communication and optic fibres

Development in communication and importance of optic fibres

Only a few hundred years ago, the fastest way a piece of news could travel was to be carried by a person on horseback. Messages sent overseas could only travel as fast as the fastest sailing ship. The breakthrough came with the invention of the electric telegraph and messages in Morse code. The message was sent down a wire in bursts of electric current. Today, however, images of written documents,…

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