The Estonian Education and Research Network (EENet) was established in August 1993 as a governmental non-profit organization. From 1997 until April 2013 EENet operated as a state agency administered by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.
In April, 2013 EENet was transferred to the Information Technology Foundation for Education with all current rights of representation in international organisations.
The mission of EENet is to provide a high-quality national network infrastructure for Estonia’s research, educational and cultural communities. Its services include a permanent Internet connection as well as webhosting, e-mail, eduroam, GRID, ftp, DNS, consultations in the event of security problems etc
The current international connection of EENet is a 10 Gbps channel to the GÉANT network. The backbone of the educational and research network in the country connects most of its counties.