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Cat5 or Cat6 for New Office | Louisville Kentucky

Louisville Kentucky Voice and Data Cabling Contractors.

We’ve come a long way in the cabling world. When I started my life with business computers, coax was all the rage. (Quick, what was coax cable rated for? That’s right: 10MB/sec.) There were substantial problems with coax in a networked environment, but CAT5 didn’t finally surpass coax until manufacturers started producing more components and prices came down. Now with the transition to CAT6, we’re facing many of the same questions we had back then. While the jump to CAT6 won’t be as gut wrenching as the transition from coax to CAT5, there are still plenty of things to think about. Read more