Why do Ethernet cable have 8 wires?
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More common was to run phone wires to pin 4 and 5, so that you could plug either an analog phone or an Ethernet cable into the wall, and either would work. With 1000 Mbits/sec (what's most common today), the protocol uses all 8 wires for a single connection, and there's no more of these fun and games.
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To get to Gigabit, we wanted to keep the data signalling rate the same, so the higher bandwidth required more wires
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