Wi-Fi Cabling

High level cabling expertise for the expanding Wi-Fi world

As the demand for technology speed grows through increased media usage, so have the demands on the transmission speeds delivered by Wi-Fi applications. Furthermore the greater the technology the greater the reliance on the correct wifi installation cabling .With new technology advances, legacy cabling will at times lack the transmission capabilities to deliver the required bandwidth and speeds between Wi-Fi systems and active hardware.

Requirements for upgrades are moving from Cat5e to Cat6a and beyond, incorporating dual cables to each access point. With our range of IPAF trained engineers, we are able to install, mount and maintain any manner of Wi-Fi installations both internally and externally to any height requirement. We can deliver the bandwidth speed and coverage demanded by today’s latest technology.

 


Wifi Installation Cabling

Data cabling for a modern WiFi Installation has changed in the past few years. Legacy systems would generally happily run on existing Cat5e or Cat6 cabling. However with the move towards 10 gigabit ethernet the requirements for the structured cabling has also changed. Cat6 cabling will transmit 10G up to 55m but the standard for 10G is Cat6a. In addition alot of Wifi installation systems now also require dual cables to each access point. Therefore legacy cabling is not suitable for many new systems

Upgrading an Existing Wifi Installation

Since legacy cabling isn’t always suitable to a new WiFi installation neither is the existing positions of those units. When upgrading your system swapping out new access points for old isnt always  quick solution. The new system might require any of the following

  • Additional access points overall (requiring new data cabling)
  • Access points in a different position (requiring new networking cabling or relocating existing)
  • Reduction in access points overall due to flooding of coverage and reduction required
  • Upgrade of single cable points to dual

When upgrading to a new system we are able to fluke test existing outlets to check they are suitable. Furthermore we can install the new structured cabling and relocate the access points as required

Warehouse and Wifi Installation at Height

The installation of data cabling and access points in an office required a certain level of expertise but can be undertaken by many. However when installing at height and especially in warehouses that expertise is especially important.

With all our engineers IPAF trained and experienced we regularly undertake warehouse and at height installations.  Similarly we can either install both the data cabling and mount the access points or we can just undertake the fitting of the WiFi installation when cabling is already in place

Mobile Phone Signal Booster

In the same way that internet coverage is distributed over Wifi so can be mobile phone coverage within your building. To begin with an external antenna is placed on the external side of the building. Secondly network cabling is distributed throughout the building to a set access point distribution design. Finally mobile phone signal booster access points are installed to boost the overall coverage

Subsequently the mobile phone coverage is transformed just as your internet is through access points

WiFi Installation Case Studies

Wifi Installation London ~ “The Cheesegrater” London

Data Cabling and Wireless network installation ~ London Borough of Barnet

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