Wide-Area Networks

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• â– WANs connect devices generally far away; LANs connect devices generally closer together.• â– WAN cabling connects locations of one company with

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WAN PresentaionWAN(Wide-Area Networks)Tony Persaud WANs connect devices generally far away; LANs connect devices generally closer together. WAN cabling connects locations of one company withthose locations separated by land owned by others. Thecables therefore must run through government-regulatedspaces, like with other utility companies (the cable system, the electrical grid, and the phone companys voice network). The user of WAN services leases the service from aservice provider, usually paying a monthly fee, whereas theuser of a LAN buys everything and has no ongoing monthlyfees. It is similar to a Local Area Network (LAN), butit's a lot bigger. Unlike LANs, WANs are notlimited to a single location. Many wide area networks span long distancesvia telephone lines, fiber-optic cables, orsatellite links. WANs can also

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