Distinguish between LAN and WAN.
|a) A wan (Wide Area Network) is the
interconnection of LAN or MAN can be located entirely within a state, country or around the world.
|A LAN (Local Area Network) is a group of computers interconnected within a small area such as room, building or a|
|b) Data transfer rate is comparatively slower such as is Kbits/ sec.
10 million bits per second.
|Data transfer speed is comparatively high
such as thousand bits per second.
|c)In WAN, links may be established by using telephone cable or microwave towers or satellite.||Co- axial cables are generally used to connect the computer and other devices.|
|d) In this network, shortcircuit errors, noise errors, atmospheric errors are higher than any other networks.||Due to short distance, short circuit errors or other noise errors are minimum.|
|e) For example : Pager.||For example : A computer lab in a
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Solution Distinguish between LAN and WAN. Concept: Networking Technology.