Cat 5e, Cat 6 & Cat 6a

Category 5e (Cat 5e)

For many years Category 5 Enhanced (Cat 5e) has been the base standard for data cabling systems, although is now being considered an obsolete form of cable due to being superseded by Category 6 and 6a. However, Cat 5e can be an ideal solution for smaller sized networks due to its affordability and offers data transmission rates of up to 1 Gbp/s over 100 metre distances.

Whether you require a one-off single data network point for a small home network or need multiple cables installing in an office, Comfinity are experienced installing Cat 5e in both domestic and commercial customer environments.

multiple cables

multiple cables

Category 6 (Cat 6)

Many commercial offices, schools and other new buildings have adopted Category 6 (Cat 6) as the minimum for new cabling installations. This is due to Cat 6 provides greater bandwidth over Cat 5e and allows for high data transfer rates. As well as being able to easily support 1 Gbp/s network speeds, Cat 6 can also support higher data rates of 10 Gbp/s. However, 10 Gbp/s is with limitations over shorter distances on length of up to 55 metres.

From simple moves, adds and changes to the complete design and installation of Cat 6 cabling solutions, Comfinity can offer a tailored suite of services to meet your requirements in full.

Category 6a (Cat 6a)

The Category 6 Augmented standard (Cat 6a), has quickly become the most future-proof cabling solution of choice, supporting Power over Ethernet (PoE) and data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbp/s over 100 metre distances (including patch leads).

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Comfinity are able to design and install high-quality Cat 6a cabling systems that are completely bespoke to meet customer specification, timescale and budget. All our cabling installations, including Cat 5e, Cat 6 and Cat 6a are tested and certified to meet industry standards using the latest Fluke testing equipment.


ethernet cables

Key Features

data cablingCat 5e, Cat 6, Cat 6a and Cat 7

Whether it's installing a single data point, network upgrade or a large cabling project, we cover the entire performance range of Category 5e, 6, 6a and 7 copper cabling.

uk coverageUK-Wide Coverage

Based in the East Midlands and with a national reach, Comfinity are able to cover the entire UK mainland.

fibre opticFibre Optic Cabling

Our fibre optic cabling offers high-speed connectivity for long distance transmissions covering both single-mode and multi-mode installations.

warranty25 Year Warranty

As accredited installers of leading cabling manufacturers, we can offer a 25 year warranty on all our cabling installations.

We're fully accredited...

All our engineers hold ECS, IPAF and PASMA licenses, meaning we can gain access to sites safely and with minimal disruption to your work.

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