Icomera is the world’s leading provider of integrated connectivity solutions for trains, trams, buses and coaches, serving millions of passengers and tens of thousands of vehicles on a daily basis. We have the reach to operate locally in territories around the globe, working ever closer to our clients as a trusted extension of their organisation.

Icomera’s vision for green mobility within the public transport industry perfectly complements the wider mission of our parent company, EQUANS. As the global leader in multi-technical services with 74,000 employees working across 17 country hubs, EQUANS delivers customised solutions which connect, protect and energise territories, cities, buildings, industries and transport infrastructures, empowering their energy, industrial and digital transitions.

History

1999

Icomera AB is founded by four graduates of the Chalmers Institute of Technology, and their pioneering multicellular aggregating technology is patented.

2001

Icomera begins to work with public transport providers, supplying Internet access for high-speed trains.

2003

Icomera deploys a solution for SJ, the state-owned rail operator in Sweden.

2004

Icomera’s first UK installation is completed on GNER, now London North Eastern Railway.

2008

Icomera acquires Moovera, a UK-based connectivity specialist.

2010

Icomera unveils the X-Series platform at InnoTrans 2010.

2014

Icomera launches Icomera US Inc. and expands its mainland Europe client base through installations with RET in the Netherlands and Thalys in France.

February 2015

Icomera is named as one of the top 100 companies to work for in Sweden by Karriärföretagen.

June 2015

Icomera unveils The Connected Journey – a revolution in transport powered by a new generation of digital infrastructure.

October 2015

Icomera opens its new UK head office in Chatham, Kent.

January 2016

Icomera joins ITxPT as an Associated Member to establish standards for plug-and-play IT systems for public transport.

April 2016

Icomera is awarded Deutsche Bahn ICE connectivity contract.

June 2016

Icomera launches next-generation Passenger Wi-Fi on Amtrak trains.

May 2017

ENGIE Ineo acquires Icomera.

July 2017

Icomera GmbH begins operating in Germany.

December 2017

Icomera is identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe.

February 2018

FlixBus awards Icomera contract to deliver next-generation Wi-Fi and Infotainment to its passengers.

September 2018

Icomera achieves ISO 27001 certification – one of the first in its industry to obtain this certification.

November 2018

Icomera Germany GmbH is named ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Swedish Enterprise Awards in Germany.

December 2018

Icomera and Prevost partner to deliver all-inclusive entertainment packages to coach buyers in North America.

February 2019

Icomera earns the ITxPT label for its multi-modal mobile Internet connectivity platform for public transport vehicles.

May 2019

Icomera reaches 1 billion Passenger Wi-Fi sessions on buses.

June 2019

Trenitalia selects Icomera to deliver powerful and reliable Passenger Wi-Fi on its high-speed Frecciarossa fleets in Italy.

July 2019

Icomera acquires dg8, a UK-based design and engineering group.

July 2020

Continuing a successful decade-long partnership, Icomera completes an ambitious technology upgrade program for Greyhound in the US.

September 2020

In Canada, Metrolinx launches the first GO Transit buses and trains equipped with Icomera’s centralised connectivity network platform.

September 2020

Icomera acquires GoMedia, creating a leading-edge passenger information and entertainment offering.

November 2020

Icomera demonstrates the world’s first 5G-enabled router for public transport – Achieving industry-record-breaking gigabit speeds on both 4G and 5G networks.