Dreams of a cable symbolize that you are getting hooked up, fixed up or plugged into a love/partnership arrangement. You are either finding your creative outlet or finding a creative partnership for your business.
If the cable is strong, then it represents strength, stamina and durability in the partnership.
If the cable is frayed, then it represents vulnerability, weakness and fragility in the relationship. See Television, Communication, Plug and Wire.... Strangest Dream Explanations
In the sense of a rope, a cable will represent strength and security, and may have the same connotation as any binding image. However, in this technological age, from cables associated with television and computers, they also suggest efficient communication from a remote source.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a cable may highlight the strength of her bonds with someone else whereas in a man’s dream it can suggest restrictions within his closest relationships.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Reliable help that, if received often, is an aid when descending from a tower or a high building. Aid when one is fleeing. But also a symbol for bonding as well as being tied up. Dreams about a rope always have something to do with security, similar to Anchor and Buoy.
Rope / Cord. Obstacle dream; or desiring or needing to connect with somebody / something. Despair (the rope that you hang yourself with, the rope of the gallows).... Little Giant Encyclopedia