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Estimated Cost of Installing a Hardwired Computer Network

Even though there have been massive advancements in regards to wireless networks, a hardwired network is still the faster and more reliable option. If you are looking for a rock-solid network, then wiring your house or business is the best way to go.

Types of Hardwired Computer Network

Modern hardwired networks are typically designed using three cabling options, i.e., Cat 5e or Cat 6 and Cat 7

  • Cat5e cable ( Category 5e ): it’s a pair of twisted copper cable which can deliver speeds of up to a gigabit.
  • Cat 6 cable ( Category 6): it’s a pair of twisted standardized cable which can provide network speeds of up to 10 gigabits.
  • Cat 7 ( Category 7 ): was recently introduced to the market and what makes it distinguishable is the shielded cable that significantly reduces crosstalk.
  • Fiber: Also known as optical-fiber cable, fiber optic cable provides a new alternative for networking. Unlike the Cat cables, fiber optic cable contains thin strands instead of copper and can reach long distances.

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Wired vs. Wireless Network.

A very common question for a lot of people is which type of home networking setup is better wired, wireless or both. Which path you take will be completely up to you and it may take a bit of consideration before you can make the proper choice. If you’re not too familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of each connection type, I’ve got you covered. Today we’re going to go over some of the differences between the two types of network setups and why or why not they may be right for you.

What Will You Be Connecting?

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