WANTime Features

  • Control center in Tres Cantos, Madrid
  • Timing based on high-stability atomic clocks
  • Synchronization to UTC by GNSS satellites (GPS and Galileo)
  • Ethernet distribution on optical fiber and White Rabbit protocol (extension of PTP/IEEE-1588)
  • Simple, low-cost user terminal (no need for antenna)
  • Coverage for the city of Madrid and its hinterland
  • Daily traceability reporting and monitoring at the official Spanish UTC time (ROA – Royal Navy Observatory)
  • Compliant with financial regulation MiFID II
  • Alternative distribution by authenticated NTP for low-precision applications (smart meters, etc)

Deviation from UTC of the two time-generation chains of WANTime