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What are MAEs in the Internet?

What are MAEs in the Internet?


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The MAE abbreviation stands for Metropolitan Area Exchange, which is now a service mark of MCI. Check out the formal definition of a MAE at http://www.whatis.com

The "short and sweet" definition is a roughly city sized LAN, using relatively high-speed (10+ Mbps) connections between the nodes.

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This was first published in May 2001

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