RISES IN COPPER PRICES

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We all know the rise in copper prices has made it difficult for SME to compete with larger corporations. Having received feedback from our clients, we’ve had an extensive look

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WHY ARE CABLES BRAIDED?

When ordering a cable you may be tempted to consider whether or not to have it braided. Cables are braided for either of these reasons: To electrostatically screen the cable

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IS CAT5E STILL A THING?

CAT5 was introduced in 1995 as an upgrade to the pre-existing CAT3 cable (VOICE). This category introduced 10/100 Mbps Ethernet connections over distances of 100m known as fast internet. Since

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FIBRE VS COPPER

Most people aren’t aware there are two different types of wire/cable available. Both of these are used to determine the speed (bandwidth) and capacity of the connections to your home

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SATELLITE BROADBAND VS FIBRE OPTIC

Most distinctively the appeal of Satellite technology is its available absolutely everywhere. It also removes the need of phone lines, cell towers and other terrestrial infrastructure. It’s an ideal alternative

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TYPES OF CABLE SHIELDING

For both cable types, copper and fibre choosing the right shield/jacket is vital. The terms described below are used to describe the chemical compounds used during the production of the

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COPPER CONSTRUCTION

The type of shielding you choose can play a big part on the stability, performance, speed and longevity of the cable and ultimately your network. When it comes to the

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CPR RATED CABLES EXPLAINED

Here at Linxcom, we’re often faced with messages surrounding the different Euroclass CPR ratings, specifically between Eca and Dca. In order to clear things up, we’re creating this mini guide

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