Advantages and Disadvantages Fiber Optic Cables?

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One of the main advantages to the use of fiber optic cables is that the connection itself is much faster. The bandwidth is increased as well, and in some cases, it is unlimited. The technology in fiber optic cables allows them to detect a default or problem in the connection much faster. A disadvantage is that the cost of installation is higher and if a problem occurs it often takes special equipment to diagnose the issue.
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