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GN1 Report Summary

Project ID: IST-2000-26417
Funded under: FP5-IST
Country: United Kingdom

10Gbps international data network connectivity for research and education

GEANT provides state-of-the-art European international data connectivity for the research and education community. Table below compares the development of individual international (trunk) circuits at the beginning and end of the project. A significant increase in bandwidth over the course of four and a half years is demonstrated clearly, both in terms of total bandwidth available (over 50%) and of average bandwidth (around 70%).

FROM-TO: Year 1 (Mbps)-Year 5 (Mbps)
AUSTRIA-SWITZERLAND 10000-10000
AUSTRIA-GERMANY 2500-10000
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY 2500-10000
AUSTRIA-SLOVENIA 622-2500
BELGIUM-FRANCE 2500-2500
BELGIUM-LUXEMBOURG 155-155
BELGIUM-HOLLAN 2500-2500
SWITZERLAND-FRANCE 10000-10000
SWITZERLAND-ITALY 10000-10000
CZECH-GERMANY 10000-10000
CZECH-POLAND 2500-2500
CZECH-SLOVAKIA 2500-2500
GERMANY-FRANCE 10000-10000
GERMANY-GREECE 622-2500
GERMANY-IRELAND 155-2500
GERMANY-ITALY 10000-10000
GERMANY-HOLLAND 2500-10000
GERMANY-SWEDEN 10000-10000
SPAIN-FRANCE 2500-10000
SPAIN-ITALY 2500-10000
FRANCE-LU 155-155
FRANCE-UK 10000-10000
GREECE-ITALY N/A-2500
CROATIA-HU N/A-2500
CROATIA-SI N/A-2500
CROATIA-AUSTRIA 34-N/A
HUNGARY-SLOVAKIA 2500-2500
IRELAND-UK 155-2500
ISRAEL-ITALY N/A-155
ISRAEL-NL N/A-155
ISRAEL-UK 45-N/A
HOLLAND-UK 2500-10000
POLAND-SE 2500-10000
PORTUGAL-SPAIN 622-2500
PORTUGAL-UK N/A-2500
SWEDEN-UK 10000-10000
TOTAL 122,565-195,620
AVERAGE 7,907-11,178

The total number of circuits at 10Gbps is sixteen.

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