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What is basic components of WAN?


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June 02, 2010 8:34PM

First of all, WAN is an acronym for Wider Area Network. A good example of a WAN is the Internet. The basic components of a WAN would be routers, satellites, ISP mainframes, transmission media (Fiber Optics backbones, Power lines, network cables etc....i suppose satellites would also be classed as a transmission media). The most essential of an WAN Component can be Modems / Routers / Router abd Firewalls.