The challenges of delivering the PTP telecom profile with the required accuracy are important in Ethernet / MPLS networks. There is also a renewed interest in time testing for both network commissioning and troubleshooting.
The PTP Utility profile is tailored for utility applications, particularly power distribution and smart grid systems, to ensure accurate time synchronization among devices in these critical infrastructures.
IRIG-B provides accurate timing for internal clocks and systems to timestamp events in aerospace, utilities and control systems, so verifying IRIG-B performance is very important as it is the reference for mission critical applications.
Performance measurement of a BC running the ITU-T G.8275.1 profile which is deployed in networks with full timing support in all their nodes. In practical terms, full timing support requires that all network nodes implement the T-BC function.