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CCNA Basics: Network media types

Cisco Press

CCNA Basics


Chapter 8: Network media types

This excerpt is reprinted with permission from Cisco Press. For more information or to order the book, visit the Cisco Press Web site.

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Network media is the actual path over which an electrical signal travels as it moves from one component to another. This chapter describes the common types of network media, including twisted-pair cable, coaxial cable, fiber-optic cable, and wireless.

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe the primary types and uses of twisted-pair cables
  • Describe the primary types and uses of coaxial cables
  • Describe the primary types and uses of fiber-optic cables
  • Describe the primary types and uses of wireless media
  • Compare and contrast the primary types and uses of different media

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