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802.3bq-2016 - IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment 3: Physical Layer and Management Parameters for 25 Gb/s and 40 Gb/s Operation, Types 25GBASE-T and 40GBASE-T

Description: This amendment to IEEE Std 802.3-2015 specifies new Physical Coding Sublayer (PCS) interfaces and new Physical Medium Attachment (PMA) sublayer interfaces for 25 Gb/s Ethernet and 40 Gb/s Ethernet. 25GBASE-T and 40GBASE-T specify LAN interconnects for up to 30 m of balanced twisted-pair structured cabling, for 25 Gb/s and 40 Gb/s, respectively.
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