The Tallinn-Tartu backbone of Estonian NREN was upgraded from 20 Gbps to 100 Gbps on Oct 22, 2018.
The Optical Backbone Network of Estonian Research and Education is one of most important infrastructure objects listed in Estonian Research Infrastructures Roadmap and being funded both from state budget and by the European Union European Regional Development Fund.
The Estonian Education and Research Network EENet operates as a structural unit of the Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA).
EENet's main goal is to ensure the development and stable functioning of the information technology infrastructure necessary for research, education and culture in Estonia.
The total number of institutions connected to EENet is 377, including all public universities and major research centres.
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