Coaxial cable is used to carry television signals. Most cable companies use this existing technology to also carry other digital signals (like Internet, digital TV, etc.). Use for questions about running and installing the cable.

Coaxial cable is a shielded cable, used commonly for the transmission of television signals within a home. It consists of a solid copper core surrounded by a dielectric insulator, a woven metallic shield, and an outer plastic jacket.


RG-6, and RG-59 are the most likely types to be found in residential applications.