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10GBASE-E or 10GbE
10Gbase-E, as defined by IEEE 802.3ae, is for single mode fiber (SMF based on G.652) with 1550 nm laser transceiver with a bandwidth of 10 Gbps. 10GBase-E allows optical signal transmission up to 40km. The 10GBASE-ER media types is designed for use over dark fiber, while the 10GBASE-EW media type is designed to connect to SONET equipment.