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Wireless neighborhood area network

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Definition Edit

A wireless neighborhood area network (WNAN) is "a type of packet switched wireless mobile data networks."[1]}}

Overview Edit

"Wireless NANs are flexible packet switched networks whose geographical coverage area could be anywhere from the coverage are of a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), to wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN), to Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN). In Smart Grid, WNAN has a role to play in the HOME‐to‐HOME or HOME‐to‐GRID communication."[2]

References Edit

  1. Smart Grid Cyber Security: Potential Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risks, at 36.
  2. Id.

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