The Icelandic University Research Network (RHnet) was formally established on january 24, 2001. Its objective is to link together Icelandic universities and research institutions by means of an high capacity computer network, and supply services in the field of computer communications, both domestically and internationally. RHnet is a limited company, founded with the sole aim of enhancing the level of communication within the Icelandic university and research community, and serve as its gateway to international networks. The company handles relations with NORDUnet, which is the collective university and research net of the Nordic countries. RHnet operates from Tæknigarður which is a part of the campus at the University of Iceland.