See also: Multiple Service Provider, Multi-Channel Operator

CIMM DEFINITION: Companies that own and operate a number of individual cable systems in the US and Canada.

2: A cable company that serves multiple cable systems. Commonly accepted as a definition of large cable companies. (Source: Nielsen)

3: A generic industry acronym for a cable TV system operator; more correctly, any cable network operator with more than one cable TV system. (Source: IAB)