Author Archives: Andrea De-Martin

5G IoT accelerator propels 10 startups to success in Sunderland

10 companies have been awarded a total of up to £100k Up to half of cohort in the process of laying down roots in Sunderland The 10 startups making up the first cohort of the Sunderland Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G Accelerator have revealed why they were drawn to Sunderland and how the smart […]

Insights from Victoria Lamberth, Chief Revenue Officer, ZenFi

This month’s insights from our leaders around the world comes from Victoria Lamberth, Chief Revenue Officer at ZenFi. Victoria co-founded ZenFi Networks in 2013 and has 15 years of experience building, managing, and selling fibre infrastructure companies in the New York metro market. Prior to ZenFi, Victoria ran sales and marketing for Lexent Metro Connect. […]

Three more London Underground stations begin offering high-speed mobile coverage to customers with three more going live in the coming week

4G and 5G-ready mobile coverage is now rolling out at additional Tube stations, including Notting Hill Gate and Queensway Final testing is underway at some of central London’s busiest Tube stations, including Camden Town, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road, to enable them to start offering mobile coverage in the new year Tube customers will […]

Smart partnerships build smart communities

A smart community initiative done right can seem like magic. End users just have what they need, when they need it, without effort. But it’s not magic. It’s partnership. With the right mix of partners, you get the resources, expertise and vision to create innovative smart communities that enhance safety and sustainability, and deliver an […]

Putting connectivity at the heart of smart communities

Enabling smarter cities and connected communities has been a major focus of the mobile industry in recent years. 5G has the potential to deliver the solutions and services that citizens and authorities desire. To make it happen, there needs to be a concerted effort for greater collaboration between the public and private sectors. Mobile World […]

BAI strengthens its commitment to build a more equitable future and launches 2022 Sustainability Report

BAI Communications (BAI), a global shared communications infrastructure provider, strengthened its commitment to build a more equitable future for present and upcoming generations by sharing environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets for the first time in our first sustainability report titled ‘Creating our sustainable future today‘. In a year of accelerated growth and transformation, as […]

Transit Wireless Receives Information Services Franchise from New York City Office of Technology and Innovation (OTI)

Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications company and leading 5G wireless infrastructure provider, announced receipt of an Information Services Franchise (ISF) license from the New York City Office of Technology and Innovation (OTI/DoITT). This license allows Transit Wireless to build broadband infrastructure in NYC’s public right-of-way, expanding fiber communications capabilities to fiber network operators, local businesses, universities, hospitals, […]

Building smart cities, one community at a time

This blog is the first in a series exploring the themes uncovered in our 2022 Smart communities report: The building blocks of smarter, more connected communities. The term ‘smart city’ often conjures up visions of sci-fi landscapes full of futuristic technology that seem far removed from our current reality. But in fact, smart cities are […]

Three building blocks to realising smart communities

Imagine you are driving to an important meeting. You receive an alert on your smartphone about an incident ahead and are prompted to take an alternate route to avoid it. Traffic light sensors connected to a centralised traffic management platform automatically adjust traffic lights to ease congestion and manage traffic flow. As you approach your […]

Ten tech startups set to join new Sunderland IoT and 5G accelerator

Ten early-stage technology companies have gained a place on an exciting new Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G accelerator programme, set to begin in Sunderland this month. Launched by Sunderland City Council, in partnership with global communications infrastructure provider BAI Communications (BAI) and leading tech sector support organisation Sunderland Software City (SSC), the programme combines […]