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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.
25 Jun. 2020

Joachim Opdenakker has a student job at Belnet: “Perfect complement to my Network Management studies”

At Belnet, we regularly welcome students for regular employment or on work placement. This way we can offer young talent the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of our (network) infrastructure and services. One such student is Joachim Opdenakker, who has been part of our Network Team for the past two years.

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Some key figures

Belnet has 259 customer organizations and 825.343 end users :

259

Customer organizations 

110 in the Research sector

68 in the Education sector

81 in the public sector

679.582

R&E end users

64.242 for the Research sector

615.340 for the Education sector

145.761

End users

for the public sector

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