Conventional electrical network cable with a core conductor of copper (or aluminium!)

Opposed to light pipe or, say, a short-range microwave link.

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Last updated: 1994-11-30

Copper Distributed Data Interface

(CDDI) FDDI running over conventional copper cables. A Cisco/Crescendo copyright term(?). All FDDI connections, single-attached or dual-attached, can be either optical fibre or copper.

Last updated: 1994-12-14

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