Data Cabling

What cables do I need for Wi-Fi?

What cables do I need for Wi-Fi? Types of Internet Cables for Wi-Fi There are a few choices of cabling when looking at supply WiFi devices. The choice of cable will depend on the speed requirements and the type of Wi-Fi product chosen. Firstly we have a look at the types of internet cables for

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Structured Cabling Testing

Data Cabling Testing – The Basics Data is one of the most important elements of modern business and its usage can be found in practically every sector. Accordingly, you need your data supply to be reliable; one of the best ways to achieve this is with high quality data cabling. However, data cabling is not

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Office Fit Out Cabling

Office Fit Out design – Building New Cabling into Your Fit Out. With so many people working from home at the moment, there has never been a better time to make improvements to your office. This argument is strengthened by the fact that offices need to be made fit for future use e.g. flexible working

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Difference between Cat5 and Cat6

What is the difference between Cat5 and Cat6 Cat5 now commonly known as Cat5e and Cat6 are in many ways very similar. Furthermore their transmission in some cases are also quite similar. However there are a few ways in which Cat6 excels Cat5e in performance. The difference between Cat5 and Cat6 includes: They are constructed

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Cat5 vs Cat5e

Cat5 vs Cat5e and what are the differences? Cat5 cabling is a common phrase often used to describe any type of data cabling. In cases where people are not aware of the differences of various data cabling categories the generic phrase Cat5 is often used. However assuming what you already have in you building is

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What are the Structured Cabling System Components?

Structured Cabling System Components Every data and telephone cabling installation is unique. However the majority of projects all consist of a similar set of structured cabling system components. The areas that they have included and the way that they will be installed all differ. Furthermore depending on the size of the project not all elements

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Do Cat6 cables work with Cat5?

Do Cat6 cables work with Cat5? When clients are upgrading their technology and consequently their network infrastructure we are commonly asked do Cat6 cables work with Cat5? This however depends on whether the questions is with regards to a physical or technical situation. Physically all Cat5e, Cat6 and Cat6a elements will fit into the others

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Voice and Data Cabling in Digital Communication

Voice and Data Cabling in Digital Communication What is voice and data communication? The modern business landscape demands innovation, and that is exactly what digital communication provides. But you must have the correct data systems and upgrades in place. And, as we start returning to offices following Covid-19, we are going to rely on digital

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Structured Cabling for Data Centres

The Lowdown on Structured Cabling for Data Centres A data centre is an essential part of any business in the modern, digital age. These centres are dedicated spaces which hold IT, telecommunication and storage systems. Given that they house such important systems, data centres need to be designed and operated with care. Cabling for Data

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Can you use cat6 cable for telephone

Can you use cat6 cable for telephone? Due to the evolution of telephone systems we continually are asked for advice on telephone system cabling. Is my existing cabling suitable? Will i need additional points? Can i use Cat6 cable for telephone? The simple answer is YES. Cat6 for modern telephone systems is a suitable cable

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Cat6 vs Cat7 What is the Difference?

Cat6 vs Cat7. What is the Difference and which should I choose for my installation? The first consideration when choosing Cat6 vs Cat7 is what is the outcome you are trying to achieve with your data cabling infrastructure. Secondly what technology is that data cabling supporting. Thirdly what are my future expansion expectations, what will

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What is a multimode fiber optic installation?

What is Multimode Fibre Optic Cabling? For all fiber optic installation projects the cables will be of a very similar but slightly different construction. Fibre optical cabling is a data cable constructed of glass or plastic cores. These use pulses of light to transfer data singles along the cable. The strands of glass are no

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