# What is the maximum allowable length of a horizontal cable?

There are two different ways of looking at this. The maximum length from end to end from the telecommunications closet to the wor karea device is 100 meters. The horizontal cable itself is usually... Read More »

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## What happen if the UTP cable length is longer than maximum length that can be exceed by the cable?

There are many problems associated with that. The worst one is signal attenuation. Your signal will be lost on its way with all consequences. If you want to use UTP for distances longer than 100 m ... Read More »

## What cable type has a maximum cable length of 100 meters or 328 feet?

Cat 5/5e/6 cable has a maximum installed length of 100m, but that is a written standard, not an operational maximum.

## What is the maximum length for a cat 6 cable?

The maximum length of a cat 6 ethernet cable is 100 meters (approximately 320 feet) according to standards established by the Telecommunications Industry Alliance (TIA). This limit applies from the... Read More »

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