New partnership for Rail IP Connectivity in North America

Thursday, 3rd December 2015
  • Partnership will see the delivery of innovative fleet and passenger IP solutions to existing and future Bombardier customers
  • Bombardier given access to Nomad’s comprehensive product and service portfolio
  • Partnership marks a working relationship between Nomad/Bombardier on three different continents

(20th November 2015) Nomad Digital, the leading global provider of fleet connectivity, on-board passenger services and intelligent fleet management solutions to the rail sector, is delighted to announce the creation of an innovative new partnership with Bombardier Transportation, which will see both companies teaming up to deliver innovative passenger and fleet based solutions to both existing and new Bombardier customers across the North American marketplace.
 
As the leading global provider of on-board IP connectivity and Passenger WiFi services, for new-build and rolling stock globally, this agreement will provide Bombardier with access to Nomad’s comprehensive  product and service portfolio, including expertise in the design, development, implementation and management of on-board systems and services, including Passenger Information Systems (PIS), infotainment, on-board media and real-time content management and delivery systems – as well as Nomad’s ground-breaking Tele-maintenance portfolio, including condition-based-monitoring and energy efficiency solutions.
 
Building on Nomad's strong relationship with leading train manufacturers across the world, this partnership agreement comes at a time when the industry is experiencing increasing demands from transport operating companies and passenger alike, to provide enhanced passenger and fleet based services that will both improve the journey experience, while optimizing the operational performance and reducing the costs associated with both running and maintaining rolling stock.
 
Speaking of the new agreement, at a time of growth and increased investment for Nomad in North America, Group CEO, Andrew Taylor commented,
 
"Nomad is fully committed to aligning its capabilities with industry leading partners in the Transportation sector, and we are very excited about further developing our already strong relationship with Bombardier, and working in partnership to both offer and deliver innovative technology solutions, which will meet the current and future needs of Rail Operating Companies across the world”.
 
Nomad’s General Manager for North Americas, Damian Bryant, added:
 
“As Nomad continues to invest in developing and growing its North American sales and delivery capabilities, the relationship with Bombardier has strategic relevance, as we look to build appropriate partnerships that will both excite and meet the needs of our customers across the US and Canada”.

For more information please contact:

Nomad Digital

Andrew Taylor, CEO
Kate O’Donovan, Head of Marketing
+44 20 7096 6966

Powerscourt
Juliet Callaghan / John Elliott / Hattie O’Reilly
+44 20 7250 1446

Network PR (Trade press enquiries)
Jeanette Bowden
+44 79 7185 0606

About Nomad Digital
Nomad Digital is the world’s leading provider of wireless connectivity and ICT solutions to the transportation sector and is a pioneer of fleet digitisation. It boasts a rich suite of passenger and operational applications and services, which enables operators to significantly enhance the passenger experience, while delivering improved levels of reliability, safety and operational efficiencies.

Nomad’s solutions include its market leading Connectivity and WiFi suite of products and services, Passenger Information Systems (PIS), on-board entertainment platforms, and Remote Online Condition Monitoring (ROCM) and Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) solutions and services.

Nomad is an international business, with 300 employees and product development facilities in the UK (Newcastle), Germany (Hildesheim) and Portugal (Porto). Nomad serves over 50 customers which are spread across more than 20 countries in the UK, Europe, Australia and North America.  Nomad Digital was founded in 2002 and is based in the North East of England.

About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 37,700 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.