Which of these network types would be most descriptive of a WAN?
A) Connection via fiber between two on-campus buildings
B) Connecting an internal network between locations in different countries
C) A metro-Ethernet connection between two locations in the same city
D) A connection between different mobile devices and accessories on your desk
E) Transferring information between locations using a USB flash drive
F) That’s a lot of work to surf Reddit and watch Netflix
The answer: B) Connecting an internal network between locations in different countries
A WAN (Wide Area Network) is a network connection that exists over a relatively large area, and very often beyond the scope of a municipality.
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