Undersea cable to link Europe and Latin America announced
The BELLA Consortium announced the formalization of agreements for the construction of a direct submarine cable that will connect Europe and Latin America. The entry into the European space will be made in Sines.
Upgrade in connection with GÉANT
The Science, Technology and Society Network's access to GÉANT is now ensured through two 30Gbps connections.
Extended education network increases capacity
As of 1 April, the Science, Technology and Society Network (RCTS) started to ensure the connection of the Extended Education Network (RAE) to the Internet at 40Gbps.
Verizon Media on GigaPIX
Connection was made on 17 May. Membership will allow faster access to various types of content.
IBET connects to RCTS
The Science, Technology and Society Network now has 84 links.
Eduroam creator in the Internet Hall of Fame
Klaas Wierenga was distinguished by the Internet Society as a personality who contributed to the development and improvement of the Internet worldwide. On 27 September, at a ceremony in Costa Rica, the inventor of eduroam, Klaas Wierenga, entered the Internet Society's "Internet Hall of Fame". This way, he joins names like Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the
RCTS: GÉANT network connection upgraded to 40 GBPS
A further upgrade of RCTS access to the GÉANT network was carried out, with the connection now guaranteed at 40 Gigabits per second (Gbps).
RCTS with 100 GBPS connection to GigaPIX
Science, Technology and Society Network is now connected to the GigaPIX traffic exchange point at 100 Gbps. Upgrade ensures connectivity needs in the coming years.
FCT strengthens infrastructure in the face of Covid-19 crisis demands
With the increase of Internet traffic in institutions associated with the growth of digital content consumption, namely distance learning, FCT has reinforced the Science, Technology and Society Network (RCTS), which supports the Internet connections of the Portuguese education and research community.
"Participating in Lightning Talks has been rewarding"
The students of the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP), Fábio Lourenço and Luís Sampaio, were selected to share their projects in the largest conference of academic networks in the world. The TNC20 was cancelled, but the journey of the Master's students in Computer Engineering is not over.
Ella Link and EMACOM launch "Ella Link Geolab".
For the first time, a submarine telecommunications cable will include an infrastructure for studying the conditions of the ocean floor. "Ella Link GeoLab" will offer Europe's scientific community updated data in real time.
"EllaLink station installation is almost done"
General Coordinator of the FCCN Unit, João Nuno Ferreira, visited the Sines station, intended to host the EllaLink submarine cable, and reveals some details about this structure.