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ALSO CALLED: Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, 802.1x, 802.3
DEFINITION: 802.3 is a standard specification for Ethernet, a method of physical communication in a local area network (LAN), which is maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In general, 802.3 specifies the physical media and the working characteristics of Ethernet. The original Ethernet supports a data rate of 10 megabits per second (Mbps) and specifies these possible physical  … 
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ETHERNET PROTOCOLS DEFINITION (continued): …  media:10BASE-2 (Thinwire coaxial cable with a maximum segment length of 185 meters)10BASE-5 (Thickwire coaxial cable with a maximum segment length of 500 meters)10BASE-F (optical fiber cable)10BASE-T (ordinary telephone twisted pair wire)10BASE-36 (broadband multi-channel coaxial cable with a maximum segment length of 3,600 meters) This designation is an IEEE shorthand identifier. The "10" in the media type designation refers to the transmission speed of 10 Mbps. The "BASE" refers to baseband signalling, which means that only Ethernet signals are carried on the medium (or, with 10BASE-36, on … 
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