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Digital communications

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Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This unit will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres. You will learn how these fibres are linked, examine the technology used and assess the future direction of this continually developing area of communication.

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Open University, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

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Open University, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

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http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/T305_1

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