i2BASQUE is the Research & Education Network (REN) in the Basque Country. i2basque has connections with RedIRIS (the Spanish NREN) in Leioa and Vitoria-Gasteiz. RedIRIS is the connectivity provider with the Spanish autonomics RENs, the GEANT European NRENs, and abroad.
i2BASQUE is a fully supported programme by the Basque Governmet, and located in Ikerbasque Foundation. It is focused on serving the RDI Community in the Basque Country, providing telecom and ICT services to the Basque Science and Technology Network agents: Universities & Education, Science and Technology Centres, Hospitals and Biomedical research, and R&D management entities.
The telecom network “i2BASQUE 10G” is its main infrastructure. It has a "Trunk Network" with four points of presence linked by lambdas of 10 Gbps, three *WDM optical rings with capacity until 100 Gbps in Bizkaia (Bilbao-Leioa-Zamudio), Donostia-San Sebastián and Vitoria-Gasteiz, and connections by optical fibre in all the Technological Parks (Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, Miñano, Polo Garaia). On the other hand, it also offer services of High Performance Computing, Multimedia and Videoconference, and Internet contents (CMS and LMS)