When the New York City subway opened in 1904 even H.G. Wells probably didn’t envision the types of communications we take for granted today. Transit Wireless, a majority-owned BAI Communications company) took on the challenge of making it possible to use cellphones in underground subway stations. Not only is cell service now available, but Wi-Fi and public safety radios also work in underground stations.
Bill Bayne, CEO of Transit Wireless, speaks about what the company is doing, and some of the challenges they faced in making the network operational.