Tag Archives: Canada

Sharing network ownership doesn’t mean giving up control

It didn’t come as a big surprise that a substantial majority of respondents to BAI’s recent research on smart communities considered themselves innovators or early adopters at the forefront of new technology. It was a little more surprising to compare those responses to actual technology adoption: only 25% are using 5G networks and just 9% […]

Insights from Jamie Hayes, Managing Director – Streetscape, Fibre & Private Networks at BAI UK

This month’s insights from our leaders around the world comes from Jamie Hayes, Managing Director – Streetscape, Fibre & Private Networks at BAI UK. Before joining BAI, Jamie worked for BT, where he was responsible for BT’s Enterprise Wholesale business towards all mobile network operators. Prior to this, he held roles in Transformation and Sales […]

Hyperconnected London | How London’s boroughs can enable great digital connectivity

In a cost of living crisis, how can cities like London help their residents access jobs and drive growth? And how can we make sure that the most vulnerable have the connectivity they need to access education, public services and other opportunities? In June 2021, BAI Communications entered a historic £1bn investment partnership with Transport […]

BAI Communications closes acquisition of ZenFi Networks, further accelerating growth in the US market

BAI Communications (BAI) today announced the close of its acquisition of ZenFi Networks (ZenFi), a US East coast-based provider of digital infrastructure solutions and innovator in small cell deployment, offload & roaming services, fibre connectivity, and network edge colocation. ZenFi now becomes a BAI Group company, alongside Mobilitie and Transit Wireless in the United States, […]

Rethinking infrastructure to build smarter communities

Many people in the workforce today have never known anything other than exclusively digital workplaces. Connectivity permeates every aspect of our personal and professional lives; and advances in computing technology have given us the ability to access the digital world from anywhere. Smart communities are a natural extension of this technological evolution, and they depend […]

Smart partnerships build smart communities

A smart community initiative done right can seem like magic. End users just have what they need, when they need it, without effort. But it’s not magic. It’s partnership. With the right mix of partners, you get the resources, expertise and vision to create innovative smart communities that enhance safety and sustainability, and deliver an […]

Insights from Seán Keating, Chief Executive Officer at Vilicom

This month’s insights from our leaders around the world comes from Seán Keating, Chief Executive Officer at Vilicom. Seán has spent the last 20 years at Vilicom, firstly working in Operations and consulting. He now heads up the business as CEO, and is responsible for teams located in Reading, UK and Dublin, Ireland. Before joining […]

Future-proofing one of Australia’s largest industries with 5G and smart technologies

Meat processing is one of Australia’s largest manufacturing and agricultural export industries. It’s vital to not only the country’s economy but also to the day-to-day lives of thousands of people who live and work in the remote and rural regions of Australia where these facilities are typically located. To stay viable in a highly competitive […]

How smart city technology is transforming Sunderland

From smart education to smart bins, projects led by BAI Communications and Sunderland City Council show how digital technology can enhance everyday life Sunderland City Council, in partnership with BAI Communications (BAI), is developing pioneering new use cases for smart city technology and digital infrastructure, as it works towards its ambition to become the UK’s […]

Building smart cities, one community at a time

This blog is the first in a series exploring the themes uncovered in our 2022 Smart communities report: The building blocks of smarter, more connected communities. The term ‘smart city’ often conjures up visions of sci-fi landscapes full of futuristic technology that seem far removed from our current reality. But in fact, smart cities are […]