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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, […]