Nomad Digital secures on-board Wi-Fi contract for Öresund train fleet
Nomad Digital Limited have secured a multi-million-pound contract to deploy on-board passenger Wi-Fi for operators of the Öresundstrain in Denmark and Sweden.
The contract, for 111 trains, is between Nomad Digital and the owners of the Öresund train fleet, also known as OTU option holders (OTU is a cooperation between DSB in Denmark, and in Sweden with AB Transitio, Region Skåne through Skånetrafiken, Region Blekinge through Blekingetrafiken and Hallandstrafiken AB.
Nomad Digital will supply, design and deliver a complete on-board passenger Wi-Fi solution and provide maintenance and operation services to the system. This new contract extends the already existing relationship Nomad have with DSB, whilst gaining brand-new business with the Swedish owners of the Öresund train units.
The Wi-Fi solution is built on Nomad’s latest R5001 router technology platform using the new Nomad Connect software to create cutting-edge technology for a simple and smart user experience.
The contract will be valid until August 2024. The delivery programme is already underway with the target of having the entire fleet of 111 trains deployed with Wi-Fi within 2020.
Michael Beckmann at DSB, said: “We are looking forward to offering our passengers a state-of-the art Wi-fi solution. The solution to be rolled out on the Öresund train fleet, is based on the technology already in use across DSB’s regional and long-distance fleet operating in Denmark.”
Gerald von Pok, Nomad’s EMEA/UKI Director of Sales, said: “We are very excited to be given this opportunity to build on our existing activity with DSB as well as develop new relationships with the OTU option holders to establish a significant footprint for Nomad Wi-Fi solutions in Sweden. We are fully committed to delivering a quality service helping the owners of the Öresund train units to enhance the on-board experience for the passengers and in turn achieve their strategic goals and objectives.”