Icomera strengthens its mobile connectivity offering by acquiring dg8 design and engineering

Icomera, a subsidiary of ENGIE Ineo, announces that it has completed the acquisition of dg8 design and engineering through its own subsidiary Icomera UK.. Founded in 2008, dg8 is a well-established and widely respected design and engineering group based in Derby, UK. Its creative and versatile team are experienced in delivering design-led projects from concept to implementation. dg8 has primarily worked with clients in the rail transport sector and its team has extensive experience of the rail vehicle market, working at all tiers of the supply chain.

Icomera is known as the world’s leading provider of Passenger Wi-Fi for public transport, connecting millions of users and tens of thousands of vehicles to the Internet every day around the globe. This service increases the attractiveness of public transport to the benefit of the environment. In addition to Wi-Fi for passengers, Icomera’s connectivity offer is part of the digitalisation of public transport, which is key to improving the appeal of green mobility and reducing operating and maintenance costs. The skills of dg8 and Icomera are part of ENGIE’s desire to offer the transport sector, as well as all major energy-consuming sectors, a complete solution to operators in their own digital and energy evolutions. ENGIE supports its clients through an integrated services approach in this transition to zero carbon.

" The acquisition of dg8 strengthens Icomera’s ability to deliver the truly interconnected eco-systems of onboard systems and services required for fully realising the potential of the connected vehicle for passengers and operators. Icomera and dg8 have successfully collaborated on many projects previously and now the closer integration of the teams makes us even stronger digital partners for our clients. "

Dave Palmer, Managing Director of Icomera UK

" Our expertise has always allowed us to give our clients concepts that can be turned into real solutions. By joining ENGIE Ineo, we are consolidating our expertise and resources. We are eager to offer ever more innovative and high-quality solutions. "

Mark Hoptroff, Director of dg8