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This amendment to IEEE Standard 802.17-2004 defines an addition to the 802.17 MAC to support a Protected Inter-Ring Connection (PIRC).

Project Description

The 802.17c project is described by its Project Authorization Request (PAR) and its description of how it meets the LMSC 5 Criteria.

News and Updates 

On the 26th of March 2010, the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board approved the IEEE 802.17c-2010 amendment to IEEE 802.17-2004. The final standard text is available for purchase from the IEEE in IEEE Shop in PDF and printed forms. It is available for free from the LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) via the 802.17 page of the Get IEEE 802® Program.


Users of this standard may freely use and reproduce the text version of the 802.17c-2010 MIB so that it can be used for its intended purpose.

P802.17c Editorial Staff


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