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metropolitan area network


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A metropolitan area network, often abbreviated to MAN, is an IEEE-approved network that serves a metropolitan area such as a city or a town, although it is not restricted to such uses. For example, the term has been used to describe a network connecting a number of local universities and colleges.

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