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Category Cabling

What are Category Cables?

We offer a full network and cabling design service. We can also assist and support third party architects, providing new ideas and alternatives to deliver the most efficient overall solution to keep the installation process seamless and within budget. We save costs without compromising and work well within budgets to provide you with a return on your investment in us.

We take away the hassle and responsibility and replace it with peace of mind that the project will be delivered on time and within budget. We have been designing and installing structured cabling networks in a range of environments from small offices to entire buildings, restaurants, and even national accounts. Our technicians are highly qualified, skilled and experienced. In many cases we can install a cabling network without unnecessary disruption to your operations. Our solutions range from a few additional access points in a small office, through to major projects for network and cable installations in business parks, warehouses and office blocks.

What is Cat3 Cable?

The popularity of Cat3 cable as a cost effective means of deploying voice services continues since most business telephones only require a single pair of wires to operate. Originally designed to carry data at up to speeds of 10 Mbps, Cat3 has been replaced by Cat5e for higher data speed demands.

What is a Cat 5e Cable?

Category 5e cable often referred to as Cat 5e, is a twisted pair high signal integrity cable type which provides up to 100mb of data.

What is CAT 6 Cable?

Category 6 cable, commonly referred to as Cat.6, is a cable standard which provides Gigabit Ethernet to the desktop over twisted copper pair cabling. Cat. 6 cabling protocols are backward compatible with the Category 5/5e cable standards.