How Does a Fibre Optic Cable Work?

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A fibre optic cable translates analog voice signals into digital sounds using a laser at one end switching on and off to send each bit making it possible to transmit billions of bits per second.
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A fiber optic cable works much the same way as an electrical cable works. The main difference is that the fiber optic cable transmits pulses of light instead of pulses of electrons. Another difference is that the fiber optic cable works far better than electrical wire is many ways.
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