Asked Sep 23, 2019

What are the advantages of fiber optics over copper as a transmission medium?


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Advantages of Fiber Optic Cables over Copper Wires are:

  • Fiber optic cables are less expensive than copper wires.
  • It is light weighted cable as compared to copper wires.
  • It consumes less power and it saves money as compared to copper wires which consumes more power.
  • The diameter of fiber optic is smaller, so it is thinner as compared to the copper wires.
  • The data is more secure in fibre optic cable than copper w...

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