Cable television – public telecommunication service, a system of providing television or radiobroadcast to consumers.

Cable TV network – telecommunication network to compose cable TV service.

ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) – an international telecommunications standard that allows a communications channel to carry several data streams simultaneously.

Subscribers line – in telephony, the local loop (also referred to as a subscriber line) is the physical link or circuit that connects from the demarcation point of the customer premises to the edge of the carrier or telecommunications service provider's network.

xDSL (Digital Subscriber Line: ADSL, SDSL, etc.) – a range of technologies which allows high bandwidth services to be carried over traditional telephone lines.


Communication statistics cover all enterprises whose main activities are post and courier activities or telecommunication services. Enterprises whose main activities are postal or telecommunication services are enumerated completely.


Estonian Classification of Economic Activities (EMTAK 2008) based on NACE Rev.2.

J61 Telecommunications
611 ..wired telecommunications activities
612 ..wireless telecommunications activities
613 ..satellite telecommunications activities
619 ..other telecommunications activities


Eesti statistika aastaraamat. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia


Tiina Pärson
Enterprise and Agricultural Statistics Department
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Updated: 20.12.2013