Metropolitan Area Network
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(MAN) A data network intended to serve an area the size of a
large city. Such networks are being implemented by innovative
techniques, such as running optical fibre through subway
tunnels. A popular example of a MAN is SMDS.
See also Local Area Network, Wide Area Network.
Nearby terms: metre « metric « metric space « Metropolitan Area Network » M-expression LISP » MFC » MFE
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