Category Archives: Media release

Broadcast Australia undertakes industry first with the installation of a Tesla Powerwall as a backup power solution for ABC radio services

Harnessing new and innovative battery technology to provide standby power ensuring ABC Local Radio stays operational in times of emergency. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 7th December 2018 – Broadcast Australia, a BAI Communications company, has completed the installation of a Tesla Powerwall in Corryong, Victoria which will provide critical backup power to support the ABC Local Radio Service. The […]

The future of TV being trialled on the Gold Coast

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 16th November 2018 – Broadcast Australia (a BAI Communications company), TX Australia and Free TV are pleased to announce that a further trial of a next generation broadcast technology, DVB-T2, commenced this week on the Gold Coast. The trial builds upon trials conducted in Sydney earlier in the year to assess the performance […]

Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces launch of third annual ‘subway reads’ promotion with Transit Wireless

NEW YORK CITY, USA, 21st August 2018 – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) and Literacy Partners today announced the launch of the third annual “Subway Reads” campaign, a special, six-week joint promotion to provide e-short stories, poems, essays and extensive excerpts from full-length books for riders to enjoy on their commutes. Subway […]

Broadcast industry celebrates first ever trial of 4K television in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 4th July 2018 – Broadcast Australia (a BAI Communications Company) and Free TV in partnership with ABC, SBS, have given the broadcast industry a taste of the future, transmitting Ultra High Definition 4K content live over the terrestrial platform on Friday afternoon. The demonstration took place at the Next Generation Television Industry Showcase event and marked the first […]

Broadcast Australia and Free TV bring the next generation of TV closer with successful completion of DVB-T2 laboratory trials

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 12th June 2018 – Free TV and Broadcast Australia (a BAI Communications Company) in partnership with ABC, SBS and TXA have successfully completed the first phase of next generation television laboratory trials. This trial is a world first for 7 Megahertz (MHz) very high frequency (VHF) transmissions with off-air fed ultra high frequency […]

Transit Wireless Members Committee appoints new CEO for Transit Wireless

The Transit Wireless Members Committee has announced the appointment of Melinda White as Chief Executive Officer of Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications majority-owned company, effective May 2018.

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.