Is Ethernet Cable the Same as WiFi Cable?

Connecting to the internet is a crucial part of everyday life in the 21st century, but there still remains numerous ways to make this connection. WiFi is now ubiquitous in our homes and workplaces, and as the name suggests, it doesn’t require any cables to connect one device to another. Traditionally, ethernet cable had been

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What is Cat 8 Ethernet Cable?

What is a Cat 8 Cable? With the development of fibre, many people assumed ethernet cables would soon become a thing of the past. Somehow, ethernet cables have managed to stay relevant in the world of technology. New developments arise every few years and they continue to push the envelope of traditional copper cables. So

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8 FAQ about Cat7 Ethernet Cable

Frequently Asked Questions about Cat7 Ethernet Cable What is a Cat7 Ethernet Cable? The Category 7 cable, often called Cat7 Ethernet cable, is an advanced data cabling solution. Cat7 has the ability of a range of transmission requirements such as Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, 40 GB, and 100 GB Ethernet setups. A Cat 7 cable offers performance

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The problem with CCA, CCS and CCC Cable and why to avoid.

CCA, CCS, CCC Cable vs Pure Copper Cabling Data cables can look very similar to the naked eye. They are sometimes made in different colours and supplied in different boxes, but the specification is more important than the look or style of the cable. In essence, what is inside the cable matters. For example, can

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Data Cable Upgrades

Data Cabling Upgrades In the digital era, where businesses rely heavily on seamless connectivity, the backbone of a robust network infrastructure lies in its data cabling which, is often overlooked. Data cabling becomes evident when businesses experience network disruptions, slow data transfer, or limitations in handling the increasing technology demands. When considering data cabling upgrades,

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What’s the difference between a CAT6a cable and CAT7 cable

CAT6a Cable vs CAT7 Cable Commonly asked questions that we regularly discuss at NM cabling with our clients and designers. This article will probe into CAT6a Cable vs CAT7 Cable and what the differences are and when you should and shouldn’t use either of them. Should I use Cat6A or Cat7? As with all cabling

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What’s the difference between CAT6 cable and CAT6a cable

CAT6 Cable vs. CAT6a Cable On surveys at NM cabling, our project team is regularly asked if Cat6 and Cat6a cables are the same or why I should have one or the other. When it comes to Ethernet cabling, CAT6 and CAT6a may sound very similar, but they are not the same when it comes

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What’s the difference between Cat5e & CAT8 cable

Can I use Cat 8 instead of Cat5e? Cat5e and CAT8 cables can both be used for Ethernet networks, but they differ significantly in terms of performance and capabilities. In addition, Cat5e is commonly found in structured cabling installations. In contrast, Cat8 cabling is rarely seen and certainly not outside the data centre environment. Cat5e

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How To Fix Messy Data Cables?

How Do You Deal with Messy Data Cables? Data cables are a vital component of any modern IT infrastructure. Without data cables, there would be no telecommunications, no file transfers and no e-commerce. So, as you can tell, data cables are a big deal. However, a large number of data cables are needed for a

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Everything You Need to Know – Point-to-Point Wireless Ethernet Bridges

What is a Point-to-Point Wireless Ethernet Bridge? Point-to-point wireless Ethernet bridges are a convenient way of connecting two networks quickly and easily using a wireless connection. They provide a secure, reliable link to share data, audio, video, or other internet traffic between two locations without needing any cables. Learn more about the benefits and how

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Ethernet Cabling Explained

What is Ethernet Cabling? Ethernet cabling uses data transmission cables to create a point-to-point or wide-area network between multiple computing systems. Typically, these cables are found in an office or business environment. Whether setting up an enterprise-grade network or just connecting computers in your home office, this cabling is commonly used in business networks, as

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Why Is Cat6 cable better than CAT5e?

Should Cat6 Cabling Replace Cat5e? Computer networks are an essential part of modern life, but for a network to be effective it needs to be transfer data at high speeds. Achieving this is made possible with data cables. However, you need to have the correct cables in place. The traditional data cabling used was Cat

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