The network doesn’t melt in my hands

In which of these cases would apply best to a plenum cable?

A) The cable meets strict fire safety standards

B) There’s additional shielding against electromagnetic interference

C) The network link extends a maximum of 2 kilometers

D) The cable is used for both television cable and broadband Internet

E) It has a hard candy coating

The answer: A) The cable meets strict fire safety standards

The plenum is the enclosed area in the ceiling, and any cables that are in the plenum need to meet additional fire safety standards.

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Our cabling is the fundamental part of any network. In this video, you’ll learn about the different modes of fiber communication, the unique characteristics of twisted pair copper cabling, the importance of plenum-rated cable, and the use of coax cables in our high-speed networks.