What Connects Your Home to the Service Provider

What Connects Your Home to the Service Provider


The traditional technologies, and the new technologies, both rely on some of the same conduits to transmit signals to and from your home. These include:

Copper Wire -- Twisted pair (traditional “POTS” system)

Coaxial Cable -- Regular cable

Fiber Optic Cable -- Faster transmission speeds than other systems

Hybrid -- Fiber optic cable in the main provider network connected to regular coaxial cable to your home

Radio Signals -- Satellite television, and wireless devices: cellular telephones, broadband wireless mobile cards, and mobile wireless PDA phones

Copper Wire, Coaxial Cable and Fiber Optic Cable



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