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Press Archive

In this area some publications about ACOnet are available.

In The Field

The international blog In The Field is operated by the Australian scientific network AARNet and can also be subscribed to as a newsletter.

With exciting articles from a wide variety of topics, the blog conveys the broad range of contributions made by National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and their participating organizations to global development.

"In The Field" stories related to ACOnet

AQUnet - Austrian Quantum Fiber Network

On 16 February 2021, TU Wien published a press release entitled "The Austrian Quantum Internet" (in German), which was picked up by numerous media - also internationally.

Article about AQUnet, published in the blog "In the Field" (see above):

Austria gearing up for the quantum age

Secure Network of Public Authorities

The Government Internet eXchange (GovIX) is a common, complementary and distributed peering infrastructure for the government sector. It offers the possibility of bundling IT communication in public administration and forms the basis for future developments in this sector.

Article about the GovIX as a secure network of public authorities ("Sicheres Behörden-Netz"), published in the magazine "Öffentliche Sicherheit" of the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, issue 11/12 2020:


The journal comment was published by the Vienna University Computer Center from 1994 to 2010.

"comment" articles related to ACOnet (in German)

Universities and Telekom Austria: High-tech infrastructure for Austrian science network implemented

Press Release, March 24, 2009

The Austrian science network ACOnet has made a powerful extension to the effectiveness of its data links: the new, innovative ACOnet infrastructure, set up by Telekom Austria under contract to the University of Vienna over the last two years, successfully entered service at the beginning of 2009.
Full article (in German)

Article in pressetext austria (in German)
Article in TMCNews (in German)

Universities and Telekom Austria are upgrading the research network

Press Release, July 25, 2007

The need for an efficient information and telecommunications infrastructure for research and education continuously increases. In Austria, data transfer to the world’s scientific community is provided by the Austrian Academic Computer Network (ACOnet).
Full article (in German)

Article in pressetext austria (in German)
Article in derStandard.at (in German)