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Advantages and Disadvantages of Fibre

Advantages:

  • It is immune to EFI and RFI
  • It can cover greater distances more reliably than wire
  • It can handle greater speeds, e.g. 1000Mbps and upwards
  • It can not be compromised by signal tapping

Disadvantages:

  • It is not as robust as wire
  • It is more expensive to buy
  • It is more expensive to install
  • It has be installed by specialists

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