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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.
20 Mar. 2020

Customer in the spotlight: meemoo is digitising and looking after the images and sounds of Flanders

With over 12 petabytes of data in their archive system, meemoo is treasuring Flemish audiovisual heritage for the future. Aided by Belnet’s high-performance and stable connectivity, meemoo is able to accomplish large-scale archiving projects.
16 Dec. 2019

Belnet builds new PoP and renews optical backbone of the FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister

Belnet will completely renew the optical backbone of the FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister. The project allows the Chancellery to make its ICT service offering available to other government organisations more efficiently and more quickly. In this way, Belnet further strengthens its role as a trusted connectivity partner of the federal government.
25 Nov. 2019

Belnet increases its capacity to the European research network GÉANT

Last month, Belnet increased the capacity of its primary connection to GÉANT to 100 Gbit/s. The upgrade is part of a general review of the external connectivity of our network. Its implementation has been accelerated in order to respond better to the needs of one of our affiliated research centres.

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