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19 January | 2017
Eastern Mediterranean spurred on by EUMEDCONNECT3 project extension and Lebanon capacity upgrade
The year has started well for the NREN and user community across the Eastern Mediterranean thanks to a three-year extension of the EU-funded EUMEDCONNECT3 project, which supports international R&E connectivity for the region.
14 October | 2016
Empowering network engineers around the world: GÉANT and NSRC renew partnership
GÉANT and network engineering training provider NSRC have recently signed a new MoU to further expand joint activities in support of technical capacity building in emerging regions
16 May | 2016
ASREN connection opens door to global high-speed connectivity for Middle East science hub
Via its dedicated link from Amman to its PoP in London, the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) has recently connected SESAME
29 April | 2016
1 May 2016 marks next phase in GÉANT Project
GN4-2 is a 32-month project beginning 1 May 2016 and ending 31 December 2018. As part of the GÉANT2020 Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA), it is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020, the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020).
28 April | 2016
Major boost for EU-Algerian science collaborations through first AfricaConnect2 connection
International connectivity available to Algeria’s scientists, academics and students has recently been upgraded from 622Mbps to 2.5Gbps by networking organisation GÉANT and its regional partner ASREN
15 February | 2016
Lebanon connects to GÉANT
Lebanon has recently joined the global R&E networking community and accelerated efforts to establish its own NREN - eduroam is driving the force behind it.
25 January | 2016
GÉANT partners up with Union for the Mediterranean to support the digital economy in the Mediterranean
GÉANT has recently been given official recognition by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) of its role in R&E networking.
27 October | 2015
“In The Field with research and education networks” blog is now live!
The blog was developed by Jane Gifford (AARNet) and launched as part of the Global PR network activities.
25 March | 2015
EUMEDCONNECT3 tender for upgrading Algeria connectivity published
The final closing date for tender responses is 22 April 2015.
18 December | 2014
What does the future hold for the EUMEDCONNECT3 project?
David West, EUMEDCONNECT3 Project Manager talks about the opportunities and challenges ahead.
12 December | 2014
From plans to deployment: focus on pan-Arab R&E network construction at e-AGE 2014
The 4th “International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment” – e-AGE 2014 – took place 10-11 December 2014 in Muscat.
19 November | 2014
ASREN launches first link to London PoP
The Arab States Research and Education Network has announced an agreement with DAMAMAX, one of the leading providers of communications services and broadband solutions in Jordan.
10 November | 2014
Msila University in Algeria hosts workshop on the use of Science Gateway Grid facilities for physicists
Organised by the DZ e-Science GRID team on behalf of the Algerian Research Network.
10 October | 2014
DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association
In response to the community of Europe’s national research and education networking organisations’ (NRENs’) wishes, the GÉANT Association has been formed by re-organising TERENA and DANTE under a unified governance structure
30 September | 2014
New digital cooperation initiatives launched
European Union, Jordan and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launch new digital cooperation initiatives
EUMEDCONNECT3 is funded by the European Union