How to Install an Ethernet Jack for a Home Network Jul 24, 2017This project shows how to install an Ethernet jack for a home network with wiring instructions and photos. The home network is extended to the basement game room by running Cat 5e cable and installing a new Ethernet jack. A “wired” network connection was needed at this location due to a weak WiFi (wireless) LAN signal. How to Wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Jack - HandymanHowto How to Wire a Cat6 Ethernet Jack. Wiring a Cat6 Ethernet jack almost the same as a wiring a Cat5e jack, however Cat6 rated RJ45 Ethernet jacks must be used with Cat6 cable to realize the full 10 Gigabit bandwidth capabilities.