The IEEE 802.3 standard for the operation of 10 Mbps networks. There are different versions of 802.3, depending on the type of cabling used, the IEEE standard for thick Etherent is 10Base5, for thin Ethernet is 10Base2.
10-BASE5 Standard thick Ethernet is called thick because of the thick coaxial cabling (trunk cable) used in its application, 10 is for 10 Megabits per second (Mbps) operation, BASE is for baseband operation, and 5 is for maximum of 500 meters of cable segment length.
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