Tag Archives: broadcastservices

Addressing the rural digital divide

The wide-open roads of Australia are a gateway to the vast expanse of the country’s natural beauty. But as regional communities know all too well; this big country abounds with connectivity black spots. Solving geographic challenges facing telecommunications provides a roadmap not only for the development of smart communities in Australia, but for rural or […]

BAI Communications participates in an innovative 5G technology trial for the Australian meat processing industry

BAI Communications Australia (BAI) today announced its participation in a 5G funded trial with the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) and leading developer of augmented intelligence technologies, Bondi Labs. BAI will design, supply and install a 5G communications network at two regional red meat processing facilities that will deliver the reliable high-speed connectivity required to […]

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 […]

Connectivity in regional Australia: challenges and solutions

Connectivity is critical for economic growth and social sustainability. It is becoming increasingly significant in our everyday lives and is an enabler that has profoundly changed how we live, work and stay connected with family and friends. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, including mandated isolation and social distancing, the shift of essential services such as health, […]

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 […]