other Commercial Services and Tourism.
    g) Music and theatre production mainly of a non-commercial nature is included in Group 9501 Arts and Leisure.
    h) Social impacts of media services are included in Group 9502 Communication.




This section contains the following subsection :
        GROUP 8901 COMMUNICATION NETWORKS AND SERVICES
        GROUP 8902 COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND SERVICES
        GROUP 8903 INFORMATION SERVICES
        GROUP 8904 MEDIA SERVICES
        GROUP 8998 ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES
        GROUP 8999 OTHER INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES

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