Fiber optic cable is now extensively used as a communication medium for backbone networks due to its low cost wide bandwidth. Its data transfer rate now arrived at 1600 Gbps. Some cable TV companies used a combination of optical fiber and coaxial cable. Here optical fiber provides the backbone network and the coaxial cable gives service connection to the users. 100Base-FX and 1000Base-X LAN uses optical fiber cable.…"Applications, Advantages and Disadvantages of Fiber Optic Cable."