Home  ›  Glossary  ›


Personal Area Network

A wireless network among nearby devices. PANs typically span an area of around 30 feet, giving them much less range than WLANs.


Bluetooth is the most common type of PAN technology.

See: Bluetooth

Still confused? Spot a mistake? Give us your feedback on this definition.

back to Glossary Index

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Threads Follow @phonescoop on Mastodon Phone Scoop on Facebook Follow on Instagram



All content Copyright 2001-2024 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.