And then it still won’t work

What would be an approximate maximum distance for gigabit Ethernet over multimode fiber?

A) 37 to 55 meters

B) 100 meters

C) 2 kilometers

D) 10 kilometers

E) 100 kilometers

F) That’s how far you’ll need to walk for your printout

The answer: C) 2 kilometers

A multimode fiber connection carries data over a distance of approximately 2 kilometers without requiring any signal repeater.

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