Advantages of optical fiber over copper cables

Since its introduction, optical fiber cables have been known to be the best transmission medium and an innovation that promised to significantly push broadband speeds. And it actually did it.But there are still a competition between copper and fiber. Both markets are increasing their products and potentially growing. Nevertheless fiber offers a lot of advantages over copper and is quickly replacing it, even in desktop applications.

Spirent unveiled the world’s first 50Gb/s Higher Speed Ethernet test

Spirent has successfully completed the industry’s first 50GbE interoperability test with a global leader in cloud services and infrastructure.