What does WAN mean in Networking?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand WAN in the Computing field in general and in the Networking terminology in particular.

Wide Area Network

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What does WAN mean?

wide area network, WAN(adj)
a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

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