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Presentations of TICAL2018 and the 2nd Latin American e-Science Meeting are now available online Presentations of TICAL2018 and the 2nd Latin American e-Science Meeting are now available online Tuesday, 18 September 2018 The PPT and PDF files with the presentations of international speakers and the...
GÉANT and RedCLARA announce signature of BELLA contract for 25-year direct transatlantic connectivity GÉANT and RedCLARA announce signature of BELLA contract for 25-year direct transatlantic connectivity Thursday, 02 August 2018 www.bella-programme.euGÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on e-in...

BELLA in a Nutshell

BELLA (Building the Europe Link with Latin America) provides for the long-term interconnectivity needs of European and Latin American research and education communities.

BELLA will achieve this through the procurement of a long-term Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) for spectrum on a submarine cable between the two regions, minimising latency. BELLA is also developing and deploying a 100Gbps-capable research and education network across Latin America.

BELLA is being implemented by a Consortium of Regional Research and Education Networks GÉANT (Europe) and RedCLARA (Latin America) and the National Research and Education Networks (NREN) of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

Funding for BELLA is provided by the European Union through three European Commission (EC) Directorates (DG-CONNECT, DG-DEVCO and DG-GROWTH) and by the Latin American NREN community.

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Acknowledgements

BELLA receives funding from the European Union through the Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement number 731505 (BELLA-S1), from DG DEVCO under grant agreement LA/2016/376-534 (BELLA-T), and from DG GROWTH.

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Contact us

For more information about BELLA please contact:

Europe: info@geant.org

Latin America: RedCLARA_Comunica@redclara.net