cable telephone

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cable telephone

A voice over IP (VoIP) telephone service provided by a cable TV company. It uses the same cable that provides television service, but requires that the subscriber's phones be attached to cable adapters for hookup to the cable. See cable TV, VoIP and triple play.
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Based on an examination of the cable operators' networks, Insight quantified the numbers of business telephone lines accessible to IP telephony and other cable telephony solutions, assessed the line loss risk to the local telephone companies, and forecasted cable company revenue potentials.
In addition, this announcement reflects the continuing innovation that is the result of integrating the talent and technology of our recent acquisitions with our existing cable telephony assets.
Cable telephony subscriber growth continues to be strong, with almost 8 million new subscribers added around the world over the past 12 months, reports In-Stat (http://www.
com/research/be4f18/34_million_subscri) has announced the addition of the "34 Million Subscribers: Worldwide Cable Telephony Services Continue to Expand" report to their offering.
Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology has proven to be the key market enabler for cable telephony services and subscriber growth, reports In-Stat (http://www.
com/reports/c54695) has announced the addition of The Worldwide Market for Cable Telephony Services to their offering.
In Fitch's opinion, the most significant factors driving the RGU growth in 2006 are the cable MSOs ability to scale their cable telephony business coupled with the increasing importance of the triple play service bundle.
The scale of this erosion, which is expected to reach a total of approximately 6 million, representing cable telephony net additions in 2006 of more than 3 million, has increased with the widespread availability of cable telephony and its associated multi-service bundles.
The growing success of cable telephony is consistent with its increasing availability.
The VoIP Report (3rd Edition)" published in April of 2006, provides detailed analysis of 55 VoIP providers and nine "Carriers to Watch," including ILECs, CLECs, cable telephony, IM telephony, PC-to-PC telephony, pure-play VoIP and wholesale providers.
The cable industry's ability to scale cable telephony business is the most significant factor driving RGU growth.
By the end of 2006 a significant portion of households within Embarq's service territory will have access to a cable telephony service.