(Newcastle upon Tyne,19 September 2016) Building on its partnership with Swiss-based train builder Stadler, Nomad Digital – the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the rail industry – has successfully delivered passenger WiFi on 82 Flirt trains for NSB, Norway’s primary train operating company.
The deployment marks the largest WiFi rollout on a single new train fleet in the world and supports NSB’s focus on improving the overall passenger experience.
These state-of-the-art trains have been built by Stadler, with Nomad’s next-generation connectivity infrastructure fully integrated. Nomad has delivered a secure, robust technology platform, which, as well as delivering passenger WiFi, also enables the integration of additional operational applications, providing a scalable, future-proofed solution to NSB. As the demands of both NSB and their passengers increase, the Nomad solution can be leveraged to offer new and advanced services in the future.
In addition, Nomad has also designed its next-generation passenger WiFi solution for an additional 26 trains.
Nomad’s state-of-the-art connectivity technology provides passengers with a seamless and robust WiFi experience throughout their journey. The solution allows them to keep up-to-date with their busy work schedule by exchanging emails and downloading files as well as providing the opportunity for accessing entertainment, media and social networks.
Nomad Digital said: “This is great news and further cements our strong, strategic partnerships with Stadler and NSB. Passengers will benefit from a robust WiFi connection and the operator has the flexibility to scale up over time, future-proofing their long term requirements.”