Originally Posted by TrendSetterX
Depending on the application (quality of wire and length of run) cat5 and even cat5e is fine.
It is my understanding that SDvOE switches are not yet low cost and fully ready for deployment. Valens claims SDvOE will be ready late in 2019 or sometime in 2020. I always wait and see and prefer not to be the first canary in the coal mine. However, if pulling wire now I think the added cost of Cat6a is a smart move as is installing conduit. The Comcast installer was impressed with the speed of my Ethernet and said he would wire the same installation in his home/
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Last edited by Postmoderndesign; 09-28-2019 at 09:46 AM.