a system of broadcasting television programming to private subscribers by means of coaxial cable.
Also called cable TV, pay cable.
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Examples from the Web for cable television
Recently she was offered $10,000 to do an on-camera interview for the cable-television program I Married a Mobster.Whitey Bulger’s Women: Inside the Terror and Glamour of His Ex-Girlfriends|T.J. English|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Most GOP candidates would rather hit the cable-television circuit than slog through dozens of small towns.
British Dictionary definitions for cable television
a television service in which programmes are distributed to subscribers' televisions by cable rather than by broadcast transmission
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