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About Nomad

We are a specialist in intelligent transport, offering benefits to passengers and operators by improving connectivity on the move. The integration of Nomad Digital solutions into the on-board environment improves levels of passenger satisfaction, connectivity, journey information and entertainment, whilst increasing operational efficiency of the fleet.

Nomad’s integrated and scalable solutions include the multi-award winning Passenger WiFi, enabling seamless connectivity with the internet and on-board infotainment.

Our vision - connecting everything

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Part of the Alstom family

Alstom and Nomad Digital – a shared vision

On 5 January 2017, Nomad Digital became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alstom.

Alstom and Nomad share a vision to make the Digital Train a reality, and Alstom’s heritage and pedigree in train manufacturing enables Nomad to accelerate the delivery of that vision.

As a world leader in integrated railway systems and a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector.  Entirely refocused on rail transport, Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services such as maintenance and modernisation – and infrastructure and signalling solutions.

Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today.

Alstom – refocus on transport

With its refocus on transport, Alstom became an independent, agile and ambitious actor, uniquely positioned to define the future of mobility around the world. This is the context of the company’s defining 2020 Strategy.


Alstom - a global player fully focused on transport


June - CCJPA contract win

Nomad Digital secure ‘next generation WiFi’ contract with CCJPA

July - DSB contract win

The Consortium of Alstom Transport UK Ltd, Alstom Transport Denmark A/S and Nomad Digital Limited have won a multi-million-pound WiFi contract with DSB


January - Integration of 21net into Nomad Digital

Alstom acquire 21net and integrate into Nomad Digital

International Success Story

Nomad Digital win Dynamites 18′ Award ‘International Success Story’


January - part of the alstom family

On the 5 January Nomad Digital becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Alstom

New Translink contract

Relationship with Translink Group to offer WiFi on buses, coaches and trains


February - contract with NS

5 year contract with NS to upgrade WiFi and Passenger Information Systems

June - World first live TV broadcast on train

World first live TV broadcast with OBB

September - contract with DB Cargo

5 year fleet management contract with DB Cargo

First WiMAX trackside system

First WiMAX trackside system to support operationally critical rail signalling communications in North America.

Cotract with Eurostar

New contract with Eurostar to supply WiFi and passenger infotainment.

Contract with VIA Rail

5 year service contract with VIA Rail.

Alstom relationship

Joining up with Alstom on Passenger WiFi and Infotainment solution for SBB.

Queensland rail contract

Three year contract extension with Queensland Rail for WiFi and CCTV


Nomad announced a 10-year framework agreement with ÖBB

Nomad Digital and ÖBB to deliver the world’s largest multi-transport connectivity deployment

UP Express passenger win

Nomad Digital win UP Express passenger WiFi contract  – Canada


OBIS contract win

Win OBIS contract with Amtrak


Contract win the PKP

Nomad Digital win contract for Poland with PKP – largest East European WiFi and Passenger Information Services deployment to date

Acquisition of Inova Multimedia

Passenger Information Service and Infotainment market entry through the acquisition of Inova Multimedia.

Nomad Tech

Telemanagement market entry through creation of Nomad Tech, joint venture with EMEF Portugal.


Acquisition of Commute Media Technology

Acquisition of Commute Media Technology – passenger internet and multimedia provider.


Acquisition of Lysatiq

Acquisition of Lysatiq, German mobile comms specialist.

Aquisition of Wellard Technologies - Australia

Aquisition of Wellard Technologies – Australia, provider of engineering solutions for the rail industry.


Won contract with NS - Intercity Fleet

Nomad Digital wins contract with NS (Netherlands) for WiFi and passenger Information on the Intercity Fleet.


Contract win with NSB

Nomad digital secures passenger WiFi contract with NSB.


Launched the world's first train to trackside private 802.16

Nomad Digital launch the world’s first train to trackside private 802.16 comms network underground WiFi for Heathrow Express.


First contract win

First contract win with Southern Trains for passenger WiFi.


Proof of concept for Southern Trains

Nomad Digital started the proof of concept trial for Southern Trains on the London to Brighton line.


Opened head office

Nomad Digital opened Head Office in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

we have a worldwide presence

Headquartered in the UK, with more than 40 customers across the world, and offices across the globe, we are dedicated to every single one of our customers. Our expert teams are connected to each other, achieving international success together.

Powered by our people

Our people are our strength and our advantage. We work together as a team using a wide variety of skills and experience, making us industry experts.

Compliance - we take it seriously

Our Nomad Compliance team consists of QHSE, Information Security & Rail Engineering Compliance elements to ensure the team support and govern all of Nomad’s operations and processes for continuous improvement and governance.

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