Back to the subject of Cat5e?

Michael Torrie torriem at
Fri Mar 15 23:57:10 MDT 2013

On Mar 15, 2013 11:04 PM, "S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at> wrote:
> >> Oh by the way, I mentioned fiber to the curb for the next phase of
> >> development and they are all for it.
> >
> > Good to hear it.  In North America, I doubt code would even let you bury
> > cat-5 between structures.  It's a potential fire hazard during
> > electrical storms.
> They don't really get those here, but it is buried in conduit for
> convenience sake,

I don't think the problem is the cat 5 in the ground but rather isolation
issues and electric potential if one building is struck by lightning.

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