Definitions for "Category 3 cable"
Keywords:  unshielded, utp, mbit, mbps, copper
A 10Base-T unshielded twisted-pair cable type commonly used in 10 Mbps Ethernet networks.
consists of a copper tube or wire covered with a plastic cover that is capable of supporting up to 10 Mbps of data transmission.
Copper cable that can support data speeds of up to 10 Mbps. State-of-the-art cabling in the mid-1980s, Cat3 cable is still used for phones. All Cat3 data cabling will be replaced as part of the Campus Network Upgrade Project.