As a MTR partner, Radio Frequency Engineering Limited, a BAI Communications company, is helping to provide cellular and free Wi-Fi communications across the Hong Kong underground and light rail systems.
Nathan Cornish recently returned to his Australian roots where he continues to be responsible for leading the strategic side of product development for BAI Communications’ global transit business. During our five minutes with Nathan, we covered everything from his career with BAI and advice for upcoming engineers to the importance of keeping people connected underground.
In a series of blog posts earlier this year, BAI Communications, looked at the roll-out of wireless communications in metro rail environments like New York, Toronto and Hong Kong. Here are the top five challenges BAI faced when deploying communications networks underground and the lessons learnt.
Ongoing digital transformation of the transport industry is exciting, promising to improve customer experiences and transport management for the better. Here Billy D’Arcy, CEO BAI UK, shares his thoughts on the technologies that will be central to the modernisation of rail networks and business models.
On 6 and 7th June BAI Communications UK Director Malcolm Keys will attend BWCS’ annual Wi-Fi on Trains Conference, Train Communications Systems 2018, to speak about the future of Wi-Fi on trains. Register now to join Malcolm, TfL, Network Rail and train operators from around the globe to take part in the debate in London, UK.
Editor of SmartRail World Luke Upton speaks exclusively to Paul Chan, Managing Director of RFE about their work, what it is like to have worked on passenger connectivity in Hong Kong’s MTR a period of huge change, exporting their knowledge overseas, 5G and much more.
In this four-part ‘Building of the Boroughs’ blog series, Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) takes you borough by borough through the different challenges they overcame while implementing cellular and wireless connectivity for the entire New York City subway system. We begin with Manhattan.
Jeremy Foran has been with the BAI Canada team for over three years. In his role as a technology specialist, he focuses on using data to solve challenges for rail operators and their customers. We sat down with Jeremy to hear more about his day-to-day and what keeps him busy outside the office.
On Sunday 20th May, Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications majority-owned company, sponsored the 5th annual Party on Wheels at the New York Transit Museum. This annual event benefits the Museum’s education programs, serving 25,000 New York City kids and teachers every year – including 3,000 participants in access programs for people with disabilities.
New or innovative applications of existing technologies are changing the way we live, commute and interact. It is also driving a quiet, yet powerful disruption for persons with disabilities, improving quality of life and enhancing independent living. In recent years, there has been a veritable explosion in adaptive and assistive technologies enhancing mobility and accessibility for people with disabilities, including whilst riding the subway.
BAI’s UK CEO Billy D’Arcy recently joined UK Secretary for Transport Chris Grayling at a roundtable at leading London-based think tank Reform to discuss the opportunity for the UK to lead the rest of the world in the transformation of the rail sector.
Having a P3 contract that spans over a quarter-century ensures Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority-owned company) and the services we provide continue to meet the needs of New York City Transit for decades to come.
On 28th March 2018, Transit Wireless (a majority owned BAI Communications company) hosted a panel at Brooklyn Technical High School to discuss the prospect of STEM careers with local high school students; young women in particular.
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.
“I don’t believe transformation can be achieved without innovation”. BAI Communications UK CEO Billy Darcy talks to SmartRail World about innovation and rail challenges.
In February 2018, the BAI Communications UK team moved into their new offices in the heart of Paddington, the location of one Europe’s most iconic railway stations.
BAI Communications is excited to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018. As part of our celebrations globally, we have invited all staff members, men and women, to share in a talk from an inspiring woman, Chelsea Pottenger.
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.
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 at an industry showcase event.read more
Broadcast Australia and Free TV bring the next generation of TV one step closer to Australians with successful completion of DVB-T2 laboratory trials
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 (UHF) repeater sites operating in a single frequency network (SFN) using multiple physical layer pipes.read more
Broadcast Australia engineer Stephen Heazlewood’s antenna testing methodology has been recognised as best in class in the globally renowned National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Engineering Handbook.read more
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.read more
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