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CAT5 vs FIBER OPTIC

Updated: Apr 30

What is the major difference between CAT5 and Fiber Optics cable?



The major difference between CAT 5 and Fiber optic is Technology, Speed, Connectivity, Fault tracing method, etc.


Where CAT5 or CAT6 LAN cables are with 4 pairs of wire, The technology supports 10/100 MBPS data speed, Fiber optic supports 10+GBPS.


The fiber optic cable supports more distance with almost zero percent data loss as per the cable length.

Comparing to copper cables the Fiber optic cables provide more data bandwidth.


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