- Transmission media that may be used in communications. Ill...
Transmission media that may be used in communications. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
A transmission medium refers to any material that can propagate
waves or energy. In a communication context, it can be defined as
the physical means that enables the transfer of information.
Transmission media can be classified as guided or unguided
(Kularatna and Dias, 2004).
Other emerging applications include provisioning of Internet
backbones where terrestrial facilities cannot handle the traffic
load, telemedicine, distance learning and remote imaging.
As presented in this report, different transmission media find
application in different areas, with some overlaps among them. The
choice of which media to use for deployment of any planned system
thus depends on the intended application as well as the financial