What are the differences between CAT6, CAT6e, and CAT6A?

Posted by Cablesys on Aug 7th 2020

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) introduced two performance standards; Category 6 (CAT6) and Category 6A (CAT6A). However, there is no CAT6e standard. This blog helps explain. Common Usage CAT6 CAT6e CAT6A Phone Lines ✓ ✓ X Home Network ✓ ✓ X Office Network ✓ ✓ ✓ Data Center X ✓...
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What are the differences between CAT5 and CAT6 cables?

Posted by Cablesys on Oct 1st 2018

CAT5 and CAT6 cables, commonly used as network cables, are designed to connect computers, network equipment, and devices to modems, servers, and switches. The demand for higher bandwidth has increased over the years. As a result, so has the development of these cables. Newer cables have been brought to the IT industry and with greater capabilities, such as higher performance and reduced crosstalk.Similarities After comparing between CAT5 and CAT6 cables, one can visually see the simil...
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What’s Really Different About CAT6 and CAT6A?

Posted by Cablesys on Jul 25th 2018

The Background of Data Communications The background of data communications is almost directly connected with earlier expansions of cabling and connecting hardware. The exceptional performance of LANs (local area networks) and other high-performance data networks requires the use of the proper cables and connectors. LAN technologies have advanced over time, making Ethernet connectivity the revered technological choice for LANs. For example, it can be hard to believe that high-speed netwo...
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