I’ll need at least five RJ45 connectors for this one cable

In which of these would you be most likely to use UTP?

A) Connection from Internet provider to cable modem

B) Between buildings located 200 meters apart

C) In a manufacturing facility

D) Between floors of a building

E) I can never find my crimper

The answer: D) Between floors of a building

UTP is often used on Ethernet links that extend less than 100 meters and in areas where electrical interference is at a minimum.

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