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Local area network

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network covering a small local area, like a home, office, or small group of buildings such as a home, office, or college.

Current LANs are most likely to be based on switched Ethernet or Wi-Fi technology running at from 10 to 10000 Mbit/s.

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