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Cable

Exchange rate between British pound sterling and the U.S. dollar.

Cable

1. Informal; the exchange rate between the British pound and the U.S. dollar. This term is used by currency traders, and it originates from the transatlantic cables used to wire the exchange rate between the two currencies in the 19th century.

2. Informal for the GBP.
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Table 23: Global Submarine Optical Fiber Cable Market
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Resistance is undesirable because it produces losses in the energy flowing through the cable.
The second key objective is to develop, design, produce and operate this HTS cable system.
Advertisers are realizing that the population they reach through cable is composed of active consumers, while people who can't afford cable also can't afford what they are selling--be it cellular phones, banks or whatever," says Horacio Gennari, general director of the Business Bureau, which conducts market research on the cable industry in Argentina.
In other words, it is optimal to space the peripherals at equal intervals along the cable.
The halcyon days of cable growth may be over, but opportunities abound and will probably expand even more if telephone companies are allowed into the cable mix.
Adelphia received shares of Time Warner Cable Class A common stock on July 31, 2006 as part of the payment for systems bought from Adelphia.
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The mandate for abandoned cable removal will be enforced.
This article is intended to focus attention on significant cable characteristics and their interaction in the total cable assembly design.
NEW YORK -- Samsung, Time Warner Cable and Advance/Newhouse Communications announced that interactive digital cable services are now live on the Samsung HL-S5686C Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP(TM)) compliant DLP HDTV and SMT-H3050 High Definition Set-top Boxes (HDSTB) in Time Warner Cable's New York City systems, and will soon be expanding to other Time Warner Cable cities, including Milwaukee, WI, and cities covered by Advance/Newhouse's Bright House Networks cable systems.