What is the right cable for Wifi-6?

Wi-Fi 6 is the latest generation in Wi-Fi technology. Known as IEEE 802.3ax, Wi-Fi 6 offers users improved performance over the previous generation. Wi-Fi 6 is 25% faster than IEEE 802.11 ac and allows for more users to share a Wi-Fi device than before, enabling more seamless connections and fewer dropped connections. Wi-Fi 6 is ideal for areas where large groups gather or pass through, such as airports and sports arenas.

What is the right cable for Wi-Fi 6?

Category 6A cables, especially those from Proterial Cable America, are designed to support up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet, making them perfect for Wi-Fi 6. In fact, BICSI recommends installing 2 Category 6A cables per Wi-Fi access point.

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Proterial Cable America, making cables in the U.S. since 1986, is a leader in the manufacture of high-performance Category 6A cables. The Supra 10G-XE™ is PCA’s innovative Category 6A unshielded (UTP) cable that delivers exceptional alien crosstalk, like that of a fully shielded cable, while also possessing a very small outside diameter. The Supra 10G-XE is well suited to support Wi-Fi 6.

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