Please provide an elaborate answer to each of the following questions:
1. Name the advantages of optical fiber over twisted-pair and coaxial cable. Please elaborate on your answer.
2. What are the Basic Types of Topologies? What capabilities and limitations do they have?
3. Explain routing concept?
4. Explain switching concept?
5. Explain routing algorithms?
6. What are the four generic architectural components of a public communications network? Define and elaborate on each of term.
7. Explain and elaborate on the impact that communication network applications have had on business and everyday life.
8. Why are standards important for protocols? Please elaborate.
Word Count: 5000 words (maximum)
Your work needs to be well written and have quality information. Your work must be clear and must be able to educate someone with no prior knowledge in the field of operating systems.
Assignment Evaluation Rules:
• Overall presentation 10%
• Structure 10%
• Introduction 10%
• Main body
o Critical analysis/evaluation 50%
o Recommendations 10%
o Conclusion 10%