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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