cableco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of cable company, perhaps modelled on telco.

Noun[edit]

cableco (plural cablecos)

  1. (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...