Computer Network Categories

Computer network is classified into three category. They are as follows:

  • Local Area Network (LAN)

    A local area network (LAN) is small network of computer. It is a network of computers within small area like room, building, or colleges. Nowadays instead of cables, wireless media are used as data transmission channel. LAN where wireless media are used is known as Wireless Local Area Network.

  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)

    It is larger network than LAN.Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is a network of computer within a city or between neighboring cities. Big companies like banks, offices etc use MAN. In MAN, cables and unbounded communication media are used as the transmission channels.

  • Wide Area Network (WAN)

    A wide area network (WAN) is a very large network of computers. WAN is a network of a computer in a wide geographical areas such as country, neighboring countries, continent etc. A WAN can be formed by joining many LANs and WANs. The Internet and Intranet are the WANs.

  • Computer network is classified into three category. They are Local Area Network (LAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Wide Area Network (WAN).
  • A local area network (LAN) is small network of computer. It is a network of computers within small area like room, building, or colleges.
  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is a network of computer within a city or between neighboring cities.
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  • What is the full form of WAN?

    Wide Area Network
    World Area Network
    World Wide Area Network
    None of them.
  • Which of the following is a network of computers within small area like room, building, or colleges?

    LAN
    MAN
    RAM
    WAN
  • Internet and Intranet are the examples of :

    Local Area Network
    Metropolitan Area Network
    Wide Area Network
    Large Area Network
  • In which network cables and unbounded communication media are used as the transmission channels?

    Metropolitan Area Network
    Local Area Network
    Wide Area Network
    Large Area Network
  • LAN where wireless media are used is known as:

    Wireless Large Area Network
    Wireless Area Network
    Wireless Local Area Network.
    Wide Local Area Network
  • Which of the following is the type of computer network?

    All of them
    LAN
    MAN
    WAN
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