"National connectivity was only possible thanks to the efforts of FCCN"


02 August 2021

João Neves was one of the members of the team that worked on Portugal's first Internet connections in 1991. The technical specialist and coordinator of INESC TEC recalls the role of the FCCN Unit in this pioneering work, highlighting the team spirit that he considers "unforgettable". read more

"The Internet has radically changed society"


16 July 2021

The computer scientist Fernando Boavida was one of the members of the team that, in 1991, connected Portugal to the Internet. 30 years later, the lecturer and researcher from the University of Coimbra describes the work done and the atmosphere experienced by those who carried out this pioneering work. read more

The challenges of the RCTS: 33 years of history


Written by João Nuno Ferreira - 21 April 2021

The general coordinator of the Unit FCCN, João Nuno Ferreira, reflects on the history and future of the national education and research network (RCTS), highlighting the strategic role of this structure in the work carried out by the communities it serves. read more

The 5 reasons why GigaPix improves your browsing


03 April 2020

The Internet Exchange Point (IXP) provided by Unidade FCCN, has a direct impact on Internet use in Portugal. Find out how. read more

eduVPN - Secure remote access for staff and students

Connectivity Security

26 March 2020

eduVPN is a VPN service developed by GÉANT for the international research and education community and promoted in Portugal by FCCN. read more

"GigaPix improves Internet quality in Portugal"


08 October 2019

Pedro Lorga, manager of the communications service network area at Unidade FCCN, reveals that: "The more developed GigaPix is, the more the Internet user in Portugal will benefit." read more