Ethernet cables are types of networking cables that are designed to connect electronic devices to an internet connection. They are capable of providing faster and more robust connectivity, simultaneously allowing a reliable backup for any potential connection issue.
Types of ethernet cables
The most common types of ethernet cables are:
Cat5 cable: Cat5 cable, or Category 5 cable, is a type of ethernet cable having 4 twisted pairs of copper wires and capable of connecting a wide range of internet-capable devices.
Cat5E cable: Category 5 enhanced cables are designed to provide better performance than standard Cat5 cables.
Cat6 cable: Category 6 cables are compatible with fast ethernet connections.
Cat 6a cable: These are high-speed and better performance variants of Category 6 cables.
Thin ethernet cables: These types of ethernet cables are designed to provide a connection with local area networks or LAN connections.
Ethernet cables are used with a diverse range of internet-capable devices to facilitate better and stronger communication. As such, they are most commonly used with: