IEEE Std 802.3-2015 and amendments ballot results


Base standard IEEE Std 802.3-2015

IEEE P802.3 (IEEE 802.3bx) Maintenance #11 (Revision)
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 11th December 2014 267 160 121 7 0 32 59.93% 94.53% 20% 78
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 21st January 2015 267 164 127 4 0 33 61.42% 96.95% 20.12% 4
Initial Sponsor ballot 24th April 2015 160 134 117 6 0 11 83.75% 95.12% 8.21% 104
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 1st July 2015 160 137 126 2 0 9 85.63% 98.44% 6.57% 9
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 5th August 2015 160 143 133 0 1 9 89.38% 100% 6.29% 4
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 3rd Septmber 2015


Approved amendments (in amendment number order)

IEEE Std 802.3bw-2015 Amendment 1: 100BASE-T1
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 18th December 2014 266 146 97 14 0 35 54.89% 87.39% 23.97% 643
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 4th March 2015 266 149 98 14 0 37 56.02% 87.5% 24.83% 86
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 1st April 2015 266 150 110 3 0 37 56.39% 97.35% 24.67% 33
Initial Sponsor ballot 16th May 2015 125 105 89 8 1 7 84% 91.75% 6.67% 75
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 12th July 2015 125 106 93 5 1 7 84.8% 94.9% 6.6% 53
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 15th August 2015 125 106 99 2 0 5 84.8% 98.02% 4.72% 87
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 9th September 2015 125 108 102 1 0 5 86.4% 99.03% 4.63% 1
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 27th October 2015


IEEE Std 802.3by-2016 Amendment 2: 25 Gb/s Ethernet
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 16th August 2015 278 142 111 23 0 8 51.08% 82.84% 5.63% 240
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 10th October 2015 278 158 139 11 0 8 56.83% 92.67% 5.06% 109
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 5th November 2015 278 162 150 4 0 8 58.27% 97.4% 4.94% 11
Initial Sponsor ballot 24th December 2015 142 111 95 10 2 4 78.17% 90.48% 3.60% 104
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 25th February 2016 142 119 109 3 1 6 83.8% 97.32% 5.04% 35
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 15th April 2016 142 123 117 0 1 5 86.62% 100% 4.07% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 30th June 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bq-2016 Amendment 3: 25G/40GBASE-T
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 24th April 2015 274 151 93 20 1 37 55.11% 82.3% 24.5% 475
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 30th June 2015 274 155 99 20 0 36 56.57% 83.19% 23.23% 119
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 30th August 2015 274 164 117 15 0 32 59.85% 88.64% 19.51% 96
3rd Working Group recirculation ballot 31st October 2015 274 170 133 7 0 30 62.04% 95% 17.65% 148
4th Working Group recirculation ballot 3rd December 2015 274 185 155 3 0 27 67.52% 98.1% 14.59% 1
Initial Sponsor ballot 7th January 2016 128 102 89 9 1 3 79.69% 90.82% 2.94% 182
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 26th February 2016 128 109 100 6 0 3 85.16% 94.34% 2.75% 15
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 5th April 2016 128 111 104 3 0 4 86.72% 97.2% 3.6% 8
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 24th May 2016 128 113 106 3 0 4 88.28% 97.25% 3.54% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 30th June 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bp-2016 Amendment 4: 1000BASE-T1 PHY
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 31st August 2015 278 148 115 17 0 16 53.24% 87.12% 10.81% 315
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 23rd October 2015 278 159 132 11 0 16 57.19% 92.31% 10.06% 126
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 1st December 2015 278 183 163 0 0 20 65.83% 100% 10.93% 20
Initial Sponsor ballot 14th January 2016 130 109 101 3 0 5 83.85% 97.12% 4.59% 200
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 18th February 2016 130 116 104 7 0 5 89.23% 93.69% 4.31% 85
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 15th March 2016 130 117 107 5 0 5 90% 95.54% 4.27% 11
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 7th April 2016 130 117 110 2 0 5 90% 98.21% 4.27% 19
4th Sponsor recirculation ballot 24th May 2016 130 118 113 0 0 5 90.77% 100% 4.24% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 30th June 2016


IEEE Std 802.3br-2016 Amendment 5: Interspersing Express Traffic
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
First initial Working Group ballot 5th May 2015 275 140 72 16 1 51 50.91% 81.82% 36.43% 387
First 1st Working Group recirculation ballot 12th July 2015 275 145 81 15 0 49 52.73% 84.38% 33.79% 116
Second initial Working Group ballot 15th September 2015 279 148 109 7 0 32 53.05% 93.97% 21.62% 51
Second 1st Working Group recirculation ballot 8th November 2015 279 154 115 6 0 33 55.2% 94.21% 21.43% 32
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 3rd December 2015 279 181 135 6 0 40 64.87% 95.74% 22.1% 16
Initial Sponsor ballot 2nd March 2016 143 118 102 5 0 11 82.52% 95.33% 9.32% 106
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 30th April 2016 143 119 106 2 0 11 83.22% 98.15% 9.24% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 30th June 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bn-2016 Amendment 6: Ethernet Passive Optical Networks Protocol over Coax
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 20th August 2015 278 143 109 9 0 25 51.44% 92.37% 17.48% 524
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 28th October 2015 278 148 116 6 0 26 53.24% 95.08% 17.57% 133
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 7th December 2015 278 181 138 2 0 41 65.11% 98.57% 22.65% 74
3rd Working Group recirculation ballot 16th January 2016 278 190 147 2 0 41 68.35% 98.66% 21.58% 0
Initial Sponsor ballot 21st February 2016 100 81 71 6 0 4 81% 92.21% 4.94% 383
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 10th May 2016 100 84 74 5 0 5 84% 93.67% 5.95% 31
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 16th June 2016 100 88 81 1 0 6 88% 98.78% 6.82% 1
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 22nd September 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bz-2016 Amendment 7: 2.5G/5GBASE-T
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 1st March 2016 208 139 116 9 0 14 66.83% 92.8% 10.07% 219
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 12th April 2016 208 156 142 0 0 14 75% 100% 8.97% 40
Initial Sponsor ballot 20th May 2016 124 102 95 4 0 3 82.26% 95.96% 2.94% 113
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 23rd June 2016 124 108 102 2 0 4 87.1% 98.08% 3.7% 22
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 21st July 2016 124 111 107 0 0 4 89.52% 100% 3.6% 2
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 13th August 2016 124 112 109 0 0 3 90.32% 100% 2.68% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 22nd September 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bu-2016 Amendment 8: Power Over Data Lines (PoDL)
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 20th December 2015 277 157 120 16 0 21 56.68% 88.24% 13.38% 337
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 27th February 2016 277 167 128 16 0 23 60.29% 88.89% 13.77% 108
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 2nd May 2016 277 178 152 1 0 25 64.26% 99.35% 14.04% 30
Initial Sponsor ballot 13th July 2016 104 89 78 8 0 3 85.58% 90.7% 3.37% 231
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 2nd September 2016 104 92 83 5 0 4 88.46% 94.32% 4.35% 43
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 6th October 2016 104 94 88 2 0 4 90.38% 97.78% 4.26% 1
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 27th October 2016 104 96 93 0 0 3 92.31% 100% 3.13% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 11th December 2016


IEEE Std 802.3bv-2017 Amendment 9: Gigabit Ethernet over Plastic Optical Fibre
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 25th February 2016 208 121 85 15 0 21 58.17% 85% 17.36% 278
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 16th May 2016 208 147 103 13 1 30 70.67% 88.79% 20.41% 49
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 15th June 2016 208 158 118 10 1 29 75.96% 92.19% 18.35% 8
3rd Working Group recirculation ballot 14th July 2016 208 161 120 9 1 31 77.4% 93.02% 19.25% 2
Initial Sponsor ballot 3rd September 2016 122 99 88 5 0 6 81.15% 94.62% 6.06% 47
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 12th October 2016 122 103 95 3 0 5 84.43% 96.94% 4.85% 8
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 26th November 2016 122 104 96 3 0 5 85.25% 96.97% 4.81% 10
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 27th December 2016 122 105 98 2 0 5 86.07% 98% 4.76% 1
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 14th February 2017


IEEE P802.3-2015/Cor 1 (IEEE 802.3ce) Multilane timestamping
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 6th September 2016 212 107 90 1 0 16 50.47% 98.9% 14.95% 12
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 9th October 2016 212 131 110 0 0 21 61.79% 100% 16.03% 0
Initial Sponsor ballot 4th January 2017 102 83 81 0 0 2 81.37% 100% 2.41% 1
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 31st January 2017 102 84 81 0 0 3 82.35% 100% 3.57% 0
IEEE-SA Standards Board approval: 23rd March 2017


