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prairiesky

join:2008-12-08
canada
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reply to pandora

Re: My addition will take almost 2 miles of Cat 6

fridges may have an Ethernet port in the future, but all appliances that will be connected will be wireless or over power line. Why? Nobody likes having 1 cord, nevermind 2 running to a device. A fridge is a little easier because it doesn't move and the cords are hidden behind.

On top of that, 99.99% of houses simply aren't wired for it. If you're marketing a product, you're going to make it work for as many people as you can, not just the people who have prewired their house with an rj45 everywhere. By solely having an RJ 45 on a device you limit it to very few homes, whereas the majority of people who have Internet have wireless (I'm sure a small fraction of high speed don't have wireless, dial up is a different story). Every device needs power though which makes powerline more probable than ethernet