The first Category 6 application has been approved and published as of June 2001. It is an alternate transmission scheme for 1Gigabit Ethernet taking advantage of the increased bandwidth offered by Category 6 cabling systems.
In several recent columns, I discussed the process of fiber optic terminations. I examined each step in detail and shared some of the things I have learned from experience and teaching students. As they say, one learns from one’s mistakes.