Wide area networks cover a large geographic area like a city, a country or multiple countries. WANs normally connect multiple LANs and other smaller-scale area networks. WANs are built by large telecommunication companies and other corporations using highly-specialized equipment not found in consumer stores. The Internet is an example of a WAN that joins local and metropolitan area networks across the world.
WIDE AREA NETWORK (WAN)- Network that covers a large geographical area (such as city, country, or the world) using a communication channel that combines many types of media such as telephone lines, cables, and radio waves.
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