If you need a lot of speed in your wired home network, then Ethernet Technology is the way to go. An Ethernet network runs at data transfer speeds of 10/100/1000 Mbps (Mbps= Megabits Per Second), depending on the speed of the Network Interface Cards (NIC) used on the networked equipment. A speed of 100Mbps is usually more than enough for the needs of a typical home network.
Usually, Ethernet equipment on the same network can auto-negotiate their speed settings, and set-up their speed to the highest supported value.
The network diagram below shows a typical Ethernet Wired Home Network. [Read more…]