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wide area network (WAN)

a computer network that uses long-distance communications methods, such as telephone lines, satellite links, or microwave transmission, to cover a geographic area larger than that which can be covered by a local area network (LAN).

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Unnaturally pale.
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With PRIMUS Wireless, Canadians can make long distance calls on their cell phone at the same rate or less than their home phone," says Andrew Day, senior vice-president, Residential Services, PRIMUS Canada.
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Cox Communications ranks highest in the bundled long distance telephone service segment, performing particularly well in performance and reliability, billing, and image.
We've been extremely pleased with how the SBC team has been able to meet our needs, first through the Frame Relay network and now with long distance voice services.
As a $30 billion regional bank holding company with a five-state footprint, we needed a long distance provider that could be flexible as well as cost efficient," said Wilton W.
GTC will be able to provide both new and existing customers with local service, long distance, and Internet all on one simple monthly bill.
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Wholesale Revenues: From a wholesale long distance perspective, BellSouth would benefit significantly from AT&T's wholesale prowess.
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Triangle Rent A Car has selected BellSouth (NYSE: BLS) to provide long distance service to all its 23 offices in the Carolinas and Virginia.

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