Data Cabling Part Table

Our Expert ViewData Speed / Distance
Cat.5e (copper twisted pair)Slightly cheaper than Cat.61Gbps / 100m
Cat.6 (copper twisted pair)Most popular for internal building wiring1Gbps / 100m
Cat.6a (copper twisted pair)For data centres or where equipment demands high current PoE10Gbps / 100m
OM4 (fibre optic)Use between buildings or where distance between cabinets is >90m or 10Gbps links required1Gbps / 1100m
10Gbps / 550m
40Gbps / 150m
100Gbps / 150m
OS2 (fibre optic)Extended distance between buildings1Gbps / 40km
10Gbps / 10km
100Gbps / 5km