A Network is a group of independent computers attached to one another through communication media. In computer networks, networked computing devices exchange data with each other along network links (data connections). The connection are either connected by cable madia or wireless media. The most popular computer network is internet.
There are many types of computer networks such as
1. Local Area Network (LAN)
2. Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
3. Wide Area Network (WAN)
1. Local Area Network: This is a type of network whereby all the connected computers are geographically close together i.e in the same build.
2. Metropolitan Area Network: This is a type of network built for connected computers in a town or city.
3. Wide Area Network: This is a type of network whereby all the connected computers extends over a large geographical distance and are connected by telephone lines or radio waves.