Meaning of “cable” - Learner’s Dictionary

cable

noun uk us /ˈkeɪbl/
ROPE [ C, U ]

thick wire twisted into a rope

SYSTEM [ U ]

B1 the system of sending television programmes or telephone signals along wires under the ground:

cable TV
This channel is only available on cable.

(Definition of “cable” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)