Sure, WiFi is easy, convenient, and simple — but is it really the best option? You may be surprised to learn that there are any other options for connecting to the Internet. If that’s the case, listen up: Ethernet may be calling your name.
In the days before WiFi, people had to actually use network Ethernet cables to connect their computers to the world wide web. Many people still do. And it’s not because they’re dinosaurs or Luddites. Ethernet cables actually offer many benefits over WiFi, including:
- Speed: Ethernet cables come in different “categories” that indicate their speed and frequency max capacities. Cat5 cables can transfer up to 10Mbps at 100