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Cable television

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  1. a system of providing television to consumers via radio frequency signals transmitted to televisions through fixed optical fibers or coaxial cables as opposed to the over-the-air method used in traditional television broadcasting (via radio waves) in

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  2. The abbreviation CATV is often used to mean "Cable TV"

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  3. originally stood for Community Antenna Television, from cable television's origins in 1948

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  4. in areas where over-the-air reception was limited by mountainous terrain, large "community antennas" were constructed, and cable was run from them to individual homes

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  5. most commonplace in North America, Europe, Australia and East Asia, though it is present in many other countries, mainly in South America and the Middle East

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