On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 18:28:09 +0100
Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 August 2004 17:33, Anthony Staines wrote:
>> We're having bits of our house remodeled as I speak, and it occurred
> > me that it would be a good idea to put in some Ethernet cable while
> > this is happening. I have several PC's variously linked by long
> > cat-5 cables and wireless links from a combined adsl
> > modem/router/wireless hub from Netgear. This works well, but it is
> > rather tatty, as my beloved has occasionally pointed out to me.
>> Why not just use WiFi?
> There's something to be said for Ethernet between computers in the
> same room, but that's as far as I would go.
WiFi takes care of data - implementing structured cabling allows you
to move phones, speakers and anything else around the house without
problems. It also takes care of the data with better performance
and security than current wireless offerings.
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