|LAN||WAN||extent/distance||100m-1km floor, building, campus||up to 1000s km||speed/bandwidth||10, 100, 1000 Mbps, 10Gbps||56Kbps, 128Kbps, 1Mbps, 1.5Mbps, 10 Mbps||ownership||you buy it, you manage it||them (telephone, cable companies, telco "service provider"||connection type||
||use||connect nearby computers into one network||connect far-apart networks||examples||
PAN personal area network. Connect devices to computer. Bluetooth.
MAN metropolitan area network. Connect networks in a city or campus. Telco-provided fiber service or line-of-sight antennas.