Higher Speed & Lower Latency
Over the course of time, internet and network connectivity have become necessary for the growth of a business or industry. This is attributed to the fact that Ethernet cables provide enhanced speed as compared to other networking methods such as wireless or Bluetooth technology. Ethernet is the fastest developing wired network protocol, with a connection speed of 10 Mbps to 100 Mbps or higher. Moreover, it allows users to transmit data seamlessly within any environment at any given time. In addition, minimal chances of latency in Ethernet cable-connected devices promotes the growth of the market.
Superior Reliability & Lower Security Threats
Ethernet cables are widely used in various industries and broadcast applications, as they offer enhanced reliability, in terms of connection, as compared to other networking techniques. In addition, they are well-shielded and offer better immunity and protection from other security threats, as an internet connection is issued through cables and can only be connected if the device is physically plugged into the router, thus providing a secure gateway for data transfer.
Easy Installation & Connection
Ethernet cables are easy to install and use. To make them functional, they are simply inserted into the connecting ports of the devices. Moreover, they are simply chained together with connectors and T adapters, and thus do not possess connection problems, which are frequently observed in wireless technologies. Usually, there are no hubs, transceivers, or other devices used.
High Installation Cost & Limited Availability for Devices
Ethernet cables require proper installation and various connectors & switches for connecting several devices. This process increases the overall installation cost of the system. In addition, Ethernet cable connection facilities are dependent upon the length of cable and do not support all kinds of portable devices. These factors act as restraints for the market. However, various technological advancements are expected to diminish the effect of these factors.
Rise in Demand for Power Over Ethernet (PoE) in Industries
Power over Ethernet (POE) is a technology that enables Ethernet cables to carry electrical power. For many connected devices such as networked surveillance cameras or IP cameras, two connections are required in an electrical connection and the actual network connection. Several common techniques are available to transmit power over Ethernet cabling. The cables have been standardized by IEEE 802.3 since 2003. This advantage of Ethernet cables is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the market expansion.