Automotive Ethernet Testing Group will now be Single Pair Ethernet

We are always adapting to industry needs and wants and with that comes exciting change! Effective July 1, 2019, we are officially changing our Automotive Ethernet Testing Services to the ‘Single Pair Ethernet’ Testing Service. All customers currently members in our Automotive Ethernet Group don’t have to do anything! Let's break down why the change and what is means for you:

  • Why is the name and services changing? This is because current IEEE single pair projects are targeting both automotive and industrial/automation markets. All current 100BASE-T1 PHY test services will be included in the Single Pair Ethernet PHY test group.
  • What is changing with the membership? We are now adding 1000BASE-T1 and 10BASE-T1 testing, this will all be included in the new Single Pair Ethernet PHY membership. In addition, in the future we will be adding test support for 1000BASE-T1 PCS/PHY Control, 10BASE-T1S PMA/PCS/PHY Control, and 10BASE-T1L PMA/PCS/PHY Control.
  • What are the membership options? We are splitting Single Pair testing services into multiple tiers based on PHY speed to support the growing number of necessary test stations to support multiple PHY testing.

10M/100Mbps Single Pair: For customers interested in 100BASE-T1 and 10BASE-T1(S/L) testing. Since similar testing resources can be used for 10BASE-T1, we have decided to group 10Mbps and 100Mbps into a single test fee.

Gigabit Single Pair: For customers interested in 1000BASE-T1 testing. Additionally, the next generation Automotive PHYs (2.5/5/10GBASE-T1) testing services will be offered in this tier.

SPE Testing Options
Low High

10BASE-T1L

PMA
PCS
PHY Control

10BASE-T1S

PMA
PCS
PHY Control
PLCA

100BASE-T1

PMA

PCS
PHY Control
OPEN Alliance TC10

1000BASE-T1

PMA
PCS
PHY Control

2.5/5/10GBASE-T1

PMA
PCS
PHY Control
If you still have questions on what this change means for you or are interested in learning more about our Single Pair Ethernet PHY services, please contact us today or visit the Single Pair Ethernet webpage.