Network Cabling

Network cabling for rapid data transfers

One of the most vital requirements of any business is the rapid and reliable transfer of information. Active Communications Limited realise the importance of this and are registered Category 5e, 6, 7 & Fibre Optic installers for HellermannTyton, Nexans & Excel Cabling Systems. Structured cabling allows the linkage of various stations of a local area network (LAN) whilst maintaining the high degree of flexibility which is required for today's high performance applications. Employing this standard of cabling coupled with the quality of workmanship guaranteed by Active Communications ensures that no-matter the size of the installation the accuracy, speed and quality of transferred information is of a superior standard.

Adding structured cabling to your business

What is structured cabling?
 
Category 5e standards require copper cabling and connecting hardware to provide signal transmission at frequencies up to and including 100MHz (and 250MHz for Cat 6), with minimal signal loss over a distance of 100 metres - both capable of running Gigabit Ethernet. This exceeds most LAN requirements, however, we always implement the use of structured cabling to ensure your system can meet the demands of any new applications that become available.
 
 
What is Fibre Optic Cabling?
 
An optical fibre cable is a cable containing one or more optical fibres that are used to carry light. The fibre elements are individually coated with plastic layers and are contained in a protective tube, suitable for the environment where the cable will be deployed. Different types of cable are used for different applications, for example long distance telecommunication or providing a high-speed data connection between different parts of a building. Fibre Optic Cabling is used for linking remote sites and offices whose location prevents the use of copper based cables and offers a greater bandwidth than metal cables.
Cat 5e
Ethernet up to 100M
Fast Ethernet up to 100M
Gigabit Ethernet up to 100M
Cat 6
Ethernet up to 100M
Fast Ethernet up to 100M
Gigabit Ethernet up to 100M
10 Gigabit Ethernet up to 40M
Cat 6A
Ethernet over 100M
Fast Ethernet over 100M
Gigabit Ethernet over 100M
10 Gigabit Ethernet over 100M
OM1
Fast Ethernet up to 2000M
Gigabit Ethernet up to 275M
10 Gigabit Ethernet up to 33M
OM2
Fast Ethernet up to 2000M
Gigabit Ethernet up to 550M
10 Gigabit Ethernet up to 82M
OM3
Fast Ethernet up to 2000M
Gigabit Ethernet up to 550M
10 Gigabit Ethernet up to 300M
40 Gigabit Ethernet up to 100M
100 Gigabit Ethernet up to 100M
Active Communications Limited can help your company meet the challenge of designing a communications cabling network which provides a solution that meets today's demands and yet has scope for adaptation for tomorrow's needs. Our project managers can oversee:
  • Complete network and fibre optic cabling systems
  • Underground and overhead cabling
  • Wireless LAN and laser link
  • Block wiring telecommunications
  • Simple moves and upgrades
  • Trouble Shooting & Testing Services