1. Introduction

Bandwidth is a fundamental measure of performance within any communication network, whether it is an analogue system such as radio or a digital system such as a network.

This mini-web will take you through the most important points you need to know about and the kind of network cables used in modern digital network.

After reading this you should be able to

  • Explain what is bandwidth
  • Describe the main types of network cable
  • Be able to compare their performance