Monthly Archives: March 2018

The benefits of being connected

BAI Canada’s latest project has made cellular service available throughout every station in the Toronto Transit Commission. Now the team is working on expanding that connectivity into the TTC tunnels: it is already operational in tunnels between Bloor Yonge and King Street and on the 9km York-Spadina subway extension.

Transit Wireless awarded Honorable Mention in the MTA Genius Transit Challenge

Transit Wireless has been recognized as an Honorable Mention in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Genius Transit Challenge for its proposed solution to implement high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity into the New York City Subway System’s train fleet.

Transit Wireless in the P3 Landscape; Part 1, a Legal Perspective

Transit Wireless’ 27-year P3 partnership with the MTA guarantees that it maintains and grows the network over the time of the contract. How does it not only sustain, but improve connectivity in an ever-expanding network 80+ ft underground, subject to various external factors? Here Kate Dominus, Counsel and Commercial Contracts Manager at Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority owned company) provides a legal perspective.

Facts and fiction about underground connectivity

When speaking to commuters on the TTC recently, we found that many of them didn’t know cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity was there at all or had some misconceptions about how it works. So we decided to separate fact from fiction by explaining how the network functions and how we can all take advantage of this exciting new service.

Transit Wireless transports NYC subway to the digital age

Transit Wireless invested over US$300 million and partnered with industry vendors to design, build and operate a cellular and Wi-Fi network within the New York City subway and a fibre network throughout the city.

Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Five: New ways of working – aligning business models

In the final post of his challenges of working in underground environments blog series, UK CEO Billy D’Arcy moves away from the physical environment to the business environments that telecommunication firms and rail operators work within.