AMLIGHT miniThe Amlight consortium, which manages international connections between the United States and Latin America for teaching and research purposes, has announced the activation of new 100 Gb/s international connections in Fortaleza, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile. With these new links, researchers and students in both countries will have access to a new network infrastructure with ten times the bandwidth, to the benefit of international academic collaboration.

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Do you have doubts about how to apply and participate in TICAL2018 and the 2nd Latin American e-Science Meeting? Then this is for you. The Latin American Cooperation of Advanced Networks, RedCLARA, and the National Academic Network of Advanced Technology of Colombia, RENATA, invite the academic community of the country and the region to participate in the "TICAL 2018 - 2nd Latin American Meeting of eScience Virtual Day: Digital Transformation in Institutions of Higher Education, Science and Culture ", this Thursday April 12 at 3pm GMT.

anuncio ipe100gbThe first 100Gb/s link of Ipê network, that connects the Points of Presence of Paraíba and Pernambuco, in Brazil, came into operation last Friday, March 16. The delivery of this first circuit is part of the agreement signed between RNP and Companhia Hidroelétrica do São Francisco (Chesf) for the technological evolution of the national academic network, supported by the company's transmission lines. The infrastructure sharing agreement with Chesf will last 20 years and receive investments from the Northeast Connected Program (Programa Nordeste Conectado) of the Ministry of Education to take broadband ccess for education and research into the interior of Brazil.

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