Twisted Pair vs Coaxial Cable vs Fiber Optic Cable

The advancements of cable-based technologies have made wider accessibility to greater bandwidth possible. With so many options for computing connectivity, to select a right cable-based solution for broadband connection services is a little confusing. Twisted Pair vs Coaxial Cable vs Fiber Optic Cable: which one would be ideal when taking various factors into consideration, such […]

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Passive and Active Network Fundamentals

Today we have access to more information than ever before. We live in a digital world and bandwidth is what makes a digital world happen. Aging copper networks are being taxed by residential and business customers. However, Passive Optical Network (PON) such as Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) are increasingly being deployed to meet the current and future […]

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Select Cat5e Or Cat6 Cables System

The selection between cat5e and Cat6a Network Cable. 1. The table below is the electrical performance comparison between Cat5e and Cat6 cable: Items Cat 5e  Cat 6 Frequency Range 1-100MHz 1-250MHz Delay Same with TSB95 Same with TSB95 Delay Skew Same with TSB95 Same with TSB95 Attenuation Same with Cat 5 43% stricter than Cat5 NEXT 41% stricter than Cat5 337% stricter than Cat5 PSNEXT Same with Cat 5 216% stricter than Cat5 ELFEXT 5% stricter than Cat5 104% stricter than Cat5 PSELFEXT Same with TSB95 95% stricter than Cat5 Return Loss 26% stricter than Cat5 58% stricter than Cat5 2. The advantages […]

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