Data Cabling Services

What is the difference between Cat5 and Cat5e cabling? Is Cat6 cabling faster than Cat5? Which cable is least expensive? At General Telephone Service, these are some of the questions we hear on a daily basis. As a leading telecommunications company in Sarasota, we can answer all of those questions in terms that are easy to understand. We are committed to providing the information you need to make an informed decision based on your needs and budget. It is this level of commitment that has made us the clear choice for data cabling design and installation in Sarasota for many years.

Cat5 Data Cabling Installation

Business networks require different network speeds. At General Telephone Service, we can evaluate your current bandwidth needs, expected bandwidths needs, and network environment to determine which data cabling system is best suited for you. Here are some facts to consider when making your decision.

  • Cat 5 Cable – ability to operate at speeds up to 100 Mbps per second
  • Cat5e Cable – ability to support 1000BASE-T, has a bandwidth of up to 1000 Mbps per second
  • Cat6 Cable – ability to support 10BASE-T, 100BASE-T, 1000BASE-T, has a bandwidth of up to 250 MHz
  • Cat6a Cable – ability to support 10BASE-TX, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-TX, and 10GBASE-TX, has a bandwidth of up 500 MHz

Data Cable Solutions in Sarasota!

Here at General Telephone Service, we are committed to providing our Sarasota clients with the highest quality service. We have helped many individuals and companies with our data cabling installation and design services, and we are looking forward to offering those same services to you, too! If you are in or around Sarasota and have any questions or want to schedule an onsite evaluation, please give us a call or send us an email. We are looking forward to hearing from you!