Tag Archives: MTR

5 minutes with Paul Chan, Managing Director of BAI Communications Hong Kong

“5G offers the potential for the capture and analysis of far more data. What you do with this data can offer huge upsides in running your network. As an industry, we are all very interested in the idea of optimising data capture, analysis, and use cases. This is where 5G can intersect with IoT, and finally […]

Connecting people – 40 years of the Hong Kong transit network

The Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) is celebrating its 40th anniversary. First installed in 1979, the network was originally a simple 8km four-car configuration line running between Shek Kip Mei and Kwun Tong. Travellers in Hong Kong now make use of one of the finest transit systems in the world, and benefit from cellular […]

Five minutes with Esmond Cheung, Engineering Director, BAI Communications Hong Kong

Esmond Cheung has been part of BAI Communications Hong Kong from day one. Since joining the business in 1997, Esmond has gained extensive experience and knowledge from building the communications system for the Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) and working on other projects, including delivering services for public safety systems. We sat down with […]

Hong Kong’s underground riders get cutting-edge wireless network

Hong Kong consumers expect constant access to high-speed wireless data on demand, including when they ride underground public transport. Yet providing broadband confined coverage networks in one of the world’s busiest rapid transit railways in the world involves highly sophisticated precision-engineered systems – and that’s where RFE comes in.

Going underground to keep 2 billion Hong Kong travellers connected

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most vibrant and busiest cities. Its underground and light rail system is a testament to this, with over two billion trips per year supported by the service. There are 90 railway stations and 68 light rail stops on the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) network, stretching across […]

Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Four: Ensuring Installation Engineers have the right skillset

Mind the skills gap! Part 4 of BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy’s blog series on the challenges of deploying wireless for underground rail discusses how to ensure teams have the right skillset when installing high-speed communications in metro rail environments.

BAI Communications receives Gold Quality Award for MTR projects

Radio Frequency Engineering (RFE – now known as BAI Communications in Hong Kong) have earned the coveted Gold Quality Award in the Hong Kong MTR Projects Quality, Safety, Environmental and Stakeholder Engagement Awards Presentation Ceremony for its work on the radio systems of MTR West Island Line (WIL) and South Island Line (SIL). RFE Managing […]