What is a characteristic of a WAN?
- It connects multiple networks that are geographically separated.
- It spans across a campus or city to enable sharing of regional resources.
- It is typically owned and managed by a single home or business.
- It requires a wireless access point to connect users to the network.
A WAN (wide-area network) is used to connect networks that are geographically separated and is typically owned by a service provider. The service provider contracts out WAN services to individuals and organizations.