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Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication, 4th Edition by Casimer DeCusatis

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Appendix D

Network Standards and Data Rates

Organization of major industry standards

The IEEE defines a common path control (802.1) and data link layer (802.2) for all the following LAN standards; although FDDI is handled by ANSI, it is also intended to fall under the logical link control of IEEE 802.2 (the relevant ISO standard is 8802-2).

IEEE LAN Standards

802.3—Code sense multiple access/collision detection (CSMNCD) also known as Ethernet. Variants include Fast Ethernet (100BaseX), gigabit Ethernet (802.32), and 10 gigabit Ethernet (802.3ae)

802.4—Token Bus (TB)

802.5—Token Ring (TR)

802.6—Metropolitan area network (MAN) (also sometimes called Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) to which it is related)

802.9—Integrated Services Digital ...

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