Transmission Media

Transmission media means a media through which computers sends data to networks.

Transmission media or communication channels of network means connecting cables or connecting media. The cable that connect two or more workstations are the communication channels.

There are basically two types of medium in transmission media, all are categorized below:

  • copper medium
    • coaxial cable
      • thinnet cable
      • thicknet cable
    • twisted pair cable
      • shielded twisted pair cable - also called as utp cable
      • unshielded twisted pair cable - also called as htp cable
  • fiber optic
    • single mode
    • multi mode

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