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Fiber would be ideal, but... Bear in mind that terminating fiber is more exacting and more expensive. It requires special equipment and special skills. You can't just cut fiber with a pair of wire snips and crimp a plug on the end of it. The ends have to be angled and polished, and it sucks when you poke the little fibers in the ends of your fingers, etc. ...


Your best bet is to do this with fiber optics - copper networks between buildings are notoriously prone to lightning damage. I used to have a bunch of those; life after thunderstorms is much calmer with fiber optic links. Regardless of copper or fiber, be sure to only use exterior/wet location rated cable - all exterior conduits are defined as "wet ...

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