Voice cabling is a new breath in IT industry. Appearing of Voice over Internet Protocol can cause a real revolution in cable installation sphere, improving the speed of data transferring in several times. However, over 80% of modern companies all over the world still use wires for voice, just like 30 years ago. Office workers got used to deal with voice-grade wire and standard RJ11 jacks. Looking deeper into this situation, you can see that modern wiring closets contain typical 66 blocks, 110 style terminal blocks, BIX blocks, and Krone fields.
Luckily, the usage of the VoIL allows companies and telephone providers to achieve coveted flexibility at an appropriate price. In addition, installing the voice cable together with network one, can help you seriously decrease general expenses. Voice cables refers to Category 3, no matter whether it is plenum rated or non-plenum one. Anyway, their cost is much lower than Category 5 cabling, and the jacks, typically 6-conductor USOC, are inexpensive.
Category 5 cabling, and the jacks, typically 6-conductor USOC, are inexpensive.
Our specialists update telephone cabling systems by the splitting the four pair voice cable at the user’s side, replacing it with 2 RJ11 jacks. Today, the major part of phone cabling needs only one pair of wires, but some other can require two or more. Such opportunity allows our clients to enjoy all benefits of telephone communication, with its flexibility and wonderful possibility to use several phones, modems, and analog lines over long distances.
Cat 3, also known as category 3 cable is an Unshielded Twisted Pair or UTP, created to carry data up to 10 Mbit/s, with maximum bandwidth of 16 MHz. It falls inside the category of copper cabling, developed by the Electronic Industries Alliance and the Telecommunications Industry Association. Such cables start to gain its popularity in 1990s, but soon was replaced by Cat 5 wires. Nowadays, the majority of telephone cabling services use Cat 5E or Cat 6. Cat 3 cables are still can be met in rare case, for example in two-line telephone systems. If you company has mainly so called “heavy users” – the one that have more than two networked computers on the desk, Cat 3 is the best choice for you.