Only Connect: On 5G network cables

Whilst many people think of 5G as a wireless network it is only wireless from the point of the masts that deliver the signal. Everything else is still delivered by traditional cabling systems. Fiber the backbone of all high-speed networks and the cost of ownership is coming down. I see a future where fibre will be the main cabling element of most networks as copper data transfer rates is near to saturation points with current copper-based technologies.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.electronicsweekly.com

Categories: 5G, Fiber

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