1.5 Install and properly terminate various cable types and connectors using appropriate tools
Today, we review the two main cable types: copper and fiber. We also review the connectors for these cable types and the tools we use to terminate and test the cables.
Copper media and connectors are used through many different types of networks. They are especially popular in local area network (LAN) installations.
Copper cabling for networking is either twisted-pair or coaxial. Both have evolved over the years and both are in prevalent use today.