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BAI Communications research reveals strong industry support for smart communities and the need for greater public-private collaboration to build them

BAI Communications (BAI), a global shared communications infrastructure provider, today published a new report revealing organisations’ support for building smart communities is high but upgrading the network infrastructure necessary to enable them is a key challenge. The report titled: The building blocks of smarter, more connected communities: Smart communities report 2022 also reveals collaboration between […]

Building the smart cities of the future

More than half of the global population lives in urban areas. By 2050, it will be more than two-thirds, according to the United Nations. Urban living on this scale naturally brings social, environmental, and economic challenges that impact citizens’ quality of life. However, with smart city technology, we can build communities and cities that are […]

How to build the connectivity citizens want

Governments worry routinely about how best to plan their budgets so that money goes where citizens and businesses need it most. When building out digital infrastructure for advanced smart city connectivity, they should know they have enthusiastic backing from a key constituency: public transport users. 93% of respondents in our recent Connectivity outlook report said […]

BAI Communications partners with Mavenir to deliver Sunderland’s Smart City Project

Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects, today announced that BAI Communications (BAI), a global communications infrastructure provider, will be launching a Smart City project for Sunderland City Council in the north of England (UK), powered by […]

Station of the future: analytics and automation

Analytics and automation are the future of public transport. By giving operators, managers, drivers, station staff, maintenance teams and executives accurate and timely information, they can make better decisions. Insights and business intelligence derived from data analytics will reveal opportunities and efficiencies that might otherwise have remained hidden. Public-transit operators who embrace data to transform […]

Smart communities podcast episode 1

Smart communities podcast Episode one: The power of private networks Listen as Brendan O’Reilly, Group CTO at BAI Communications, and Regius Professor Rahim Tafazolli, founder and director of the ICS 5G Innovation Centre, as well as the new 6G Innovation Centre, discuss the power of private networks and the exciting future of 5G. Episode six: […]

Private network and 5G pairing supports smart city development

Consider the superior performance that 5G offers in terms of security and data flow, as well as the reliability, speed, mobility, flexibility, efficiency, and coverage that supports the necessary connectivity for advanced – smart – technology applications. As more organisations develop operations, processes, and services that require strong and ubiquitous cellular coverage, private networks are […]