As 802.11ac gains momentum with its 1 Gbps plus speeds and as the promise for 802.11ax wireless with its projected 10 Gbps plus speeds develops, the need for higher bandwidth carrying infrastructure cabling becomes necessary.
Enter the NBASE-T alliance. The NBASE-T Alliance was formed in 2014 as a non-profit organization by a group of industry leaders with the objective to provide a platform for the industry to facilitate wide deployment of NBASE-T technology and products.
NBASE-T is a proven technology boosting the speed of twisted pair copper cabling up to 100 meters in length well beyond the designed limits of 1 Gbps. NBASE-T chipsets are being developed and some have already hit the market. By utilizing NBASE-T ports on active equipment such as switches and routers Cat5e/6 cabling can support 2.5 and 5 Gbps speeds up to 100 meters. NBASE-T allows investment protection by eliminating forklift upgrades of existing Cat5e/6 cabling.
Additional benefits of NBASE-T technology include support for all PoE standards further saving on expensive equipment upgrades.
L-com manufactures a comprehensive offering of Cat5e/6 cables to address NBASE-T applications. Our cables are category rated and provide flawless performance every time. Our strict quality standards and manufacturing processes ensure high performance throughput.
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