Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Four: Ensuring Installation Engineers Have the Right Skillset
Mind the skills gap! Part 4 of BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy’s blog series on the challenges of deploying wireless for underground rail discusses how to ensure teams have the right skillset when installing high-speed communications in metro rail environments.
The rapidly growing Toronto Region is home to 7.8 million people and as well as being the economic engine of both Ontario and Canada, has gained a strong reputation for digital and tech excellence. And at the heart of this development has been the modernisation of the city’s transport network – which includes the delivery of Wi-Fi and cellular services to the TTC subway system.
Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part 3: Mind the gap – Delivering comms in confined spaces
Welcome to part three of BAI’s blog series exploring the top five challenges of providing wireless service in underground environments. This week we’re looking at working in confined spaces.
In cities across the globe, wireless connectivity is driving the trend towards a transit experience that’s smart, safe, fun and fluid. In Singapore, Wi-Fi data is being used to monitor and improve passenger flow. In Seoul, free Wi-Fi is available across the entire city, streamlining every experience from catching a train to parking a car. Now it’s Toronto’s turn.
Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Two: Running complex projects without disrupting passengers
BAI Communications UK CEO Billy Darcy shares part 2 of BAI’s blog series looking into the challenges effecting installation of underground wireless networks. This post explores the issues associated with completing large infrastructure projects in the age of 24 hour transport connectivity.
BAI Communications has launched a new blog series revealing the challenges associated with installing underground comms networks. Read part one to learn more about how air quality can impact services and why experience and innovation are key.
The City of Toronto has launched multiple projects that aim to harness the power of cutting-edge technology to better serve its residents, in the quest to become a “smarter city”. These include smart traffic pilot projects that respond to real-time traffic patterns, a mini smart city on the waterfront and the recent completion of a wireless communications network by BAI Canada.
TfL confirms 4G on the Tube from 2019: BAI launches a new blog series exploring the transport technology challenges experienced in other cities
As Transport for London moves toward providing 4G on the Tube, BAI is launching a new blog series that explores the key challenges faced when wireless comms were rolled-out in New York, Toronto and Hong Kong.
BAI’s Andrew Conway talks about data dead-ends, and the challenges and opportunities associated with modernising an environment where legacy infrastructure dates back over a century.
Ahead of speaking at HackTrain 4.0, BAI UK’s Director of Engineering, Andrew Conway, discusses the golden opportunity the UK has to transform its rail infrastructure and the importance of innovation.
“Passengers want to experience the same connectivity on their commute as they do everywhere else, whether at work, at home or on the move. They also want to travel safely and easily above and below ground, accessing the information they need reliably and without interruption.”
Former O2 exec Andrew Conway joins in top tech role, while Roberta de Lima will lead marketing initiatives.
This week, BAI Communications is attending SmartTransit USA conference in Baltimore. We sat down with Josh MacKinnon, Director, Wi-Fi Technologies, for BAI Communications, based in Toronto, Canada to discuss the challenges of bringing Wi-Fi to a large transit system.
TfL highlights the urban transport opportunity at Australian British Infrastructure Investment Catalyst event
In this blog post, BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy talks about the recent Australian British Infrastructure Investment Catalyst (ABIIC) Conference, an event designed to promote the exchange of ideas across major infrastructure projects in Australia and the UK.
Achieving these European certifications demonstrates BAI’s continued commitment to safely delivering high quality infrastructure projects in the UK and other European countries, in line with our other global operations.
As we move towards a world of smart cities and ubiquitous high-speed internet connectivity, how do we ensure that passengers aren’t settling for an analogue transport system in the digital age, whilst at the same time leveraging rail and road infrastructure to unleash the full economic benefit of 5G?
BAI Canada is currently building the communication network to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to the Toronto Transit Commission subway. Finch station brings the total number of stations equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity to 58.
More than 12,600 new subway car maps and approximately 1,000 large station maps will now feature the new Second Avenue Line.
One year after launch, Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority owned company) confirms underground wireless and cellular connectivity a smash hit with more than 140 million cellular calls and 120 million Wi-Fi logins in 2017.read more
Broadcast Australia, a BAI Communications company, has extended coverage of DAB+ digital radio services in Darwin. Broadcast Australia commissioned DAB+ on behalf of the National Broadcasters – ABC and SBS and is excited to share these services to Darwin listeners.read more
BAI Canada & TTC deliver complete subway cellular connectivity: Freedom Mobile customers first to benefit
Freedom Mobile customers are first to use BAI Canada network to call, text and surf while in transit underground at all 75 subway stations and in nine kilometres of subway tunnel across the new Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.read more
Lowland Rescue, the UK’s governing committee for Lowland Search & Rescue teams in the UK, represents 35 teams, covering UK’s non Mountainous areas, and all of Northern Ireland.read more
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