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These advantages makes the use of optical fiber the most logical choice in data transmission

  These advantages makes the use of optical fiber the most logical choice in data transmission.Twenty five years ago, fiber was just being introduced. It was expensive and required PhD's from Bell Labs to install it while copper wire was easy to install. Today most communications installers do fiber and wireless as well as copper.
  Because fiber is so powerful, at today's network speeds fiber still has plenty of headroom and users can look to the future of ten to one hundred gigabit speeds with confidence. Telcos use DSL over copper today but it's very limited in bandwidth over typical subscriber connection lengths and many older copper wires will not support DSL speeds, leading to the adoption of fiber to the home. Copper gigabit Ethernet can work over short cables in LANs or but only if it is carefully installed and tested.
  But isn't fiber more expensive? Telcos and CATV operators use fiber because it's actually much cheaper. They optimize the architecture of their network to take advantage of fiber's speed and distance advantages. In LANs, you need to follow the  EIA/TIA 568 standard for centralized fiber to optimize the fiber usage, and then it can be cheaper than copper. Installing the proper fiber today in a LAN will give you good chance of being able to handle new network speeds for years to come. One fiber, FDDI grade 62.5/125,  outlasted 9 generations of copper!   See Networks for more information on how to use fiber.
  The Secret To Success In Fiber Optics Is Training!
  You wouldn't try to drive a truck or fly a plane without taking lessons. Likewise for improving your golf or tennis game. Well, the secret to fiber optics is training too. With some basic knowledge and hands-on practice gained in a training course, fiber is pretty easy to install.


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