Timeline

  • June 2007 :            the contract for DWDM and IP equipment
                                        is awarded to Alcatel Lucent

  • December 2006 :    call for tenders for the WDM and IP
                                         equipment as well as for network
                                     
    operations

  • August 2006 :         work starts on the infrastructure

  • July 2006 :              the contract for the infrastructure  is awarded
                                         to Alcatel CIT


  • March 2006 :          call for tenders for the infrastructure

  • February 2006 :      founding members launch the "'Association
                                         Réseau Haut  Débit du Plateau de Saclay"

  • November 2004 :    feasability study

  • February 2004 :      the Paris Ile-de-France regional council,
                                         HEC, School of Management, Paris (CCIP)
                                       
  and Ecole Polytechnique sign the agreement
                                       
  to launch the project

  • December 2001 :    the Paris Ile-de-France regional council votes
                                         to support the project