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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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* Establishment and exaltation of cable television ethics.
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Videotron, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access, cable telephone and mobile telephone services.
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WORCESTER - Advocates for local public access cable programming are pushing for a bigger piece of the funding pie as part of the city's cable television license renewal with Charter Communications.
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"Cablevision is proud to serve the Paterson community and build upon our longstanding relationship by providing new public access studio equipment and supporting the creation of a computer resource center," said Adam Falk, vice president of government affairs with Cablevision, which gave Paterson a $150,000 technology grant to purchase all of the studio equipment as part of its cable television franchise commitment to the city.