Livonia, MI, US
Thanks, WhatNow100. So the takeaway is: overkill for the in-wall wiring, to be future proof. It's hard to retrofit later, so do it now. No need whatsoever for the 1900 Mbps WAP or gigabit modems/routers that are multiples faster than the cable service, as any of that stuff is easily accessible, and will be obsolete by the time internet service will catch up speed-wise.
I'm missing something. Why does the hardware & wiring have to be so much "faster" than the internet service? In the house that is wired for the article, the WAP speed is 1900 Mbps, but they recommend 50 Mbps for the cable internet speed. That's 38x faster, and as the article mentions, wireless is "slow" vs wired. The Cat6/Cat6a wire - capable of 10 gigabits is 200x faster than the 50 Mbps internet speed mentioned. Is there a technical need to be many times faster on the hardware than the service? Or is this overkill to be future proof?
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