5910 Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

5910 Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing internet access services. Also included are units which provide web search portals used to search the internet.

Primary activities

  • Internet access provision
  • Internet access service, on-line
  • Internet search portal operation
  • Internet search web site operation
  • Internet service provision (ISP)
  • Portal web search operation
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Provision (Software-based)
  • Web search portal operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • publishing or broadcasting exclusively on the internet are included in Class 5700 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting;
  • providing web hosting services are included in Class 5921 Data Processing and Web Hosting Services;
  • internet and web design consulting services are included in Class 7000 Computer System Design and Related Services; and
  • operating units of stock brokerages, travel reservation systems, purchasing services, and similar activities using the internet rather than traditional methods are included in classes according to their primary activity.
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