At the base of the INCIPICT project there is the construction of an experimental optical network to build a MAN – Metropolitan Area Network – that consists in an Optical Ring to connect the main and the most important sites of L’Aquila City. These sites certainly include the strategic node of University of L’Aquila, in addition of other important sites like PA buildings. Noteworthy is the presence, in the area of the Villa Comunale, of the headquarters of the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), a higher education initiative, recently launched by the Ministry of Education.

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