Tag Archives: broadcastMTS

BAI Communications Australia partners in innovative Open RAN workgroup to improve mobile coverage across rural and regional New South Wales

BAI Communications Australia (BAI) has been selected to lead one of four working groups scoping active sharing partnership models in phase one of the Stage 1 Mobile Coverage Program’s (MCP) Active Sharing Partnership (the Partnership) led by the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW). Phase one of the Partnership brings together infrastructure providers and Mobile Network […]

All aboard: Connected fleets are coming, and passenger Wi-Fi is just the beginning

As part of his role as Head of Product, Solutions and Innovation, Chris Burchett oversees BAI’s connected transit product strategy, including the development of our next generation connected transport solutions. As part of our ‘World of connectivity – in celebration of World Wi-Fi Day’ series, we asked Chris to tell us more about bringing connectivity […]

Celebrating World Wi-Fi Day – connecting Sunderland

In celebration of World Wi-Fi Day – an initiative to recognise the incredible role Wi-Fi plays in connecting people and things – we wanted to highlight the exciting work we’re doing in Sunderland in partnership with Sunderland City Council to dramatically improve Wi-Fi access across the city. There are still many people in Sunderland who […]

A world of connectivity – celebrating World Wi-Fi Day

Monday 20 June marks ‘World Wi-Fi Day’, a unique worldwide initiative organised by Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) under the leadership of Connected Community Forum. It is a celebration and acknowledgement of the great contribution that Wi-Fi brings to our daily lives, and a charter to ‘connect the unconnected’. Wi-Fi is a crucial communication platform that […]

Mount Bellenden Ker cableway in Far North Queensland celebrates 50-year anniversary

The Mount Bellenden Ker cableway located in Far North Queensland celebrated 50 years in operation on 9 June 2022. The BAI Communications (BAI) team maintaining the broadcast transmission site and its unique mode of transport have been keeping communities connected for just as long. BAI Australia operates one of the most extensive broadcast networks in […]

From the frontline: keeping services on-air during devastating Lismore floods

Throughout March 2022, the Northern Rivers region, located in North-Eastern New South Wales (NSW) experienced unimaginable chaos and damage from flooding. As parts of the Australian East coast received more than triple the normal amount of rain, the floodwaters in Lismore peaked two metres above the previous record flood. While the widespread flooding captured the […]

BAI Communications Australia welcomes new Director of Telecommunications

BAI Communications Australia today announced Nick Gurney as its new Director of Telecommunications, joining BAI’s Australian leadership team and reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Peter Lambourne. “I am pleased to welcome Nick to the Australian business. His strong background supporting customers with the deployment of smart applications and services makes him an important asset […]

It’s time to share: ‘performance management’ for telecommunications infrastructure and networks

Welcome to the next instalment of It’s time to share, a discussion about transitioning networks from fully owned by mobile network operators (MNOs) and broadcasters to using shared infrastructure. This article focuses on the ongoing performance benefits and intrinsic efficiencies gained by using shared infrastructure. Service assurance and high levels of network availability are key […]

It’s time to share: the case for shared infrastructure networks

The approach to shared communications infrastructure owned and operated by a neutral host has different levels of maturity around the globe. A neutral host strategy ensures the right balance between investing in technology and ensuring stability of core network components for customers, writes BAI Australia’s General Manager, Service Delivery, Nathan Cornish. Welcome to the first […]

BAI Communications invests in new 236m tall MF in the Townsville region, Australia.

In 2020, BAI Communications invested in a new MF mast to ensure the longevity of the ABC Local Radio service in the Townsville region, Australia. The old mast was built in 1959 and stood at 198m tall. As part of BAI’s commitment to proactive network reinvestment, it was replaced with a new 236m guyed mast, […]