Amendment projects (in alphabetical order)

IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 27th August 2016 212 138 101 20 1 16 65.09% 83.47% 11.59% 567
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 22nd October 2016 212 152 122 11 1 18 71.7% 91.73% 11.84% 161
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 14th December 2016 212 167 137 7 0 23 78.77% 95.14% 13.77% 37
Initial Sponsor ballot 18th February 2017 134 107 88 14 0 5 79.85% 86.27% 4.67% 165
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 22nd March 2017 134 113 101 7 0 5 84.33% 93.52% 4.42% 66
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 23rd June 2017 134 115 102 9 0 4 85.82% 91.89% 3.48% 65
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 16th August 2017 134 119 113 2 0 4 88.81% 98.26% 3.36% 46
4th Sponsor recirculation ballot 3rd October 2017 134 119 114 1 0 4 88.81% 99.13% 3.36% 12
5th Sponsor recirculation ballot 26th October 2017 134 120 115 1 0 4 89.55% 99.14% 3.33% 0


IEEE P802.3bt DTE Power via MDI over 4-Pair
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 27th August 2016 212 129 85 22 0 22 60.85% 79.44% 17.05% 542
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 21st October 2016 212 146 102 22 0 22 68.87% 82.26% 15.07% 288
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 18th December 2016 212 155 109 18 0 28 73.11% 85.83% 18.06% 454
3rd Working Group recirculation ballot 26th February 2017 212 158 112 16 0 30 74.53% 87.5% 18.99% 413
4th Working Group recirculation ballot 20th April 2017 212 161 116 16 0 29 75.94% 87.88% 18.01% 310
5th Working Group recirculation ballot 2nd July 2017 212 163 129 5 0 29 76.89% 96.27% 17.79% 4
Initial Sponsor ballot 19th August 2017 114 88 71 15 0 2 77.19% 82.56% 2.27% 483
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 23rd October 2017 114 96 81 14 0 1 84.21% 85.26% 1.04% 474


IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 1st September 2016 212 141 100 12 0 29 66.51% 89.29% 20.57% 357
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 9th January 2017 212 148 113 3 0 32 69.81% 97.41% 21.62% 157
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 19th February 2017 212 163 126 2 0 35 76.89% 98.44% 21.47% 27
3rd Working Group recirculation ballot 11th March 2017 212 164 125 4 0 35 77.36% 96.9% 21.34% 19
4th Working Group recirculation ballot 3rd May 2017 212 167 132 1 0 34 78.77% 99.25% 20.36% 39
5th Working Group recirculation ballot 23rd May 2017 212 168 134 0 0 34 79.25% 100% 20.24% 0
Initial Sponsor ballot 24th June 2017 97 80 69 6 0 5 82.47% 92% 6.25% 138


IEEE P802.3cc 25 Gb/s Ethernet over Single-Mode Fiber
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 28th December 2016 223 139 106 9 0 24 62.33% 92.17% 17.27% 106
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 14th February 2017 223 152 124 6 0 22 68.16% 95.38% 14.47% 27
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 10th March 2017 223 157 130 3 0 24 70.4% 97.74% 15.29% 0
Initial Sponsor ballot 11th May 2017 116 87 78 4 0 5 75% 95.12% 5.75% 38
1st Sponsor recirculation ballot 4th July 2017 116 93 86 2 0 5 80.17% 97.73% 5.38% 11
2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot 31st August 2017 116 97 90 1 0 6 83.62% 98.9% 6.19% 3
3rd Sponsor recirculation ballot 3rd October 2017 116 99 93 0 0 6 85.34% 100% 6.06% 1


IEEE P802.3cd 50 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s, and 200 Gb/s Ethernet
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 25th June 2017 200 138 111 11 1 15 69% 90.98% 10.87% 173
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 24th August 2017 200 146 128 4 0 14 73% 96.97% 9.59% 88
2nd Working Group recirculation ballot 11th October 2017 201 152 136 3 0 13 75.62% 97.84% 8.55% 31


IEEE P802.3 (IEEE 802.3cj) Maintenance #12 (Revision)
Balloting stage Closing date Voters Returned Approve Disapprove Abstain Rate Comments
Comment No comment Return Approval Abstain
Initial Working Group ballot 21st August 2017 210 133 117 4 0 12 63.33% 96.69% 9.02% 147
1st Working Group recirculation ballot 27th October 2017 210 141 129 1 0 11 67.14% 99.23% 7.8% 3


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