Copper cabling was the standard in the industry for years, but are now being replaced by fiber-optic cables. This transition period from traditional copper cables to newer technology fiber-optic cables has led to many myths, as users worry about the limitations of fiber-optic cables. For example, perception is that ‘fiber’ cables are highly fragile as compared to strong ‘copper’ cables. This misinformation perhaps stems from association with the common meaning of the word ‘fiber’. Truth is that the fiber-optic cable is incredibly strong, and can withstand the elements.
This infographic presents the true facts of fiber-optic cables.
Infographic by – Markertek