Most Commonly Used Network Cable Brands

By IPVM Team, Published Aug 03, 2017, 08:34am EDT

Every IP camera project uses network cabling. And integrators typically buy such cabling in bulk.

But what are the top selling or favorite bulk network cable providers? Is there a dominant supplier?

New IPVM statistics from 140+ integrators shows what is most commonly used and why.

Top *******

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  • "*** **** **** *** on **** ** ***'* specify"
  • "* **** *** **** prices."
  • "**** **** *** *** best *****"
  • "******** ** *** ******* brand, *********** ***** * name ***** ******* ** a ****** ** ****** we *** (***** *******) but ** **** **** a ****** ** ***** which ** *** ** still ******** ** ** are ***** ** ****** or ***."
  • "******, ******* **** ****. Distributors *** *** ***** of ***** ******."
  • "** **** ***** ** very ********* ** ***********, despite *** *******. ***** that ***** ********* *** stocking *********** ***** ** price **** ***** ** month."
  • "**** *** ** *****."
  • "** *****, ***** ** GOOD, ******* ** ********."
  • "**** *** ** **** boxes *** ** ******** brand. **** *** **** but **** ********* *** its ************ & *** location."
  • "***** **** *** ***** cheap ******* ****** ****** aluminum ***** * ***'* think ** **** * specific *****."
  • "******* * *** ** cable ** **** ** internet ** * ****** manufacturer. **'* *** * special ***** **** * good ********."
  • "** ********** *****, *** we ** ******* *** distro ******* ** *** more ********* ****** *** not **-**** ******* ** the **** "******** ** cheapest".
  • "*** ******** ***** ** spec."

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  • "*********- ******* ** ** a **** **** ********* equal & **** ***** provide * ** **** warranty ** ****** ************."
  • "*********. ***** *** ***** availability."
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  • "*********. **** ** *** from ******** ** * moments ******."
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  • "********* *******, ****** **** quality, ************ *** ******."
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  • "********* ** * ***** second ****** ** ***** reel ** * *** product ***** ****** *** a **** ********** ************."

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  • "***** **** **** ** the **** **'** *****. It ** ***** **** to ****. **** *** lube *** ****, **** a ***** *****-**-*-*** ******, and *** **** ****** put *** ** *** type."
  • "***** **** **** ****** exclusively. ***** ********, **** to ****, **** **** some ***** ****** ******* that *** ****** ******* as ****."
  • "** **** ***** **** Wire. *** ******** ** popular **** *** **********, and *** ******** ******* is ****** ** ***** City. ****'** ****** *** a ******** *** **** we ****. **** *****. Shipping ** ****** ***** too."
  • "***** **** ****. ***** customer *******. ***** *******."
  • "*'* ****** ** **** to ***** **** **** because ***** ****** *** very ***********, ****'** ******** made, *** ***** ******** system ** **** **********. If *****'* * ****** price ** * ******* going ** **** * will ***** ** ** other *******, *** *** a ***** ******* * month *** *** * bought ** ***** ** cat5 *** $** * piece."
  • "***** ****- ***** ****, delivery ****, ********* ****, quality ****."
  • "********* ** ***** **** Wire ********** **** ********** for ******** **** ** just *** ** * time **** ** ***** racks *********."
  • "***** ****, **** **** the **** *******. **** in *******."
  • "***** **** ****. **** orders *** *********, ** usually ******* **** *** to *** ******."
  • "***** **** **** - good *****, **** ******* - ** *** **** very **** ** *** "rack ****" ******* **'* easy ** *** ******* having ** *** ****** up ** * ***** of *******."
  • "***** **** ******** ******* and ******* *** **** and *********."
  • "***** **** ****. **** quality. *********. ******** ********. Easy ** **** **** during ************* - *** cable *****'* *** ******* or ******."
  • "***** **** **** *** Cable. ****** **** **** we **** ** *****, pricing ** ****, *** we *** ******** **** the **** ***."

Other ****** *********

******* *****,******,************ ******* [**** ** longer *********] **** ***** name-brands *********, ****** ** specific ******* ***** ***. Instead, *********** ********* ***** price, **** ************ ** reasons *** ******** ***** brands.

 

Comments (2)

If you ever need OSP for runs to light poles for surveillance, Icom, or access take a look at the Cat 5e OSP product.  Pretty good value.

http://www.mohawk-cable.com/products/copper/cat-5e#nine

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I really like windy city wire. Their CAT6 has some pretty rigid jacketing, which makes it really nice for long pulls. Fewest kinks of any CAT5E and CAT6 wiring I pull. 

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