Difference Between CAT6 and CAT6A

CAT6a is the newest type of Ethernet cabling that you can install for your network. It is an improved version of the CAT6 cabling and offers better performance. Cabling is a little bit more complicated as their capacities are also a function of the length that is used. CAT6 cables are rated at 1Gbps while CAT6a cables can achieve up to 10Gbps.It is able to achieve this because it operates at 500Mhz; twice that of the 250Mhz operation of the CAT6 cables. CAT6 cables may be able to achieve 10Gbps but only in when short lengths of cable are used.
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