What's the difference between a MAN and a WAN?

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Whats the difference between a MAN and a WAN?

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This question was answered on March 2, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

A man stands for "metropolitan area network", this is a network thats limited to a single urban area.

a wan stands for "wide area network",this is a network that transmits data over a large geographical area.

If i were you, i'd choose a WAN.

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Posted by Ricardo of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 2, 2005