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The Advantages of Fibre

The Advantages of Fibre


High Bandwidth

Fibre provides greater bandwidth than copper, so it's ideal for data-intensive multimedia applications


Greater Distances

Very little signal loss occurs during transmission so data travels greater distances


Immunity and reliability

The fibre is made of glass, which is an insulator, making it immune to electromagnetic interference and radio-frequency interference (EMI/RFI), crosstalk, impedance problems, and more. You can run fibre cable next to industrial equipment without worry. Fibre is also less susceptible to temperature fluctuations and can be submerged in water.


Security

Fibre doesn't radiate signals and is extremely difficult to tap. If it is tapped, it leaks light, you'll know it if someone is attempting to tap into your fibre connections.


Design

Fibre is lightweight, thin, and more durable than copper cable with pulling specifications that are up to ten times greater than copper cables?. Its small size makes it easier to handle, and it takes up much less space in cabling ducts. Although fibre is still more difficult to terminate than copper is, advancements in connectors are making termination easier. In addition, fibre is actually easier to test than copper cable.



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