Network

18 Sep. 2020

Astronomers from the Institute of Astronomy (KU Leuven) operate Mercator telescope from a distance of 3,000 km

Thanks to the technology developed by the Institute of Astronomy and the high-performance Belnet connection, (future) astronomers will be able to continue their research from 3,000 kilometres away during the COVID-19 crisis. Belnet spoke with Prof. Hans Van Winckel, Head of Astronomy at the KU Leuven.
18 Mar. 2022

First step in Belnet's new connectivity strategy successfully completed

A new dynamic procurement system that went into operation in June 2021 facilitates the search for the most suitable leased line to a gateway on the Belnet network. In addition, Belnet has launched a new framework agreement for WAN connectivity in order to connect and provide connectivity to the various federal sites as efficiently as possible.
24 Nov. 2021

Did you know that the GÉANT network is completing its most important renewal in ten years?

The pan-European research network GÉANT is a fundamental part of Europe's e-Infrastructure, connecting nearly 40 national research and education networks (including Belnet). Launched in 2019, the GN4-3N project aims to support the rapidly growing needs of the European research and education community for the next 15 years.

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