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What is the difference between WLAN and LAN?

Asked by T. Lopez, Last updated: Jun 28, 2020

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E. Barnes

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E. Barnes, Professional Gamer, Professional Gamer, Washington

Answered Jul 26, 2019

WLAN and LAN are the same with regards to what they can do which is to allow different gadgets to connect to the internet. You will use the LAN when you want to connect your laptop your gadget directly to the router so that you can get a fast connection. Just make sure that you have the right cable and this will be very easy to use.

WLAN and LAN are the same with regards to what they can do which is to allow different gadgets to
WLAN is different because it is wireless. This means that you will be able to connect to the internet source without the cable. You will just search for the network, connect to it, make sure that you will input the right password, and you will already be connected to the internet.

 

Samantha Stewart

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Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Jul 22, 2019

WLAN stands for Wireless Local Area Network. This is a type of network that will make sure that devices will be connected and that the various devices will have the ability to communicate properly. LAN stands for Local Area Network and the main difference between the two is how they allow devices to connect.

WLAN stands for Wireless Local Area Network. This is a type of network that will make sure that
LAN makes sure that devices are connected with the help of the Ethernet while WLAN makes devices connect and communicate with the use of WiFi. WLAN is the wireless version of the LAN and is usually preferred by a lot of households and commercial spaces now because of the benefits that it can provide over the cabled LAN. Some routers can offer both WLAN and LAN connections.

 

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