Fibre (Fiber) vs Copper as Fast As Possible

Why is fibre better than copper in an all-out head-to-head showdown? If it’s that much better, why don’t we use it everywhere?

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37 thoughts on “Fibre (Fiber) vs Copper as Fast As Possible

  • I typed in ' origin of optic fibre cables ' here on YouTube but I am not getting any result as to origin or any inventor  so Roswell ufo crash is the only answer . Reverse engineering . If you search ' optic fibre is of extraterrestrial origin ' then  only you get results.Even the IC (integrated circuit) was reverse engineered. This makes that ufo crash proven valid. Why the fuck must this be hidden from the World . Your cell phones and tv's and practically everything Electronic won't function without an IC. The old hifi's or music systems example PIONEER RONDO 3000 had open and shut valves that emitted a green light when opened instead of an IC , that's why it took a while to actually start up and play audio , which did provide high quality Bass that was unique in it's own way. If there was an inventor like,Thomas Edison (light bulb) , Nikola Tesla(alternating current AC) , James Watt(steam engine) , Henry Ford(motor vehicle) , etc. I am sure that fiber optic and the IC would have had inventor's names attached to it. I often wonder WTF with the world and the lies . Sorry I missed out Telephone system by Alexandra Graham Bell. Give me a ' like  ,👍 ' . because I deserve it for my research .

  • The main cost with fiber is not the cable itself, it is relatively inexpensive, not as cheap as copper mind you, but not out of reason. The cost is the electronics to interface it. The switches, LAN cards, modems, routers etc can be insanely expensive, especially when the end user only needs the throughput (not bandwidth, bandwidth is a range or electromagnetic spectrum occupied by a given channel, transmission etc. not speed. get it right people) of an end user is well within the realms of copper, especially since copper can easily do 10Gbps. Think about how much a SFP module for a switch costs, now populate a 48port switch with them. cost starts to add up, not to mention the switch itself has to be able to handle the traffic. The cost of deploying such infrastructure for the end user is just not worth it, only in specific situations where massive throughput is required or massive distances on a link are required, will there ever be a return in investment,… at least at this point.

  • You said that a sing house won't be getting fiber. Thanks Australian Broadband Network for getting me a fttp conetion for free! But also thanks for making it shit!

  • I just got gigabit fibre installed all the way into my house, located on an island in a quite scarcely populated area of Sweden. I still had to run cat6cables the last few feet to my routers, wifi antennas and outlets. Can't escape copper completely 😁

  • 99.999% of people don't need 1 gbps bandwidth. Streaming 4k on 5 TVs requires about 20 to 22 mbps. It makes no sense to have over 50 mbps connection to your house. Most servers can't even push data to your house at greater than 1 mbps. Packet loss and latency is what people have issues with and that's when its good idea to ditch the wifi connection.

  • and here I am living an expensive data quotation system every month…when reach its limits,the speed which usually 1mbps(still very low compared to other countries) will be throttled down to barely 20-50kbps speed…fckng greedy company😢😡

  • The main issue I have with fibre broadband is the cost! its way too expensive!! there's no way I'm gonna pay about £25 a month just for the internet, I get that the fibre cables are more expensive but surely once its all installed there's no excuse for the cost to be so much higher than regular broadband

  • I wish you did more stuff with fiber optics. It's becoming cheaper to setup a home fiber network than with CAT 6, and with the latest MMF standard supports up to 400gbps (so you can upgrade from 10gbps to higher by simply updating your switch and transceivers in the future).

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