Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the Most Frequently-Asked Questions About Low-Voltage Cabling

Blue Wave Communications is dedicated to providing top-notch low-voltage cabling contracting services to help businesses achieve success, efficiency, and compliance. To address some of the questions you may have about cabling and our services, here’s a list of some of our most frequently asked questions, and their answers:

Who is Blue Wave?
What types of services does Blue Wave provide?
How long does it take to get a customized low voltage cabling quote?
What is an RCDD?
Who do I call for help at Blue Wave?
Will Blue Wave secure all proper permits?
What is your warranty on structured cabling systems that Blue Wave installs and maintains?
Does Blue Wave use subcontractors to perform work?
Does Blue Wave have any quality assurance processes in place?
Why shouldn’t I just use the electrical contractor for my data cabling needs?
What is the difference between CAT5e, CAT6, and CAT6a?
What is the maximum distance I can run a Category cable?
What is the difference between plenum-rated (CMP) and riser-rated (CMR) cables?
What is the difference between Singlemode and Multimode fiber?
Should I have a hard-wired connection for my presentation purposes or is wireless the way to go?
Is there any way to reduce the noise in my office?
What are my options for increasing cell coverage in my office?
What is a DAS?
What is a Cellular Signal Boosting System?
What are the NFPA standards and code requirements for Public Safety/First Responder Radio Coverage?
How do I determine how many wireless access points I need for my space?
What type of cable should I install for my wireless access points?
Do I need one or two CAT6a cables for my wireless access points?

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