What Is WAN Stand For?

WAN Stands for Wide Area Network.

What is WAN? 

The Term WAN means a Wide Area Network Sometimes it may be (VAN) a Vast area Network covering a large area and connecting computers from different cities and countries. The computers can communicate with each with the help of satellite or through wires through the WAN network. Big Organizations use a Wide area network for their communication with each other.

People can interact with each other through a wan network. Many people run their businesses from different locations like a person living in Pakistan can do American jobs while their presence is in Pakistan, This all work is possible only through a Wide area network.

Many other networks are also used for communication such networks are,

  • LAN (Local Area Network)
  • MAN (Metropolitan area Network)
  • PAN (Personal Area Network)
WAN- Wide area network

How does WAN work?

In the Modern world, communication is possible only because of the Wide Area Network (WAN) this network works with the help of Satellites or through Wires. 


The computer Networks connected with each other with the help of satellite signals 


Communication can be possible by connecting the Systems with each other with the help of wires.