AD Comms

Integrated Technology Solutions for Critical Infrastructure Operations

ADComms, a Panasonic Company, has been a systems integrations business within the rail market for 15 years, deploying major telecommunications and network projects. Key works include the UK-wide implementation of GSM-r and delivery of the Fixed Telecoms Network (FTN), using some 2,500 Relocatable Equipment Buildings (REB) for the co-located GSM-r access nodes, FTN core and signal box nodes.

We have continued to grow our expertise in radio planning, radiating cable and network solutions. With expertise covering on-train systems and rail infrastructure solutions we have a unique understanding of the requirements of working in and across these environments. With increasing demands for data transfer and digital connectivity, the need for robust communications backhaul has never been greater. Working with innovative solutions from Panasonic, ADComms is ideally positioned to support your critical infrastructure projects.

ADComms has a successful track record of delivering large and small rail projects for Network Rail and Tier 1 organisations on time and to budget. We have the necessary Network Rail accreditation (at the business level as well as the employee level), allowing ADComms to undertake trackside installation and maintenance work, and we take pride in our excellent operational and safety record.

What we offer

  • Technology Partnerships
  • Modular engineering and design
  • Integration and commissioning
  • RF testing and optimisation
  • Experience and qualified site personnel
  • Material sourcing, supply and site related logistics
  • Decommissioning and disposal
  • Service and maintenance support

ADComms is a safety focused business, with a HSQE department that drives constant improvement in this regard.


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Fixed Network Infrastructure

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AD Comms
11 Billet Lane
Normanby Enterprise Park
United Kingdom
DN15 9YG
  • 01724 292 200