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Why is fibre optic technology ‘faster’ than copper?

Why is fibre optic technology ‘faster’ than copper? Why does information travel ‘faster’ down fibre optic cable than copper wire? As the name suggests, fibre optic technology uses pulses of light to carry data along strands of glass or plastic. It’s the technology of choice for the government’s National Broadband Network (NBN), which promises to […]