Definition

cable TV or CATV (community antenna television)

Cable TV is also known as "CATV" (community antenna television). In addition to bringing television programs to those millions of people throughout the world who are connected to a community antenna, cable TV will likely become a popular way to interact with the World Wide Web and other new forms of multimedia information and entertainment services.

Also see cable modem, interactive TV, and WebTV.

This was last updated in July 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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