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Describe in Detail

What is Project 802?

Explanation

  • Set of networking standards and procedures for implementing networks and creating network related equipment.

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers designed Project 802.

  • Mostly covers physical media aspects of networking, such as cabling, attachments, hardware recommendations,

802 Networking Standards:

  • 802.1:

    • Covers internetworking- routers, bridging, switches, and other internetworking communications standards and equipment.

  • 802.2:

    • Covers Logical Link Control- the properties and standards of physical media interoperability, such as network interface cards, attachment, and cabling media.

  • 803.2:

    • Deals with Ethernet and protocols

  • 802.4:

    • Deals with Token Bus LAN standards

  • 802.5:

    • Deals with Token Ring LAN standards

  • 802.6:

    • Deals with Metropolitan area network.

  • 802.7:

    • Deals with broadband technologies

  • 802.8:

    • Deals with fibre-optic technologies

  • 802.9:

    • Deals with integrated voice and data networks

  • 802.10:

    • Deals with network security standards and technologies

  • 802.11:

    • Deals with wireless networking technologies and standards

  • 802.12:

    • Deals with demand priority access technologies

  • 802.14:

    • Deals with cable television access

  • Media access control is the lower sub layer of the data link layer containing some distinct modules each carrying proprietary information specific to the LAN device.

  • The modules are Ethernet LAN, token ring LAN (802.4), or Token bus LAN (802.5) etc,