When using fiber connectivity within the network infrastructure, the digital signals sent by network devices are converted into light beams, sent across the fiber link, and converted back into digital signals on the other side. The major advantages of using fiber cabling include the following:
- It offers high transfer rates (more than 10Gbps)
- It operates over long distances (up to 100 km)
- It is immune to radio interference
There are a variety of copper cable types that can be used in network infrastructures:
- Twisted-pair (UTP and . . .
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