DEFINITION
Wide Area Network

A WAN covers a wider geographic area than a LAN, is an integrated voice or data network, often uses common carrier lines for the interconnection of its LANs, and consists of nodes connected over point-to-point channels. Commercial examples are Internet and public data. Government examples are NIPRNET and SIPRNET.

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