Simple Definition of cable television
: a system in which television signals are sent through cables rather than through the air
Full Definition of cable television
: a system of television reception in which signals from distant stations are picked up by a master antenna and sent by cable to the individual receivers of paying subscribers —called also cable TV
First Known Use of cable television
CABLE TELEVISION Defined for Kids
Definition of cable television for Students
: a television system in which paying customers receive the television signals over electrical wires
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