Types of cables
Fiber Optic Cable
Fiber optic cables are a lot like electric cables, except they’re made out of optical fibers to carry signals and images. These optical fibers are made out of silica or plastic and coated with more layers of plastic inside the cable itself.
Twisted Pair Cable
Twisted pair cables are commonly used to connect residential homes and businesses network system. These kinds of cables date back to the era of radio and telegrams and were actually invented by Alexander Graham Bell!
There are two kinds of twisted pair cables:
Shielded twisted pair (STP)
Unshielded twisted pair (UTP)