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Transit Wireless names Kristin Steiner Head of Strategic Partnerships and Sales

13 January 2021
New York, NY

Brings more than 20 years of wireless business development experience to the company

Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications and leading 5G wireless infrastructure company, announced that Kristin Steiner has joined the company as head of strategic partnerships and sales. In her senior leadership role, she will drive the sales strategy to facilitate the company’s growing 5G infrastructure buildouts and expand its public-private partnerships across transit and large commercial venues nationwide. Ms. Steiner is based in New York City and will report directly to Melinda White, chief executive officer of Transit Wireless.

“Kristin keeps the customer at the forefront and brings a success-based track record in leading sales across transit and venue infrastructure, including Carrier partnerships,” said Ms. White. “Kristin’s deep understanding of 5G and wireless infrastructure allows the strategic direction for business growth. I am confident she will drive long-term value for our partners.”

Ms. Steiner will be responsible for the company’s business development and growth, including partnerships with transit agencies, municipalities, and Mobile Network Operators.

“COVID-19 has demonstrated the need for continuous connectivity and Transit Wireless is well-positioned to provide the innovative technologies to meet this challenge,” said Ms. Steiner. “I am excited to expand our 5G-ready fiber networks and cutting-edge wireless infrastructure in New York City and beyond.”

Ms. Steiner comes to Transit Wireless with more than 20 years of wireless sales leadership experience delivering growth and revenue. She was previously Vice President of Business Development for Boingo. Prior to that, she served in executive roles at Crown Castle and Mobilitie. She began her career in Financial Planning and Analysis in the commercial real estate space.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and an MBA from the University of Redlands.

About Transit Wireless

Transit Wireless is a leading 5G wireless infrastructure company that provides cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity to large infrastructure projects including the New York City subway system. Transit Wireless and its majority shareholder BAI Communications, finances, designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless networks to connect millions of customers each day.  The Transit Wireless subway network is an award-winning public-private partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and provides service to all three Tier One wireless carriers. The network was honored with the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Award for “Best Wi-Fi Deployment to Connect the Unconnected in an Urban Environment” and the prestigious 2018 IDC “Smart Cities North America Award.” Transit Wireless is a proud supporter of the MTA and Literacy Partners annual “Subway Reads” campaign and won a 2018 Honorable Mention in the MTA’s Genius Transit Challenge. Find out more about Transit Wireless at or follow us on Twitter @TransitWireless.

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