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What is the maximum length of attenuation for twisted pair cables?

Find out the industry standards for twisted pair cable length in this response from network infrastructure expert Carrie Higbie.

What is the maximum length of attenuation for twisted pair cables?
Twisted pair cabling standards for the most part are written for 100m total length including patch cords. The only exception is Category 6 supporting 10GBASE-T which is shorter and may vary by manufacturer and methods of mitigating alien crosstalk.
This was last published in December 2007

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