As if to say

Which of these would be most associated with an SC connector?

A) Cable modem connection

B) Network link between campus buildings

C) Laser printer connection

D) Laptop power adapter

E) 802.11n access point

F) There’s too many abbreviations here, like it’s a different language or something

The answer: B) Network link between campus buildings

The SC, or Subscriber Connector/Standard Connector/Square Connector, is a common fiber optic connector type. If you’re extending the network link over a long distance, you’ll probably use a fiber optic link.

Want to know more? Watch “Network Connector Types.”

Our copper and fiber networks use many different connections to send data across the world. In this video, you’ll learn about the myriad fiber and copper connections that are commonly found in today’s modern networks.