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.
Registration for TNC19 now open
The conference bringing together hundreds of members of the GÉANT community takes place from 16-20 June 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia.
TNC19 - Applications open for submission of Lighting Talks
Portuguese university students with the possibility of making a presentation in Tallinn, Estonia, under the scope of TNC19. Applications are open until 28 February.
Upgrade in connection with GÉANT
The Science, Technology and Society Network's access to GÉANT is now ensured through two 30Gbps connections.
Portuguese student selected for TNC19
The student of the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), António Ferreira, was selected to participate in the largest annual conference of academic networks - TNC19. The presentation, on Machine Learning, will take place within the Lightning Talks competition.
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.
"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".
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
Meeting of Network Operators at the FCCN Unit
The 4th meeting of the Portuguese Network Operators Group (PTNOG) was held on 5th December at the premises of the National Scientific Computation Unit (FCCN).
University students challenged to participate in world's largest networking conference
Until 17 February 2020, Portuguese university students, with the support of FCCN, can submit a proposal for presentation at the largest and most prestigious annual conference of academic networks: the TNC20.