"GigaPix improves Internet quality in Portugal"
Pedro Lorga, network area manager of the communications service of the FCCN Unit, reveals that: "The more GigaPix is developed, the more the Internet user in Portugal will benefit".
eduVPN - Secure remote access for staff and students
eduVPN is a VPN service developed by GÉANT for the international research and education community and promoted in Portugal by FCCN.
The 5 reasons why GigaPix improves your browsing
The Internet Exchange Point (IXP) provided by the FCCN Unit, has a direct impact on Internet use in Portugal. Find out how.
The challenges of the RCTS: 33 years of history
The general coordinator of the FCCN Unit, 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.
"The Internet has radically changed society"
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 carried out and the atmosphere experienced by those who carried out this pioneering work.
"National connectivity was only possible because of FCCN's efforts"
João Neves was one of the team members who, in 1991, worked on Portugal's first Internet connections. The technical specialist and coordinator of INESC TEC recalls the role of the FCCN Unit in this pioneering work, highlighting the team spirit that was experienced and that he considers "unforgettable".
Nowadays, living without the Internet is simply unthinkable!
Fernando Cozinheiro was one of the team that, in 1991, worked on the first Internet connections in Portugal. 30 years later, read the words of those who lived the experience first hand. October marks 30 years since Portugal's connection to the Internet. Can you describe the role of the FCCN Unit (then Fundação
"We have a duty to open doors for the future generation of working women"
During the month of March, the FCCN Unit joins GÉANT's #WomenInSTEM campaign, making known the opinions of several of its employees on this topic.
"Greater gender diversity can complement our way of being, being and working"
Gonçalo Lopes, a team member from the Network Services Area, offers his contribution to GÉANT's #WomenInSTEM campaign, highlighting examples from his professional career that illustrate the importance of making a change. During the month of March, the FCCN Unit gives the opinion of several of its employees about gender diversity and the importance of the role of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
What is VoIP?
The invention of the telephone revolutionized the world in the late 19th century and provided communication between two people over long distances, modernizing the way humanity interacts today. However, in its historical judgment, there is still no conformity as to who actually invented the telephone. Maybe it was Bell, maybe it was Meucci.
"The digital services of the FCCN Unit are nowadays indispensable tools for our community"
The Coordinator of the Polytechnic of Bragança's Communications Center, Nuno Rodrigues, shares the importance of this higher education institution's 100 Gbps connection (RCTS100 Project) to the Science, Technology and Society Network: "This activation has a special meaning for our academic community.
"The FCCN Unit contributes to a better quality of national education and research"
The Pro-Vice President for Digital Transformation and Pedagogical Innovation of the Polytechnic of Beja, João Paulo Barros, highlights the benefits of the collaboration of this higher education institution with the FCCN Unit, highlighting the role of upgrading the connection to the national education and research network, under the RCTS100 project.