Real-Time Working Group and Real-Time Service

The International GNSS Service (IGS) Real-time Service is a GNSS orbit and clock correction service that enables precise point positioning (PPP) at worldwide scales. The RTS products enable applications such as scientific testing, geophysical monitoring, hazard detection and warning, weather forecasting, time synchronization, GNSS constellation monitoring, imagery control and many other public-benefit applications. The RTS is made possible through partnerships with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG), and the European Space Agency’s Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany (ESA/ESOC). Support is provided by 160 station operators, multiple data centers, and 10 analysis centers around the world.