Clipping of cable company, perhaps modelled on telco.
cableco (plural cablecos)
- (telecommunications) A company that offers cable services (television, Internet, etc.).
1996, Bruce L. Egan, Information superhighways revisited: the economics of multimedia, page 159:
- Both telcos and cablecos can deploy fiber backbone networks at a fraction of the cost of FTTH or even FTTC...