Cat 5 extended run?

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Tue Mar 12 12:37:33 MDT 2013

On 12 Mar 2013, at 12:29, Nicholas Leippe wrote:

> It's not a matter of signal degradation so much as a matter of the
> timing regarding the ethernet spec. The standard specifies the maximum
> cable length with respect to bit times in order for CDMA/CD to
> function properly. If the length precludes CDMA/CD, you wind up losing
> packets to noise from collisions and your throughput suffers.

I hear that there has been good progress in the quantum entanglement field.  Practical applications of entangled particles could eliminate the need for wires AND broadcasting.  Just think, instantaneous data transfers from anywhere in the universe.  Take that, fiber.  :)

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