CE Pro 100 Names Top Networking Cable Brands
SnapAV’s Wirepath brand surges past Liberty AV to claim the top spot in networking cable, followed by AudioQuest, Honeywell and Structured Cabling Products.
CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.
In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.
SnapAV’s Wirepath brand surges past Liberty AV to claim the top spot. The remaining top four companies made modest gains, but not quite like those made in the Home Networks.
It’s worth noting that leading networking companies’ dominance in that category doesn’t extend to the use of Ethernet cable/category cables.
Wirepath (SnapAV): 35
Liberty AV Solutions: 28
Structured Cabling Products: 10
Windy City Wire: 9
ICE Cable: 7
Olympic Wire: 1
West Penn Wire: 1
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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at firstname.lastname@example.org
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