Recognizing Wired Networks and Media Types

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Identifying & Working with Fiber Optic Cable

Last Updated On : Friday, May 22, 2015Fiber optic cable transmits light (photons) instead of electricity, and this light is transmitted over glass or plastic. Glass is known as the media for fiber optics, just like copper is known as the media for twisted-pair cabling. The glass or plastic strands in fiber optic cabling are […]

Identifying & Working with Twisted-Pair Cables

Last Updated On : Friday, May 22, 2015Twisted-pair cable is the cable most commonly used in local area networks. It’s relatively easy to work with, flexible, efficient, and fast. As a network administrator, you should know how to identify the different types of twisted-pair cabling, as well as how to install twisted-pair cabling in a […]