Author Archives: Ben Cox

Enabling quality communications across rail networks

Business models for rail are changing. Historically, the primary focus of both rail operators and authorities has been on driving effective operations. While still a primary concern, emphasis is increasingly shifting to the need to deliver a better quality of customer service. A major rung on the ladder to achieving this goal also featured as […]

New BAI research pinpoints UK railway connectivity as key to boosting productivity

A recent BAI Communications survey(1) of 1000 UK rail users has revealed that consistent and quality wireless connectivity on trains could be the key to boosting individual and collective productivity in the UK. Moreover, it would also drive operational efficiency across the rail sector. Connectivity = productivity For passengers, the provision of consistent mobile connectivity […]

Seamless, high-speed connectivity: BAI Communications to demonstrate reliable, secure Wi-Fi on-board

This week BAI Communications is attending the SmartTransit USA Conference in Philadelphia. SmartTransit is the go-to event for senior transit industry figures from across North America, and this year’s event will look at how digitalization, connectivity and technology is revolutionizing transit, from enhanced analytics technologies to real-time passenger information systems. Positioned at booth E6, BAI will […]

BAI at the Australian British Infrastructure Catalyst 2018

The Australian British Infrastructure Catalyst (ABIC) is designed to facilitate and promote the exchange of ideas and experience in major infrastructure projects in Australia and the United Kingdom. Presented by the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, participants in the programme are limited to industry leaders from Australia and the UK including infrastructure experts, financiers, government […]

Five minutes with Esmond Cheung, Engineering Director, BAI Communications Hong Kong

Esmond Cheung has been part of BAI Communications Hong Kong from day one. Since joining the business in 1997, Esmond has gained extensive experience and knowledge from building the communications system for the Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) and working on other projects, including delivering services for public safety systems. We sat down with […]

Reflections from the party conferences – digital at the front of the transport revolution

The past few weeks have seen politics and the media focus on party conference season, especially the Brexit debate. However, beneath the headline grabbing stories I find it a useful opportunity to test out what issues in the transport and digital sectors are most popular with politicians and our partners. This is especially important for […]

BAI in Gigabit Magazine: The digital transformation of BAI Communications

Peter Turnbull joined BAI in 2015 as its CIO. He brought with him many years’ of digital experience in the banking and financial services sector, but as he says: “Core technology is ubiquitous, you really challenge yourself to understand how the business capabilities interact and learn the language of the domain.” While broadcasting is a […]

Unifying the smart city with transport connectivity

Smart city initiatives are now commonplace, with many ongoing projects in urban environments around the globe. Comprising a broad range of digitally enabled services, the overall goal is to optimise civic functions to improve quality of life and drive economic growth. As the lifeblood of any urban environment, transport is often a key element of […]