China Science and Technology Network
Operated and managed by CNIC, China Science and Technology Network (CSTNET) keeps on upgrading its infrastructure and providing a stable and safe operation for its users.
As one of China’s earliest backbone networks, CSTNET has become an important component of the global academic network with a number of international connections with the bandwidth to North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific reaching 52G in 2017. CSTNET also has high-speed connections with major Internet operators in China such as China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile, China Education and Research Network and Beijing National Internet Exchange Center through 1G to 10G links. Access by more than 300 organizations and 1 million end users, CSTNET continued to keep the network running on the highest telecom-level and maintained the network availability percentage up to 99.99% in 2017.