Luxury Coach & Transportation

March 2019

Magazine for the professional limousine, charter and tour industry.

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LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION MARCH 2019 21 Sprinter Coaches by Royale Call today and speak with a product specialist: 1-800-544-5587. 99 Newark Street, Haverhill, MA 01832 | 978.374.4530 · 800.544.5587 | sales@ · Sales & Service Centers: Massachusetts · New York · New Jersey · Florida · California · Nevada © 2015 Cabot Coach Builders, Inc. Where Craftsmanship Counts ™ Operators can expect to see an ROI through increased ridership, espe- cially on longer-distance routes, where services such as Wi-Fi can really win passengers over from competing opera- tors or modes of transport. "Our customers have publicly report- ed increases in passenger numbers, attributing these increases to improve- ments in client satisfaction that comes from passenger Wi-Fi," Friberg says. "Operators can also increase revenue through paid premium Wi-Fi services and ad revenue." — be viewed on the passenger's smart device. It also reduces the coach opera- tors' cellular data costs. Generally, an operator will buy the hardware from Icomera, such as the Wi-Fi router, upfront, and then pay a monthly fee to cover the system's cellular data costs, management tools, and support. e company designs and builds its technology with operators' future requirements in mind, and works directly with leading telecommunications indus- try figures, researchers, and technol- ogy institutes. of all available communica- tions networks, delivering the bandwidth on which passen- gers base their opinions of the service," he says. Icomera also offers CCTV video surveil- lance, GPS/fleet tracking, and ELD capabili- ties, all of which are vital to any luxury transportation operator. e company has a centralized connectivity plat- form, which will help operators elimi- nate the need for numerous systems. Locally-stored infotainment content is also a feature of the system. From the Wi-Fi router's onboard storage, content such as TV, films, games, audiobooks, magazines, and real-time passenger information — interesting facts about the route, expected arrival time etc. — are made available. ese can all "Our customers have publicly reported increases in passenger numbers, attributing these increases to improvements in client satisfaction that comes from passenger Wi-Fi." —Magnus Friberg Magnus Friberg, Icomera's SVP for the Americas

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