What is Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)?


  • A MAN interconnects different Sites, User Terminals, and enables LANs to Communicate with each other but within a city.
  • It covers region larger than LAN but smaller than WAN.
  • MANs normally covers an area of between 5 to 50 Km.
  • Like WAN it is not owned by a single organization.
  • Installation cost is high than LAN but less than WAN.
  • Data transmission speed is high than WAN but less than LAN.
  • (e.g.) Network of different branches of a company within city

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