It was a pleasure to attend techUK’s Future Mobility Services conference and hear about the innovative mobility and transport technologies being developed across the UK. The agenda included driverless cars, flying taxis and everything in between, with speakers from across the technology and transport sectors including Google Cloud, Hitachi and FiveAI. I spoke at a […]
The last few weeks have been a busy and unpredictable time in British politics. But despite the goings on in Westminster, I am delighted to see the launch of new proposals for amending development laws to allow for greater infrastructure to support the deployment of 5G and extended mobile coverage across England. These proposals will […]
Across the UK, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have delivered an extensive network of high-quality mobile voice and data services, meeting coverage targets set by the government. These targets have typically prioritised the provision of indoor coverage, so densely populated areas where signal is needed most are well serviced. However, this has also meant that transport […]
All around the world, connectivity is a key driver of economic growth. Connectivity creates new revenue opportunities, increases operational efficiency and fuels innovation. Across the public and private sector, universal superfast connectivity will be central to the UK competing globally in the future. However, to date there’s not been a consensus on how best to […]
During my career working at both network operators and equipment suppliers, I’ve always found it interesting to see the different ways organisations overseas approach the same communications challenges we face here in the UK. Now in my role at BAI Communications, a global specialist in transport communications, it’s even more important to keep learning from […]
By Andrew Conway, Director of Engineering, BAI UK Our team in the UK welcomed the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) which was published on Monday by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The Review commits the Government to making the UK a world leader in digital connectivity, embracing all the opportunities that […]
The news that London Underground will soon get mobile connectivity is a great boost to the city. The Tube was the world’s first mass transit and a trailblazer for the systems that followed. It seems strange therefore that London’s imitators have been quicker to implement mobile phone systems. Some cities – Tokyo and Seoul for […]
BAI Communications UK’s Director of Engineering Andrew Conway recently spoke to Jamie Davies at telecoms.com about the engineering challenges of deploying mobile on the tube.
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.